PIV cards could help federal cybersecurity on mobile devices

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It sounds like Greek — derived PIV credentials. But a better approach to managing information on personal identity verification cards can help an ongoing federal challenge, namely how to improve cybersecurity for people using mobile devices. Now the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has released fresh guidance on so-called derived credentials. Hildegard Ferraiolo, a computer scientist with the Security Components and Mechanisms Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for what it is and how it works.

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