With the support of FIPS 201 PIV II certified smart cards and biometric technologies from multiple vendors’ ANSI/INCITS 378 templates, Intercede announced the release of MyID PIV, a smart card and identity management system designed to help US Federal Government agencies and their contractors meet HSPD-12 mandates.
Lutterworth, United Kingdom– Intercede Ltd., a market leader in smart card identity management systems, announced that its FIPS 201 product, “MyID PIV”, supports both Oberthur Card Systems’ recently released FIPS 201 PIV II certified smart cards and biometric technologies from multiple vendors that comply with the ANSI/INCITS 378 Data Interchange Format for Finger Minutiae.
Intercede’s MyID PIV is a comprehensive smart card and identity management system designed to help US Federal Government agencies and their contractors meet HSPD-12 mandates. MyID PIV provides a comprehensive management platform offering a single line of authority to fully support and enforce the end-to-end policy, process, practice and technology stipulated by FIPS 201, Parts 1 and 2.
On April 20, 2006, Oberthur Card Systems’ announced the certification of its new PIV II Smart Card, the first PIV II compliant dual-interface card available to the government market today. Intercede’s MyID PIV enables both partners and end-user agencies to quickly register, identityproof, issue and maintain PIV ID’s based on Oberthur’s PIV II certified smart cards.
“Intercede strives to be at the forefront of identity management interoperability and we are extremely happy to be the first smart card and identity management systems provider to announce interoperability with the first FIPS 201 PIV II certified smart cards available,” said Richard Parris, Chairman and CEO of Intercede. “The additional inclusion of support for biometric technologies from multiple vendors provides our customers with proven and authoritative biometric processes.”
Intercede Group plc is a leading developer and supplier of smart card and identity management software listed on the London Stock Exchange (IGP LN) (IGP.L). The Group’s MyID PIV software builds on their standard product and manages the secure registration, issuance and lifecycle of digital identities for a wide range of uses. This requires the integration of multiple technologies and products from many different vendors, including smart cards, biometrics, digital certificates and Open Platform applets. For more information about Intercede visit: www.intercede.com.
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