HID Global expands pivCLASS portfolio

HID Global has expanded its pivCLASS® product portfolio with an extensive family of credential authentication solutions that enables customers to comply with government physical access control mandates.  The pivCLASS suite now incorporates a comprehensive family of software solutions from Codebench, part of HID Global, with HID’s pivCLASS Authentication Module (PAM),  readers and credentials that offer…

US: PIV paves the way for the private sector

By John Piccininni, Identive Group, Inc Since launching the HSPD-12 (Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, Policy for a Common Identification Standard for federal employees and Contractors) secure credentialing program in 2004, millions of smart cards have been issued to U.S. Government employees, military personnel and contractors. As a result, the government has streamlined and standardized…

Fujitsu and charismathics join forces for government network scanning

Fujitsu announced that it is partnering with Silicon Trust partner charismathics to incorporate its PKI middleware product range into the Fujitsu line of network scanners. The integration provides an enhanced level of identity management security, specifically for government organizations, utilizing the “Personal Identity Verification” (PIV) and “Common Access Card” (CAC) solution for their document collaboration…

Precise announces mobile ID verification app for Gvt. agencies and corporations

The company’s partner, Intercede has developed the new MyID® CardChecker™ App, compatible with Precise Biometrics’ Tactivo™ smart card and fingerprint reader for the iPhone and iPad.  With the MyID CardChecker app and the data encoded in the device, organizations can check and authenticate a smart card from the smartphone or tablet without the need for…

ActivIdentity’s Card Management System successfully recertified by the FIPS-201 evaluation program

ActivIdentity®, part of HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that its ActivID™ Card Management System (CMS) has completed a Service Pack 2 (SP2) update and has been recertified by the FIPS-201 Evaluation Program to be compliant with NIST SP800-73-3. These updates will enable users to store their key…

Codebench and Hirsch Identive Announce Partnership

Codebench, Inc. and Hirsch Identive announced the integration of Codebench’s PIVCheck Plus software with Hirsch Identive’s Velocity™ Management Software, providing federal government and commercial customers with a start-to-finish solution for identity validation, authentication and PACS registration using mobile handheld devices. Pairing PIVCheck with Velocity helps users comply with HSPD-12 and PIV-I requirements by enabling them…

BridgePoint Systems Unveils New Crypto ID Smart Card for Facility Access

BridgePoint™ Systems launched its new Crypto ID™ smart card. The new card sets a higher security standard for smart card usage in the facility access industry. Crypto ID uses a customer managed, secure Physical Access Control System (PACS) applet that is similar to the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) model, taking advantage of a Cardholder Unique…

Leading aerospace corporation decides for almost 200,000 charismathics PKI clients.

charismathics announces that it has won a contract to supply its Smart Security Interface to a leading US aerospace and defense technology manufacturer. This direct contract includes the immediate supply of the charismathics Smart Security Interface to almost 200,000 employees and contractors, along with software support and maintenance agreement, professional services and training. As a…