Identity Authentication

Telework exposes vulnerabilities in older ID systems

Adversaries are adapting to the shifting identity authentication gaps on federal and commercial networks created by the remote work environment, according to federal security experts.

NSA to release VPN security advisory amid telework boom

Organizations that spent the past decade hardening their corporate networks must now contend with their workforce signing in from insecure, unmanaged personal devices at home.

NSA launches pilot program to secure defense contractors

The National Security Agency is testing a secure domain name system model to better secure companies in the defense industrial base, which houses much of the nation's weapons technology.

Air Force aims to make secure mobile identity management the norm

Jason Howe, the Air Force's chief technology officer and chief cloud architect for manpower, personnel, and services, said the pandemic has exposed DOD's need for better mobile security.

DOD: Primes to serve as cyber 'help desk' for startups

The Defense Department is pushing forward with its unified cybersecurity standard for contractors and wants large companies and industry associations to show startups and smaller firms the way.

DISA inches closer to CAC alternative

The Defense Information Systems Agency is making strides toward employing a continuous verification capability.

Pentagon releases unified cyber standard for contractors

The Defense Department's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework is ready for public comment.

DOD previews new cyber strategy

The Defense Department's cyber strategy highlights infrastructure protection and greater reliance on commercial technology to stay competitive.