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NIST issues digital identity update allowing agencies to use synced passkeys

The supplement to NIST’s digital identity guidelines could pave the way for agencies to adopt stronger multi-factor authentication methods.

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Federal CISO doubles down on phishing-resistant MFA following Lapsus$ review

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SSA built a system to help combat identity fraud. Backers say it’s ‘at risk of collapse’

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS digital identity tests come as Biden administration looks to tamp down on online fraud

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UPDATED: White House zero trust strategy offers a chance to revamp digital authentication

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