Why Identity as a Service Might Make Remembering Passwords a Thing of the Past
Employees across the federal government who want access to the health data and systems maintained by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services first must put their memory through an intensive workout as part of the login process.
CMS oversees key health programs for seniors and children and stores valuable data on medical providers, program enrollment and prescriptions. But the thousands of state, federal and business users who need that information must remember multiple passwords and login IDs to find what they’re looking for.
IT leaders want to make this process smoother, so the agency has kicked off a pilot program that manages identity through the cloud.