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NIST Seeks to Advance Multi-Factor Authentication Adoption Through 6 Pilot Projects

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has introduced six new pilot projects that seek to secure and facilitate online access to local and state government services through multi-factor authentication and other identity-based verification measures. Mike Garcia, deputy director of NIST’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, wrote in a blog …

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Naomi Lefkovitz: Privacy Risk Mgmt Framework Supplements NIST Cyber Efforts

Naomi Lefkovitz, senior privacy policy adviser at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, has outlined the potential impact of the agency’s privacy risk management framework on the government’s overall cybersecurity effort, FierceGovernmentIT reported Monday. Lefkovitz told Molly Bernhart Walker in an interview that the recently released draft report on the …

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Former NSTIC Head Jeremy Grant Previews Continued Work on Online ID Ecosystem Framework

Jeremy Grant, former director for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, said that the initiative continues to move toward the release of an identity ecosystem framework for online transactions, FierceGovernmentIT reported Monday. He told the publication’s Molly Bernhart Walker that the partnership between the private sector and the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s …

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NIST’s Trusted Cyber Identities Strategy Offers Funding for 2015 ID Mgmt Pilots

The National Program Office of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace has launched the fourth round of funding available for pilot programs on identity management technologies for online transactions. Jeremy Grant writes Thursday on the NSTIC blog that the strategy will fund private-sector companies to develop online authentication technologies that …

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