HSPD-12

  • Employee Identity Verification Cards

    All federal employees and contractors will soon need to use Employee Identity Verification Cards. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has now released updated technical specifications for the cards. Hildy Ferraiolo, a computer scientist for NIST, discusses what the update means for federal agencies.

  • HSPD-12 Compliance Update

    Only 29 percent of more than 4 million federal employees and contractors have secure identification cards. The goal of issuing Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 cards to every employee and vendor who needs access fell short…

  • Most agencies miss HSPD-12 deadline

    OMB says those who missed it must have corrective plans

  • OMB names four new shared service providers

    Four agencies to provide IT security certification and accreditation services

  • OMB names four new shared service providers

    Four agencies to provide IT security certification and accreditation services

  • Cyber review heads to final deliberations

    CIO Council offers advice on improving agency input on IT security

  • CIO Council helps industry with secure ID interoperability

    New guidance provides advice to ensure non-federally issued identity cards can work with federal HSPD-12 cards and systems.

  • Establishing Identity in a Cloud Computing Environment

    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.

  • Focus of identity management changing for federal govt.

    FederalNewsRadio has told been tracking identity management — and most of us have heard of HSPD-12 cards. In many ways, identity management is entering a new phase — less focused on getting cards out to…

  • Almost three quarters of all feds have HSPD-12 cards

    More than 3.3 million agency employees now have secure ID cards. The CIO Council also releases new roadmap and implementation guidance for identity and access management. The guidance is intended to bring several governmentwide efforts together under one initiative.