IDGA’s 2nd Annual Identity Management for DoD and Government to Present Enhancing Data Collection, Sharing, and Protection Measures and Tactics

IDGA Editor

New York, NY – July 15, 2010 – The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Identity Management for DoD and Government Summit, scheduled for August 23 - 25, 2010 inWashington, DC.

IDGA’s Identity Management for DoD and Government brings theidentity management community together to gain insight into the difficulties and opportunities shaping the future of identity management. This summit presents innovative biometric data collection techniques and examines the emergence of government-wide electronic authentication and identity management guidelines, mandates, and standards.Specific issues such as the interoperability of credentials and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) adoption will be addressed as they are essential to national security, peacekeeping, and stability operations across the globe.

Recently, an influential identity management leader addressed these pressing issues. Chris Ensey, Associate Director for IBM's Institute for Advanced Security and Principal Security Strategist for IBM Federal, discussed best practices in identity management and cyber security with IDGA’s Senior Editor Nick Younker. He spoke about what enterprises need to be doing to protect themselves and identified common "soft spots" in defenses. He also elaborated on internal and external threats and developments in biometrics, IT infrastructure, and software development lifecycles. Listen to the complete conversation at

For more information on attending the Identity Management for DoD and Government, and to see a full list of subject matter, please visit: or contact Alexa Deaton at

The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense through live conferences and events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power from military, government, and defense industries.

In addition to our live events, IDGA also offers an online community dedicated to providing defense industry professionals with breaking news, business opportunities, introductions, podcasts, webinars, and presentations from key industry leaders. Members of our online community are able to extend their live event experience and interact with the defense industry by leveraging the opportunity to network, share ideas, best practices, and business solutions.