NIST awards a total of $7 million in grants to five organizations to develop and pilot reliable and easy-to-use identity credentials that could help build trust in online commerce and boost the economy.
Iris scanning is becoming old hat for authenticating individuals entering secured facilities or crossing international borders, but it remains several years away for use in providing access to IT systems.
In the wake of Arbor Network's recent discovery of a new botnet that's brute-forcing passwords on WordPress sites, security experts, including Nick Levay of Bit9, recommend beefing up password security on web applications.
Consolidating Microsoft Active Directory isn't just a technical challenge, but a personnel one as well. Just ask Johnson Matthey's Steve Way, who had to calm dozens of administrators he labels as "masters of their own universe."
In the wake of the NSA leak by former systems administrator Edward Snowden, how can organizations limit the amount of data access offered to those managing IT systems? Former CIA CISO Robert Bigman explains.
The implementation of IPv6, the new Internet communications protocol, will have a major impact on identity and access management. EMC researcher Davi Ottenheimer explains how organizations should prepare.
Having the right log and access management tools in place - and not all tools are used by all agencies at all times - doesn't mean that the proper authorities are alerted in a timely manner to activities that could jeopardize the nation's security.
Collecting massive amounts of data on individuals, whether in the government or private sector, has become the norm in our society. It's not quite Orwellian, but it's a situation we might have to learn to live with.
Beyond mobile device and data security, what are the ID and access challenges facing security leaders - and how are cutting-edge organizations tackling them? CSOs Elayne Starkey and Malcolm Harkins share tips.
Business line managers are in better positions to control and monitor network and system access privileges than IT departments, since they know their employees and the privileges they should be provided, says Bill Evans of Dell Software.