Access Control, the Government Version

Dingle, Jeffrey
January 2008
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jan2008, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p44
Trade Publication
The article reports on the standards set by the Federal government to manage access in the U.S. These include the Homeland Security Presidential Directive number 12 (HSPD-12), which demands the implementation of a common security card to be issued to all federal employees and contractors, the Federal Identity Processing Standard (FIPS-2021) and the Identity Management Systems (IDMS). How the technologies work and their advantages are discussed.


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