FedScoop: ATARC announces 2 labs to spur government adoption of modern credentials

The Advanced Technology Academic Research Center announced two public-private laboratories around identity management Tuesday to hasten government adoption of more easily distributable, modern credentials.

ATARC’s Digital Mobile Credentials Lab will showcase six use cases where devices serve as identifiers to access buildings and workstations, while an Identity Management Working Group lab will have vendors demonstrate the feasibility of a Derived Fast Identity Online 2 (FIDO2) Credential (DFC)…

“Identity management is one of the five main pillars of zero trust,” Tom Suder, ATARC president, told FedScoop. “But we’ve seen during the pandemic that it’s really a challenge.”

Like its Zero Trust Lab launched in September, ATARC’s new labs are focused on generating more government-specific use cases… Read the full article here.

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