Android devices are next up in DoD\'s effort to get off-the-shelf smartphones up to snuff with the Pentagon\'s security needs. Also, the Army looks for a better way to do two-factor authentication on mobile devices.
The Defense Department will begin taking Social Security numbers off of the ID cards held by DoD employees and retirees. The changes, part of a 2008 SSN reduction plan, will begin in June, officials said.
New regulations published Thursday aim to make sure agencies reclaim vendor employees\' HSPD-12 cards when they\'re no longer needed to perform contract work.
The military is performing a proof of concept in Utah by putting transit benefits on employees\' Common Access Cards. USDA is implementing technology to require the use of HSPD-12 cards to log onto applications.
Aired Wednesday, July 15th at 2:05pm With the recent decision by the Federal government to move to a Cloud Computing environment, the role of verifying the identity of an authorized user as well as defining their rights once inside the cloud presents a series of opportunities as well as challenges.