Tags biometrics

WhatsApp adds biometric feature to help protect messages

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 year ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

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.

NIST urged to include multi-factor authentication in cyber framework

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The U.S. government should specify some form of online identity security more than just a username and password in the forthcoming update to its voluntary Cybersecurity Framework, advocates urge.

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