Government in the Cards
- Briefing. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;1/18/2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p1
This section offers news briefs on the U.S. homeland security market as of January 18, 2012, including the contract to be awarded by the Transportation Security Administration to Morpho Detection Inc. for maintenance services, additional orders received by Implant Sciences Corp. (IMSC) for its...
- Electronic Government: Progress in Promoting Adoption of Smart Card Technology: GAO-03-144. Koontz, Linda D. // GAO Reports;1/3/2003, p1
Smart cards--credit-card-like devices that use integrated circuit chips to store and process data--offer a range of potential uses for the federal government, particularly in increasing security for its many physical and information assets. GAO was asked to review the use of smart cards across...
- Smart Start. // Government Executive;Jul99, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p9
Reports on the issuance of Visa smart cards to the employees of the United States General Services Administration. Features of the smart card; Security and identity functions.
- U.S. Smart Card Campaign Moves Ahead. Souccar, Miriam Kreinin // American Banker;6/19/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 117, p7
Reports that the United States General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded contracts to five vendors that start issuing chip-based common access identification cards to government agencies. SmartPay program of the GSA; Department of Defense's plans to give smart cards to all its service...
- Pentagon gets `smart'. Messmer, Ellen // Network World;09/20/99, Vol. 16 Issue 38, p1
Reports on the United States Department of Defense's plan to use smart cards to replace plastic identification cards of the US military personnel. Features of the proposed smart card system; Security features of the smart cards.
- Sniffing With the Portuguese Identify Card for fun and Profit. Crocker, Paul; Nicolau, Vasco; de Sousa, Simão Melo // Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Warfare & ;2010, p43
In this paper we describe a case study of the re-engineering process used to discover the low-level application protocol data units (APDUs) and their associated significance when used in communications with the Portuguese e-id smart card. This was primarily done simply to learn the processes...
- Ports Update: Security Program Delayed; Contract Talks Set to Start. Clough, Richard // Orange County Business Journal;10/22/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 43, p22
The article reports that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has announced the delay in Transportation Worker Identification Credential enrollment, an electronic identification program in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. It is expected that the program could put...
- TSA, Coast Guard Preparing Pilot Tests For TWIC Card Readers. // Defense Daily;10/9/2007, Vol. 236 Issue 7, p6
The article reports that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Coast Guard are finalizing test plans for upcoming pilot projects that will use biometric smart card readers to control worker access to secure areas of the nation's ports under the Transportation Worker...
- TSA Mulls Rollout of Security Smart Card. Croft, John // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/3/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 22, p52
Reports the creation of Transportation Security Administration of security smart card in the U.S. Key to the success of transportation worker ID card; Validity of the card; Progress in creating the foundation for an ID card.