Posts Tagged: NSTIC

Retaining privacy when doing business online

This post was originally posted on the Center for the Business of Government Blog, written by Dan Chenok. I recently spoke at a 2-day event hosted by NIST that addressed privacy and identity management as part of the NSTIC; the NSTIC represents the most far-reaching set of goals and objectives to date around promoting secure,… Read more »

NIST’s Grant at Center of New ID System

Jeremy Grant, senior executive advisor for ID management to the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, has a very large task. He is responsible for establishing a program office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC. Find out more about how Grant is working to keep… Read more »

Political Spending Order is a Dud

President Obama’s executive order, “Disclosure of Political Spending ByGovernment Contractors” appears to have some flaws. The purpose of theorder is to ensure that contracting decisions are “merit-based” and are “freefrom undue influence of factors extraneous to the underlying merits ofcontracting decision-making…” Nobody can argue with that, but the reportingabout political contributions by contractors that the… Read more »