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  • Sarah Schacht Named Operations Manager of Identity Ecosystem Steering Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sarah Schacht Named Operations Manager of Identity Ecosystem Steering Group

    Sarah Schacht, a principal consultant at Smarter Civic, has been appointed as operations manager at the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group. The private sector-led organization said Thursday Schacht will help grow IDESG’s Identity Ecosystem Framework registry and foster collaborations with companies, government agencies and civil organizations in the areas of privacy, security and identity management. “We are excited to […] More

  • Galois Subsidiary, Partners Work on IoT-Enabled Smart Home, Transit Systems Under NIST Grant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Galois Subsidiary, Partners Work on IoT-Enabled Smart Home, Transit Systems Under NIST Grant

    Galois has received a $1.86 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace to provide a data storage system with privacy and Internet of Things functions. Tozny, the authentication and mobile security subsidiary of Galois, said it will be the technical lead on the pilot program and will […] More

  • NIST Awards Cyber Tech Pilot Grants to MorphoTrust, HealthIDx, Galois - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST Awards Cyber Tech Pilot Grants to MorphoTrust, HealthIDx, Galois

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded $3.7 million in grants to support the pilot projects of MorphoTrust USA, HealthIDx and Galois under the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace program. NIST said Monday this fourth round of grants is part of the agency’s larger efforts to ensure the security of online transactions and data privacy. “We need more “” and better “” […] More

  • 3 Companies to Test Online Data Security Tools Under NIST Grant Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    3 Companies to Test Online Data Security Tools Under NIST Grant Program

    The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology has offered MorphoTrust, HealthIDx and Galois $3.7 million in total grants to build tools that can help organizations and consumers to secure their online transactions. MorphoTrust, HealthIDx and Galois represent the fourth set of grant recipients under NIST’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, the agency said Monday. […] More

  • 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

  • CA Joins White House in Support of NSTIC - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CA Joins White House in Support of NSTIC

    CA Technologies is throwing its hat into the ring, cooperating with the White House to assist in creating an identity ecosystem. In support of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, CA Technologies showcased its security products, designed to improve privacy, security and convenience, at a U. S. Chamber of Commerce conference last week. […] More

  • Jeremy Grant Joins NIST Team as Senior Executive Adviser - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jeremy Grant Joins NIST Team as Senior Executive Adviser

    The Information Technology Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced that Jeremy Grant is joining the NIST team as a senior executive adviser to manage the launch of a National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. Grant has previously served in various leadership positions across the […] More

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