Department awards a $3.7 million contract to encrypt about 300,000 computer devices.
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Differences hinge on distance from which IDs could be read, flexibility of technology.
Department also working to make process of awarding grants to states and localities more transparent.
The stolen computer contained the personal information of 133,000 Florida residents.
Advisory group says OMB should consider adding detail to contracting database.
Cost estimates for existing IT initiatives are due by Sept. 30, and regular updates on savings eventually will be required.
Some states and jurisdictions still have not complied with federal e-voting deadlines for the November election, national panel finds.
Government at risk of failing to meet deadline for transition to Internet Protocol version 6 standards, GAO reports.
Medical data for 38,000 people could be on missing desktop computer.
Critic says the plan lacks new ideas for responding to a potential quarantine.