The highest-ranking agency within the US Executive Branch of government has selected Gemalto to provide card management services, including two-factor authentication technology, in compliance with the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12).
Under the terms of the agreement, the solution will include deployment and use of personalised smart ID credentials for secure access to information systems and federal buildings. Gemalto will also provide technical advice and integration and delivery services. Smart card management solution company, Intercede, is providing the card management system within Gemalto’s SafesITe Government solution.
“As a single provider of FIPS 201 compliant digital security solutions – devices, applets, middleware and card management services – Gemalto is committed to delivering a platform for secure access and security solutions to the federal government,” says Ernie Berger, president of Gemalto North America.