DoD Gets CAC Smart
- Are you who you say you are? Carlson, Caron // eWeek;4/17/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p36
The article reports on the U.S. Dept. of Defense's (DOD) requirement that its personnel use smart cards and public-key infrastructure credentials to access the Pentagon computer network. Embedded in the smart card is technology from ActivIdentity that formats and provisions the card, delivers...
- Pentagon to Debut 'Smart Card'. // Food Management;Nov2000, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p18
Discloses the plan of the United States Defense Department to issue several million of high-technology identification cards to soldiers and other personnel. Features of the smart cards; Link to personal codes and fingerprints; Food service charge processing.
- The Department of Defence's Business Case for Smart Card Technology. Dixon, Mary // Armed Forces Comptroller;Summer2001, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p40
Reports on the implementation of the smart card technology by the United States Department of Defense. Description of the Common Access Card; Definition of smart cards; Applications of smart cards; Key factor for a successful smart card application.
- SMART CARD WILL REPLACE TRADITIONAL ID CARDS. // Army Logistician;May/Jun2000, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p50
Reports that the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense John Hamre has authorized the use of smart card technology in identification cards for all active-duty military, Selected Reserve, Department of Defense civilian and eligible contractor personnel. Common access card; Use of the card to...
- Being smart-card wiser. Brandewie, Robert // eWeek;10/9/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 40, pG5
The article focuses on the implementation of credential and identity program by the Department of Defense (DOD) in the U.S. The program has provided citizens a new identification card called the Common Access Card. The card contains identity information and public key infrastructure sets and 32...
- New iCLASS Multi-Technology Reader from HID. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar2006, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p93
The article features HID Corp.'s multiClass RP40 single-card reader solution for facilities upgrading card access systems that simultaneously supports Prox, iClass, MIFARE and multi-technology HID credentials. The migration path can be selected when upgrading to contactless smart cards.
- Smart-card app vendor tries to broaden appeal. Kerstetter, Jim // PC Week;06/07/99, Vol. 16 Issue 23, p14
Reports on smart-card application vendor ActivCard Inc. Announcement of a series of relationships with Visa International Inc. and Novell Inc.; Company's goal to unite disparate financial and security technologies on a single smart card; The company's efforts to create secure applications for...
- Smart card interfacing. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun99, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p51
Highlights the integration of security functions in smart cards. Activation of visible gold chip of smart cards during computer personalization; Incorporation of building access information into the card; Programming of built-in computer chip; Increase of protection capabilities.
- Program Grows at Columbus State University. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar2007, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p62
The article discusses the installation and implementation of an identification smart-card electronic security system at Columbus, Georgia-based Columbus State University under the leadership of campus recreation director Rick Cravens. The system features access control, connection to a student...