Tag Archives: identity verification

Perspecta, NextgenID Partner to Develop Remote Identity Verification Platform; Jeff Bohling Quoted

Jeff Bohling SVP

Perspecta has entered into a collaboration agreement with NextgenID to develop an identity proofing solution to remotely assess and verify the identity of individuals who apply for credentials to gain physical and network access to government facilities, Perspecta reported on Tuesday. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) updated the SP800-63A standard to enable the use of remote identity proofing for federal agencies.

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IRS Orders Temporary Suspension of Equifax ID Verification Support Contract

The Internal Revenue Service has decided to temporarily postpone a $7.2 million contract awarded to consumer credit reporting firm Equifax for taxpayer identity verification support services as the agency continues to review the company's systems, Politico reported Thursday. The decision came weeks after the agency awarded the sole-source contract to Equifax …

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ID.me Platform Gets FedRAMP Ready Status

ID.me has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to deliver an identity proofing platform to U.S. government agencies. The company said Thursday it secured the FedRAMP Ready status for its remote identity verification platform a month after it received the FIDO U2F certification in September. FedRAMP granted …

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UK Agency Taps Dell to Decommission Legacy Registration Platform

Dell has received a two-year, $1.2 million contract to help the U.K. Department for Work and Pensions decommission an online tool for citizens to access government services, system, Government Computing reported Friday. Neil Merrett writes the contract for Government Gateway covers hardware maintenance and software support services to DWP, Merrett reports. According to …

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MorphoTrust’s DoD ID Verification Contract Renewed; Bob Eckel Comments

MorphoTrust has received a $3.5 million contract renewal to extend its biometrics-based identity verification services for the Defense Department as part of a third-year option. The company said Tuesday it will continue to provide the MorphoTrust ABIS or automated biometric identification system to DoD in support of the national security mission. “Federal agencies need to be …

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Robert Carey, Michael Papay Among Speakers at Smart Card Alliance Govt Conference

Speakers from government and industry will deliver keynote speeches and head the panel discussions at next month’s 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington, D.C. Smart Card Alliance said Tuesday the June 9-10 conference will tackle cybersecurity issues, advances in mobile identity, biometric systems, personal identity verification credentials, healthcare identification and developments …

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