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The U.S. Federal Government’s progress toward credential standardization and cross-agency smart card issuance has been greatly expedited by a Presidential Directive (HSPD-12), a national standardization effort (FIPS 201), and progress toward a potential international standard (ISO 24727).
Printer manufacturer Fargo sees securing the issuance process as a key, though often neglected, component of a secure credential. The company’s new Print Security Suite takes this issuance security to new levels.
Richard Clarke doesn’t beat around the bush—be it the proverbial one or the Presidential one. A a security advisor to four U.S. presidents, he has unique access and unique insight when it comes to national security. And, he doesn’t sugar coat his concerns.
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Common Criteria is an internationally accepted language for writing security standards, by which a vendor describes their products’ security functionality and then offers proof that it actually delivers those features specified. But what is involved in Common Criteria evaluations and how they are used by vendors and purchasers?
As final preparations are made for the annual onslaught of the world’s ID community to Paris for CARTES, SecureIDNews takes time out to preview what looks to be an unprecedented event.
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