By the Center for Digital Government
By offering more online services, governments are realizing cost and time savings, but in order to be truly successful, assurances of security and privacy are required. Citizens must feel comfortable providing sensitive information over the Internet and the protection of this information is mandated. This issue brief discusses how advanced authentication’s multi-factor authentication process provides a more secure and reliable verification method. Advanced authentication provides state and local governments with a secure and scalable solution and is a key component to successful eGovernment initiatives.