When you consider the law enforcement sector and how often cases span cities, counties and even state lines, it’s imperative that governments can coordinate and easily share information. A federated identity system could lay the groundwork for new systems that allow for these seamless connections.
Because the application became much more efficient, employee satisfaction increased significantly and citizens viewed the agency as more valuable.
Adam Zeimet, Branch Chief for ICAM at the Agriculture Department, has been with the program since it started. It’s evolved since then to support more than 120,000 employees and 750,000 public users. He talked to GovLoop about central considerations to ICAM at the agency.
The role of identity governance is simple in principle: give the right people the right access to the right data. To do this, trusted and properly managed identity access has to become the primary control.
Brandon Iske, ICAM Lead at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), talked to GovLoop about the agency’s focus on IAM issues and its future plans.
With AI and ML, agencies are able to review data in bulk to actively monitor for the first signs of an attack and respond quickly.
During an interview with GovLoop, Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett described the Navy’s cybersecurity challenges while modernizing its networks.
“Privileged access can be exploited and used to gain access to sensitive data,” said Jermyn. “We’ve seen time and time again, attackers will get into the network. It’s not about keeping them out; it’s about limiting what they can do once they are in the network. How do we stop them from escalating privileges and… Read more »
The Air Force is looking to buy more cloud services, DevSecOps licenses and talent to prepare its IT efforts for mission success.
A Senior Policy Adviser at NIST’s Trusted Identities Group shared government trends and what identity and access management means for everyday employees.