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Posted: 05/08/12

The U.S. Federal Government accelerated its move to smart cards during the mid-2000s following the U.S. issuance of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) and the release of Federal Information Processing Standards Publication 201 (FIPS 201), which defined the identity vetting, enrollment and...


Posted: 02/08/12

As the access control industry moves to a new, more secure and flexible smart card data structure...

...new possibilities will surface for mobile access in the federal government space. Here are a few thoughts around what we could start to see in the industry as the adoption of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology continues...


Posted: 05/17/11

We love to solve tough problems at HID Global...

...and very few challenges have caused more heartburn for our federal government customers than meeting the latest identification requirements of Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), as defined by FIPS-201. At ISC West...