Tag Archives: Identity Management

Okta’s Habib Hourani: Further Insight Into User’s Activity Key to Frictionless Authentication

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Habib Hourani, a solutions engineer at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), said having deeper insights into employees and citizens could help agencies achieve frictionless and secure authentication and improve customer experience.

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B&A-Idemia NSS Partnership Aims to Offer Identity Services in Federal Market; Jonathan Evans, Scott Swann Quoted

Information technology systems integrator B&A has entered into a strategic partnership with Idemia National Security Solutions to bring identity management and authentication service offerings to the U.S. federal criminal justice market.

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Guidehouse Lands $150M State Dept Identity Management Services IDIQ

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Guidehouse has received a potential 10-year, $150M contract from the State Department to provide platforms and related technical services for the bureau of diplomatic security’s Identity Management Services acquisition program. The department announced the contract award in a notice posted Thursday.

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RSA’s Robert Carey: Cybersecurity, Mission Outcomes Should Be Prioritized in Agency IT Modernization

Robert Carey, vice president and general manager of global public sector solutions at RSA, has said government agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should prioritize mission outcomes and cybersecurity.

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HHS Seeks Proposals for $347M Follow-On Credential, Access Mgmt Support Contract

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year, $347M follow-on contract for authentication and identity management services to help federal employees and contractors comply with the cybersecurity requirements in the Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The HSPD-12 Identity, Credential and Access …

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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Agencies Should Advance Cyber Tech Interoperability Through Standardization

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said agencies should work with industry to standardize cyber tools used to secure networks, endpoints and data in order to facilitate information sharing with other platforms. “Reducing complexity through standardization can enhance protection at every level and support …

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Okta’s Chris Niggel: Data Security’s Future Is Linked to Identity Management

Chris Niggel, director of security and compliance at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies seeking to protect information systems from cyber threats should adopt security controls “that match the level of risk.” Niggel wrote that choosing such controls begins with the process of …

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KeyLogic Eyes Biometrics Services Expansion Through CrossResolve Buy

KeyLogic Systems has purchased Morgantown, West Virginia-based forensics and identity management services provider CrossResolve for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand the former’s biometrics service offerings. KeyLogic said Wednesday it plans to leverage CrossResolve’s relationships and contracts in support of federal agencies such as the FBI and the departments …

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Carahsoft Offers Okta ID Mgmt, Cloud Tech via GSA Schedule, SEWP V

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2016 — Carahsoft Technology has included Okta‘s technologies to its Schedule contract with the General Services Administration and Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement V contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Okta’s identity and mobility management technology are now available via the GSA Schedule while its cloud-based products are offered via SEWP …

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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure. Potter wrote that agencies should start addressing such …

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