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The General Services Administration launched the portal in November and awarded two vendors contracts to provide secure electronic credentials. VA and USDA are among the first agencies to put applications on the cloud credential exchange. USPS is developing the technology infrastructure to allow this shared service to happen.

Tags: Jason Miller , Technology , Cybersecurity , identity management , GSA , Jennifer Kerber , Verizon , , , Forrester

Monday - 12/22/2014, 06:52pm EST

Agencies eager to understand benefits of cloud credential exchange

The Postal Service will kick off its pilot to provide identity management services in the cloud in early 2014. The IRS and DHS also are pursuing complimentary initiatives to authorize and authenticate users.

Tags: Technology , DHS , Donna Roy , Naomi Lefkovitz , NIST , USPS , identity management , IRS , Sharon James , AFCEA , Cloud computing , Jason Miller

Friday - 11/15/2013, 04:01am EST

USPS chooses vendor to take identity management to the cloud

SecureKey Technologies will build a portal in the cloud to handle the identity management process and connect one username or password or digital certificate to many services. The contract is worth $15.1 million over three years.

Tags: Technology , identity management , Cloud computing , USPS , Naomi Lefkovitz , NIST , National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace , SecureKey Technologies , Industry , contracting , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 08:29pm EDT

Cloud is the next chapter in the government's identity management saga

The Postal Service issued a draft solicitation for the Federal Cloud Credential Exchange. The goal is to create a cloud-based service to perform identity authentication and verification. Agencies could plug into the service, integrating it with any application that adheres to the standards.

Tags: Technology , Cloud computing , NIST , identity management , USPS , Jeremy Grant , Judy Spencer , CertiPath , Bill Corrington , Stony Point Enterprises , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:14am EST

Taskforce extends deadline for ideas on cloud ID management

The goal is for federal websites to accept third- party ID management credentials. The Federal Cloud Credential Exchange (FCCX) Tiger Team wants to know more about existing commercial products and services that can help.

Tags: Technology , GSA , Deb Gallagher , identity management , Cloud computing , Industry , Cybersecurity , Ruben Gomez

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 05:38am EDT