DoD Gets CAC Smart

July 2005
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jul2005, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p26D
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Focuses on the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) issuance of its one millionth smart card-based Common Access Card (CAC), a military identification badge that enables building and site access. Agency's use of identity management from ActivCard as well as secure card applets to initialize, personalize and manage user credentials and applications on over one million chip-based smart cards issued to active duty personnel around the world; Celebration of the millionth CAC milestone in a special ceremony at an issuance site at Fort Belvoir in the Washington, D.C. area. Department-specific applications of CAC approved by DoD. INSET: Government Smart Carders Form Physical Access Council.


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