Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) May 02, 2014
The symposium will include a discussion of Government requirements and initiatives for using digital credentials inside the Government and doing business with citizens in the new era of security awareness and privacy. The symposium will include information for federal, state and local government personnel and industry partners on the latest initiatives and activities to improve digital credentialing complying with current requirements with a focus on privacy issues. This is an important training event for all who develop, implement, manage or oversee the use of secure credentials or need to verify identity of citizens doing business with the government. For more information on the symposium or to register, go to http://www.potomacforum.org/content/trust-online-identities-educational-symposium-new-government-requirements-and-initiatives.
Mr. Joel Rader, who leads Electrosoft’s Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) Practice Area, will speak on the topic of OMB M-11-11 and FICAM Overview and Benefits, to provide highlights of the OMB M-11-11 memorandum and the GSA FICAM Roadmap. Mr. Rader will provide insight into using FICAM to drive efficiencies as well improve security within Agency logical and physical access systems. He will also touch upon interoperability of identity credentials within the Government.
Dr. Sarbari Gupta, President and CEO of Electrosoft, will lead a panel to discuss a Holistic View of Initiatives to Promote Trusted Identities. Panelists will talk about their experiences and lessons learned on the implementation and effectiveness of various identity-related initiatives within the Government as well as the inter-relationships between these programs.
“We are honored to be working with Potomac Forum on this important educational event,” says Dr. Sarbari Gupta. “The widespread adoption of mechanisms to establish higher levels of trust in online identities will lead to safer cyber communities while promoting online business and higher levels of consumer confidence.”
At the vendor exhibit that is part of this symposium, Electrosoft will demonstrate solutions from our iTEST Lab (Innovation Testbed for Enterprise Solutions and Technologies) launched last year. For more information, please see the recent news release about Electrosoft’s iTEST Lab at http://www.electrosoft-inc.com/news/electrosoft-launches-itest-lab-to-bring-best-of-breed-soluti.html. Electrosoft is partnering with a number of industry-leading product vendors to integrate the best security technologies to support our customers’ missions. iTEST tackles some of the most challenging problems in our industry and demonstrates the value of integrating various COTS, GOTS and custom components to provide customers with the highest quality solutions and lowest cost of ownership.
Serving government and commercial customers since 2001, Electrosoft is a world-class management and technology professional services firm with a special focus on identity and access management, and cybersecurity. We implement an ISO 9001:2008-registered Quality Management System and have achieved a CMMI Level 2 rating for our development activities. Electrosoft is a Woman-Owned, Minority-Owned, and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, visit http://www.electrosoft-inc.com.
About Potomac Forum
Potomac Forum, Ltd. was founded in 1982 as a non-profit educational organization to provide training, workshops, conferences, conduct research , and publish educational material for government and industry. Potomac Forum is celebrating its thirty-second anniversary and has trained thousands of government and industry professionals throughout the country in a wide variety of information technology, acquisition, security and management subjects. Potomac Forum continues its tradition of meeting the needs of the government and industry community with the Trust in Online Identities Educational Symposium. For additional information on training, visit http://www.potomacforum.org.