National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC)
Helping individuals and organizations utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use and interoperable identity credentials to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice and innovation.
Putting the Fed in Federation (Part 3): A New Way to Buy Identity Services
As part of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), President Obama directed Federal agencies to be early adopters of the Identity Ecosystem — which NSTIC defines as "an online environment where individuals and organizations are able to trust each other because they follow agreed upon standards to obtain and authenticate their digital identities." ... more
Atlanta IDESG Plenary Recap: Pilots, Progress, and the Value of Trustmarks
In just 18 months, the IDESG has come a long way from its chaotic first meeting in Chicago. The phrase of the week for over 200 total in-person and virtual attendees this month at the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) plenary in Atlanta: keep your foot on the gas. With this in mind, attendees set their sights on a challenge laid down by and a senior White House cyber security official in the opening keynote: develop a trustmark scheme by the end of 2014, backed by a handful of high profile early adopters. ... more