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DoD tests public key infrastructure for DTIC secure website access

SecureIDNews:  “The federal government’s use of user IDs and passwords for access to its applications could soon give way to more secure PKI-based credentials if more government entities follow the lead of the U.S. Department of Defense. The Defense Department is leveraging PKI to better protect its information systems, with the intent of making access much more secure than the old login system. The DOD’s Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)  –  a DOD entity that serves the information needs of the defense community and maintains a large database of research information  –  announced that it would no longer enable users to access its secure websites by a user ID and password…”

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