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  • IRS Eyes Own ID Verification Service With Planned $129M Acquisition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IRS Eyes Own ID Verification Service With Planned $129M Acquisition

    The Internal Revenue Service plans to award three blanket purchase agreements worth $129 million combined in July for a new identity verification service separate from Connect.gov, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes that the agency issued a request for quotations at the end of April as it transitions away from the governmentwide use of Connect.gov. […] More

  • GSA to Hold Webinar on Federated Digital ID Ecosystem Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA to Hold Webinar on Federated Digital ID Ecosystem Program

    The General Services Administration will have an industry day webinar to discuss the request for information it released in April for Connect.gov’s federated digital identity ecosystem. GSA said in the notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps that the webinar is scheduled on June 2 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The agency will provide information on the operational models […] More

  • GSA Seeks Industry Input on Business Model for Connect.gov Full Operational Capability - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA Seeks Industry Input on Business Model for Connect.gov Full Operational Capability

    The General Services Administration is seeking information on potential sources of business models or procurement vehicles for the implementation of federated digital identity credential services for the Connect.gov program. In the notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps, GSA said the project management office for cloud computing services within the Federal Acquisition Service aims to develop a shared service operating […] More

  • FedRAMP Board Approves SecureKey's ID Authentication Tool; Charles Walton Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FedRAMP Board Approves SecureKey’s ID Authentication Tool; Charles Walton Comments

    SecureKey Technologies has received the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board provisional authority to operate for the company’s briidge.net exchange cloud-based identity and authentication platform after a review by third-party assessor Veris Group. The platform will work to help citizens use Connect.gov and access digital government services with government-approved, commercially issued online credentials, SecureKey said Tuesday. “Looking ahead to a digital future, identity services will be vital […] More

  • ID.me Gets Approval to Issue 'Dot-Gov' Digital ID Credentials; Ryan Fox Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ID.me Gets Approval to Issue ‘Dot-Gov’ Digital ID Credentials; Ryan Fox Comments

    ID.me has won an 18-month contract to issue General Services Administration digital identity credentials for stakeholders to access government agency websites. Individuals will be able to log in to Connect.Gov shared cloud service using GSA’s Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management-approved credentials, ID.me said Wednesday. “The Connect.Gov initiative allows individuals verified through ID.me to utilize one set of digital credentials across a […] More

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