Samsung, Google acknowledge flaws in phone-unlocking biometric tools
The episodes highlight how, just like any other technology, biometrics software needs to be rigorously tested for bugs.
WhatsApp adds biometric feature to help protect messages
Even end-to-end encryption can’t protect WhatsApp users’ messages if someone has physical control of their device — a problem this update should help solve.
White House seeks to tighten identity management in federal agencies
A memo from OMB asks agencies to coordinate regularly to make sure federal identity management policies are consistently implemented.
Tech Brief: Put your mobile strategy to work for agency transformation
Learn how your agency may already have the tools to boost workforce productivity using secure mobile device technology and management tools.
Pentagon now testing behavioral ID pilot that would replace CAC card
The deal comes more than a year after then-CIO Terry Halvorsen first pledged to get rid of the ubiquitous Common Access Card smartcard.
NIST finalizes radical update of digital ID guidelines
The final document, dubbed NIST Special Publication 800-63, is the third revision of the guidelines and the end product of a year-plus long process of public consultation.