It aimed to establish an identity assurance framework that could work across private and public sectors, facilitating a marketplace of trusted third parties to identify and authenticate users of online services.
Authentication is mostly automatic, but understanding the protocols, policies, and other elements involved can help you configure and manage authentication—and strengthen security.
Current Status of the Initiative The highest levels of Department of the Navy leadership, including the Secretary of the Navy, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Commandant of the Marine Corps, are actively engaged and guiding the NGEN initiative.
DON leadership is focused on ensuring a seamless transition from the NMCI environment to the NGEN environment.
When a user logs on to a computer, a series of steps begins that makes up the authentication process.
Authentication validates user identity and defines resources that a user can access.