NIST unveils cyber identity strategy

Friday - 4/15/2011, 5:01pm EDT

Jeremy Grant, senior executive advisor, NIST

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It's opening day for the administration's cyber identity strategy. And the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is the brainchild of the White House and the Commerce Department.

The idea is simple: Create a secure online portal to make online transactions more trustworthy.

Jeremy Grant is a senior executive advisor at NIST, and he heads the National Trusted Identities program.

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