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Federal lead to 'kill the password,' NSTIC's Jeremy Grant resigning with 'mixed feelings'

Grant has been serving as the director for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace program office since it was stood up in 2011.

NIST announces 4th round of NSTIC pilots

The National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to fund more identity solutions through a fourth round of grants to pilot real-world implementation of the White House's National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC.

Q&A: IDESG's Peter Brown on building the NSTIC 'identity ecosystem' (Continued)

FierceGovernmentIT  caught up with Peter Brown, chairman of the IDESG management council, to discuss the latest plenary meeting, the group's vision for an "identity ecosystem" and what happens to the organization when its contract with NIST runs out.

Q&A: IDESG's Peter Brown on building the NSTIC 'identity ecosystem'

FierceGovernmentIT  caught up with Peter Brown, chairman of the IDESG management council, to discuss the latest plenary meeting, the group's vision for an "identity ecosystem" and what happens to the organization when its contract with NIST runs out.

NSTIC pilot uses biometrics to bring identity management to seniors

Members of AARP, a nonprofit group that serves adults 50 years or older, are testing technology to help them better manage their digital identities in a simple, but more secure way using biometrics. It's just one of 15 federally funded pilots that was recently highlighted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

NIST extends $3M in third round of online identity solution grants

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is awarding almost $3 million in its third round of grants to pilot real-world implementation of the White House's  National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC.

Cross-sector NSTIC implementation tough to crack, says panel

Reaching the point where identity solutions that apply to the healthcare sector could also be accepted in the area of financial services or other sectors continues to be a challenge for the  Identity Ecosystem Steering Group.

HHS official presses NSTIC group to develop ID solution to spur EHR adoption

Better identity management solutions could go a long way in encouraging electronic health record adoption among patients and providers nationwide, said a Health and Human Services Department official June 19. Many of the health information technology efforts spearheaded by HHS's Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT rely heavily on credentials and authentication.

NIST requests $8M increase for NSTIC

An Obama administration effort to replace online passwords with an "identity ecosystem" led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology would receive $24.5 million under the White House budget proposal for the coming fiscal year.

ONC, Inova look to NSTIC for healthcare identity management

The healthcare industry could greatly benefit from innovations in digital identity,  said  Jeremy Grant, senior executive advisor for identity management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Rather than create a one-off solution specific to healthcare, the industry can leverage other work being done to support the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.