Centrelink, the Australian human services agency, is pitching its smart card technology in the U.S., according to a CRN.com news report.
Two-day workshops are planned in Canberra, Australia in June and Washington in July to introduce Centrelink’s PLAID protocol. PLAID stands for Protocol for Lightweight Authentication of ID. PLAID is a standard for how smart card ID system communicate.
The U.S. workshops are in conjunction with the National Institute of Standards and Technology. PLAID was developed by Centrelink and is available free to the public in hopes that a vendor will use it and build products for the specification.
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