The Rise of Phishing-Resistant MFA: How We Got Here and How to Move Forward

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The Federal Government has spent a long time developing efficient, strong security practices to verify and authenticate identities—and for good reason. We’ve seen how incompatible authentication mechanisms hinder interagency communication and collaboration, as well as how weak authentication mechanisms leave the Federal Government vulnerable to exploits.

Over the years, a variety of policies and memos—as well as high-profile cybersecurity attacks—have shaped what exactly strong identity verification and authentication means for the Federal Government, leading us to today’s “phishing-resistant MFA” defined and mandated by the OMB defined as part of its Zero Trust memo.


During this webinar, experts on Federal identity will discuss:

  • The history of identity verification and authentication in the Federal Government
  • The key security use cases authentication technology needs to support today 
  • Tips for using PIV / CAC cards and other form factors to implement phishing-resistant MFA across your entire agency (without ripping and replacing)

Speaker and Presenter Information

Dr. Aaron Hansen

Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert, OUSD R&E 5G-Operate Through, U.S. Department of Defense

Darlene Gore

Director, Identity Credential and Access Management, Office of Information Technology Category, Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration (pending agency approval)

Hemant Baidwan

Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (pending agency approval)

Matthew Legler

NAVSEA Chief Information Security Officer, Cyber Engineering & Digital Transformation Directorate, U.S. Department of the Navy (pending agency approval)

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, State & Local Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies, NSA, FCC

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Thu, Jun 16, 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm ET

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