Tag Archives: Identity and Access Management

By Light to Continue VA Identity, Access Mgmt Support; Bob Donahue Quoted

By Light Professional IT Services will provide a range of enterprise services for the identity and access management program at the Department of Veterans Affairs under a five-year task order worth more than $100M. "We will continue to leverage our Agile software development capability – combined with our cyber security expertise, to ensure that our nation’s veterans have secure access to health and benefits," Bob Donahue, founder and CEO of By Light, said in a statement released Tuesday.

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Cloud-Based Identity Tools, Mobile Device-Based Authentication Among Cyber Market Trends to Watch in 2019

Some of the trends in the cybersecurity market to watch in 2019 include the availability of identity platforms in the cloud and use of mobile devices in authentication, Security Today reported Wednesday. Organizations aim to supplement application security platforms in the cloud with cloud-based identity and access management systems. The …

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Accenture Federal Services’ Gus Hunt: Data-Centric Security Key to Cyber Resilience

Gus Hunt, cybersecurity strategy lead at Accenture’s federal services business, has said adopting data-centric security approach could help agencies protect data, maintain control of networks and achieve cyber resilience. Hunt wrote in a Nextgov piece posted Monday that agencies should develop a framework for data tagging and marking in order to facilitate …

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NTT Data Receives Axiomatics Federal ‘Gold Partner’ Designation; Kevin Durkin Comments

NTT Data Services has obtained a “Gold Partner” status from Axiomatics and will begin to offer the latter’s authorization management suite for applications, databases and big data to federal clients. Both companies aim to help customer agencies gain access to control software, architectural guidance and professional services necessary to implement external authorization …

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Technica Secures Task Order to Provide Identity & Access Mgmt Platform for Labor Dept

Technica has received a potential $7.7 million task order to provide an identity and access management platform and associated services to the Labor Department. The task order has a base value of $6.3 million with two option years and was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program Tools and Continuous Monitoring …

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USCIS Picks Sevatec for ID, Access Mgmt Contract; Sonny Kakar Comments

Sevatec will assist in the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ work to implement an identity, credential and access management system under a prime contract. The company will develop and maintain the identity and access management environment of USCIS in collaboration with DSFederal, Sevatec said Tuesday. “We are honored to continue supporting …

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Tom Keane: Microsoft’s Azure Govt Cloud Adds 4 Federal Certifications

Microsoft has received additional federal certifications for its Azure Government cloud computing platform after evaluations of the product’s data security features for U.S. public sector organizations. Tom Keane, partner director for Microsoft Azure program management, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the platform obtained a moderate provisional authority-to-operate status under …

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Steve Firestone: Data Breaches, Mobile Apps Demand to Influence Firms’ ID Mgmt Strategies

CA Technologies has highlighted five trends that the company believes will shape security professionals’ approach to identity and access management in 2015. The company forecasts that organizations will move away from basic identity administration methods and emphasize identity security as a result of massive enterprise data breaches last year, CA …

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CA Technologies’ David Gormley: IAM Tool Usage Key to Customer Engagement

David Gormley, a director at CA Technologies‘ security business, pointed to identity and access management tools as ways to protect a company’s networks as it engages with customers via electronic channels, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday. Gormley told the website that companies must balance customer service and security by continuing interactions with customers while ensuring customer-facing applications and services …

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Verizon Unveils ‘Smart Credential’ Enterprise Security Service; Johan Sys Comments

Verizon has released a cloud-based credentialing service to clients in the U.S., European and Asia-Pacific regions that want to consolidate their physical and virtual worlds to help prevent data breaches. “Smart Credential” offers a single identity that will work to secure access to buildings and facilities, provide logical access to workstations and …

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Northrop and CA Technologies Partner to Offer Cloud Services; Amy Caro Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. will provide identity and access management tools for clients through CA Technologies‘ cloud software programs. Northrop said it will use the CA CloudMinder software-as-a-service to extend its cloud-based services for healthcare, civil government and state customers., Northrop Grumman said Tuesday. “Protecting the security and privacy of our …

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