Federal CIOs ordered to update smart-card implementation plans

Thursday, 31 August 2006, 12:19 AM EST

Federal agencies have until Sept. 8 to provide an update on their readiness to comply with a presidential directive on issuing Personal Identity Verification (PIV) smart cards to all employees and contractors by the end of October.

The request for the update went out to federal CIOs in the form of a memo issued yesterday by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

At Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Over 225,000 Apple accounts compromised via iOS malware

Researchers from Palo Alto Networks and WeipTech have unearthed a scheme that resulted in the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware. All in all, some 225,000 valid Apple accounts have been compromised.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Tue, Sep 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //