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What will replace the CAC card?


DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen threw down the gauntlet at a Washington conference in June. The fifteen year-old Common Access Card, long the staple of physical and logical access in the military, will be phased out within two years. Now DOD agencies are searching for answers. What will replace the CAC card? The short answer:...

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The Password is Dead?


The password is dead, or at least that was what Bill Gates proclaimed in 2004. Since then, the password has been declared defunct many times by industry leaders and pundits. Death knells for the much maligned, but much used passwords have now reached a frantic level. Despite the strident proclamations of the demise of...

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Why INTERPOL is Urging Wider Use of Biometrics


INTERPOL knows that the identity data in its database is the best weapon governments have in the fight against terrorism and criminal activity. This is no news to terrorists and criminals, who have long used forged documents, aliases and other methods of...

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Cyber Security Awareness for All


October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Created under the leadership of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, NCSAM is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has...