Identity

Weeding Out Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Just Became More Difficult

Millions of out-of-work Americans are filing for unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic and fraudsters are using the unprecedented crush of filings to take advantage.

Why We Adopt and Then Ditch Online Security Tips

“It can be challenging to follow through with a particular piece of advice, and sometimes experts conflict with each other in providing advice,” a researcher said.

New Government Technology Could Herald Our New Normal

Perhaps we can get back to something akin to normal but in a safer way.

COVID-19 Should Prompt Enterprises to Move Quickly to Zero Trust 

While implementing zero trust architecture during this period of coronavirus-caused disruption is unlikely, agency leaders can take some steps to build some of the foundational capabilities necessary.

Real ID Deadline Postponed Due to Coronavirus

President Trump pushed back the Oct. 1 deadline that would have required Americans to have Real ID compliant driver’s licenses and other identification cards in order to board an airplane.

3 Essential Steps to Help Ensure Data Protection in the Mobile Workforce

Federal agencies can protect their most valuable assets by taking security measures at multiple touchpoints.

CISA Director Pushes to Discontinue Social Security Numbers as Identification

Industry is eager to promote alternatives and improvements for digital identity. 

GSA Is Hiring a Contractor Team to Work on Login.gov

The single sign-on platform needs improved security, scalability and availability as the program pushes for broader use across government.

When Both Sides Have Drones, How Do You Know Which Ones to Kill?

The U.S. Army recently tested a system that helps defenders wipe the skies of just the unfriendly aerial robots.

Bots Are Destroying Political Discourse As We Know It

They’re mouthpieces for foreign actors, domestic political groups, even the candidates themselves. And soon you won’t be able to tell they’re bots.

Fingerprint Login Should Be a Secure Defense for Our Data, But Most of Us Don't Use It Properly

Most users remain unaware of its initial purpose.

DHS Silicon Valley Program Makes Two Awards for Digital Credentials Management

The department is working to digitize the process for issuing, verifying and managing credentials like travel documents and employment authorizations.