CBP Rolls Out Facial Recognition at Silicon Valley Airport

International travel at the Mineta San José International Airport has doubled in recent years.

What Government Could Learn from Payment Companies About Identity Management

If someone finds or steals a government Personal Identity Verification card, it’s possible that they could access sensitive or secret information during a very limited window before its loss was reported or discovered.

Here's a Non-Binary Approach to Smarter Cybersecurity

Moving beyond an "allow or deny" choice could reduce friction between agency security pros and their end users.

NSA Hasn’t Implemented Post-Snowden Security Fixes, Audit Finds

The spy agency also fell short on numerous information security requirements, according to its first public audit overview.

IRS Has A Plan to Verify Taxpayers’ IDs. Now It Needs to Do It.

The agency has a plan to improve taxpayer authentication but needs to work out details on funding and execution, according to a government watchdog.

Census Should Be More Transparent About Cyber Protections, Former Officials Say

The Census Bureau will conduct its first largely online decennial census in 2020 but hasn’t said how it will secure the process.

What If Your Data Could Secure Itself?

Building strong protections at the network perimeter are only part of the solution.

GSA Adds Login.gov to Sweeping Bug Bounty Program

Participants can win between $150 and $5,000 for each bug they find.

The Pentagon Wants to Automate Some Classification Decisions

The proposed software would help defense officials make classification decisions and automatically enforce them.

There’s Even More Bad News About IRS Information Security

A board charged with overseeing the agency’s sprawling active directory networks isn’t fulfilling its basic responsibilities.

Auditor Dings CFPB Complaint System for Poor Identity Management

The system is doing better on patching vulnerabilities and continuously monitoring activity for anomalies.

How to Secure Applications in Hybrid Cloud Environments

Enforcing multifactor authentication is just one way to help secure data.

The IRS Doesn’t Know Who’s Accessing Its Most Sensitive Data

The tax agency also isn’t patching vulnerabilities on those systems in a timely manner, an audit found.

Government Should ‘Stop Pretending’ Your Social Security Number is Secret

Cyber experts want Congress to explore different ways to prove people’s identities.