Blog Posts Tagged with "NSTIC"

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NIST Steering Group to Support Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

March 15, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

"The committee will guide creation of an ‘Identity Ecosystem’ in which businesses and individuals can have more confidence in the security and privacy of their online transactions. The committee will also be responsible for identifying resources that will support the effort..."

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NIST Seeks Proposals to Improve Trust in Cyberspace

February 10, 2012 Added by:Headlines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) launched a competition for pilot projects to accelerate progress toward improved systems for interoperable, trusted online credentials that go beyond simple user IDs and passwords...

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NIST Workshop to Support Trusted IDs in Cyberspace

January 27, 2012 Added by:Headlines

The workshop will focus on how technologies and standards can help the framework of the Identity Ecosystem coalesce. As envisioned by the NSTIC, the Identity Ecosystem is a user-centric online environment—a set of technologies, policies and agreed upon standards...

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Federal Agencies Tap Online Trust Alliance for Training

November 17, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“Authentication is the front line defense... This program, supported by the White House, will help stem the tide of malicious and deceptive email. This is a great example of the public and private sector working together to increase end-to-end trust of our nation’s critical infrastructure..."

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NSTIC – The Right Step, But is the Direction Right?

May 02, 2011 Added by:Eli Talmor

"All the authentication in the world won't stop a bad guy who goes around the authentication system, either by finding bugs exploitable before authentication is performed, finding bugs in the authentication system itself, or hijacking your system and abusing the authenticated connection..."

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NSTIC: Questions I'd be Asking

May 01, 2011 Added by:Keith Mendoza

The NSTIC is still in its infancy. However, the White House is aggressively pushing for its implementation, and we will be seeing the Identity Ecosystem pretty soon. I just hope that these very basic questions are answered in a convincing way when that time comes...

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Obama Outlines Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

April 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines

This is NOT a government-mandated, national ID program; in fact, it's not an identity 'program' at all. This is a call by the administration to the private sector to step up, take leadership of this effort and provide the innovation to implement a privacy-enhancing, trusted system...

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