Securing Federal Identity 2019 Recap: Executives Share Insights on Evolving Initiatives, Policies, Technologies for Secure Identity and Access in Government

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Government agency executives, security experts and technology providers gathered at the Secure Technology Alliance’s Securing Federal Identity 2019 conference in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss the latest developments and innovations in federal identity credentialing and access security.

Speakers at this year’s event looked to the future, focusing on the need for evolving security standards and solutions to keep up with emerging threats, advancements in identity management, and improvements around current practices for logical and physical access control.

Keeping Up with Modern Security Threats Through Evolving Technologies, Standards

Ross Foard, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), kicked off the event with a central theme: as use of new identity technologies such as mobile devices and cloud grows in government settings, organizations need to adapt their security practices to combat potential risks.

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