2018 Identity and Access Management Forum

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NIST Senior Computer Scientist Hildegard Ferraiolo will give a “TED-type talk” at the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) 2018 Identity and Access Management Forum where she will discuss NIST SP 800-63, Digital Identity Guidelines and the NCCoE’s successful proof-of-concept implementation of derived PIV credentials using COTS technology. Her talk is scheduled for Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 9:15am EST.

ONC's 2nd Interoperability Forum

Monday, August 6, 2018 to Wednesday, August 8, 2018

NCCoE Engineer Bill Fisher will participate in a lightning round discussion on security as part of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT 2nd Interoperability Forum on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 3:15 pm. This event is bringing people together from ONC, federal partners, the healthcare industry, and the technology sector to learn about recent efforts to advance interoperability nationwide and identify concrete actions in response to current interoperability barriers.

EID Forum

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to Thursday, September 20, 2018

NIST Senior Computer Scientist Hildegard Ferraiolo will discuss "Derived credentials into a mobile identity" at this year's EID Forum. The talk takes place as part of the New Challenges for Securing Trust on Internet session on Wednesday, September 19.

ATARC Federal Mobile Technology Summit

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Join the NCCoE at the ATARC Federal Mobile Technology Summit in Washington, DC on August 30.

Visionary Panel – Mobile Outlook for 2019

August 30 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

As we near the start of FY19, how are Federal agencies using mobile to help modernize their IT infrastructure and what mobile policies, strategies and technologies will we see in the upcoming year? This panel will examine the mobile landscape in the Federal Government and discuss ways mobile technology is enabling a government workforce and providing citizens with better access to government services.

Visionary Keynote Briefing — NIST Mobile Standards

August 30 at 10:45 am - 11:00 am

The National Institute for Standards and Technology has a variety of publications that focus on Mobile, Mobile Security and Mobile App Vetting. This session will provide an update an a variety of NIST Special Publications including SP 800-124 Rev. 1, Guidelines for Managing the Security of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise and NISTIR 8136, An Overview of Mobile Application Vetting Services for Public Safety.

Collaboration Session 4: Innovative Methods of Mobile Authentication

August 30 at 1:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Users demand easy and secure options for mobile device and app authentication. There is active and ongoing research across industry and the government to identify new ways to leverage devices and sensors to quickly and securely authenticate users. This session will look at emerging concepts and approaches for mobile authentication, discuss implications to standards and policies, and provide recommendations to industry and standards bodies on how to improve the authentication experience without sacrificing security.

View the full event agenda.

2018 Technology Exchange

Monday, October 15, 2018 to Thursday, October 18, 2018

The NCCoE's Douglas Montgomery will present lessons learned from the NIST NCCoE Secure Inter-Domain Routing collaborative project at the 2018 Technology Exchange hosted by Internet2. This project is a collaboration between NIST, vendors, and network operators (both commercial and from the R&E community) to evaluate the current state of RPKI-based technologies for BGP origin validation and to develop guidance for their use in both enterprise and service provider networks.

HITEC Houston

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 2018

Join NCCoE security engineers at the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) on June 18-21 in Houston, Texas. HITEC brings together top hospitality technology industry experts and technology providers to showcase the latest trends in high-tech hospitality, and discuss the opportunities and challenges they present. NCCoE’s Julie Snyder will participate in the panel “Data Security, The Fight for Privacy” on Monday, June 21, from 8:00-9:30am.

Identiverse 2018 Conference

Sunday, June 24, 2018

NCCoE Security Engineer Bill Fisher will present “Improving Mobile Authentication for Public Safety & First Responders” at the Identiverse 2018 Conference at 3:30pm EDT on June 24. This session will cover the recently released NIST SP 1800-13 practice guide which details the challenges of mobile authentication for public safety and first responder personnel, the FIDO and IETF standards for addressing multifactor authentication and single sign-on on mobile platforms, a detailed description of the NCCoE reference architecture, and a demonstration of the reference design with public safety applications.

FedID Meet-Up on Educating the Public (and Policymakers) on Identity

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

On June 20, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), in partnership with the FedID Planning Committee, will host a meet-up on "Educating the Public (and Policymakers) on Identity."

Speakers will discuss the importance of ensuring that the public (and policymakers) have a proper understanding of identity topics, share stories (and their impacts) from past issues, and offer what they feel are the biggest concerns for the future. 

Attendance at the meet-up is open to anyone in the community wishing to learn and/or discuss ideas on demystifying technologies and programs. There will not be a charge to attend, but space is limited so register soon.

This is the schedule for the June 20 meet-up:

1:00 – 1:05       Welcome by NCCoE and FedID Planning Committee

1:05 – 1:35       Federal presentations  


1:35 – 2:05       Lightning Talks

2:05 – 2:50       Workshop/Small group discussions

  • Moderated small-group discussions among speakers and participants, designed to:
    • Discuss the topic and brainstorm ideas on how to proceed
    • Foster new public-private relationships
  • Workshop discussions will be governed by Chatham House rules: Participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

2:50 – 3       Small group report-outs and moderator closing thoughts

3 - 4        Informal discussions during a NCCoE-hosted reception, with optional facility tour: Please join the NCCoE after the meet-up for light refreshments. Participants will also have the opportunity to take a guided tour of the facilities and see demonstrations on several current cybersecurity projects.

Please register today!

DOE Cyber Conference

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

On June 5 at 2:05 pm, NCCoE Chief Security Engineer Harry Perper will participate in the Identity panel at the 2018 DOE Cyber Conference. This session will focus on DOE Identity, Credential, and Access Management Program (ICAM) implementation with major focus on the OneID DOE enterprise identity service developed and supported by LLNL. This event will be a part of the Advancing Cybersecurity Excellence: Moving from Compliance to Risk Management track.