Navigating through the bureaucratic, regulatory and funding-challenged federal government marketplace can be daunting to say the least. However, agencies’ needs for security solutions are great and integrators willing to play this game can score big.
September 08, 2013
Innovations in physical and logical access control are giving integrators newfound opportunities to provide end users with greater system capabilities. Find out what’s going on in the realm of managed/hosted cloud-based alternatives, HSPD-12/FIPS-201 federal government compliance and near-field communications.
By Rodney Bosch · September 03, 2012
The Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Working Group submitted new comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) regarding the revised draft of FIPS 201-2, the standard for PIV
August 15, 2012
The world we woke up to on that clear September day 10 years ago was in many ways vastly different than the one we live in now. That world was before robust wireless networks, smart phones, broadband, GPS and a host of other technological advances that make us feel safer today. Our ability to track people, check identities and access infinite amounts of information via the Internet is leaps and bounds ahead of what was possible then.
September 04, 2011
Providing access control systems to government facilities may initially appear intimidating. However, closer inspection reveals the market is not that different from commercial clients. The trick is grasphing standards such as HSPD 12 and FIPS 201, and offering solutions compatible with both legacy and future systems ...
April 10, 2011
Despite robust opportunity at the federal, state and local level, the government sector remains a highly procedural market requiring the utmost in professionalism. With the necessary skillsets and business acument, systems integrators can participate and profit as a direct provider or subcontractor ...
April 10, 2011
Codebench's PIVCheck software suite, an end-to-end card validation, authentication, and registration solution for HSPD-12 compliance, is now integrated with DAP's CE3240B Guard System handheld computer.
March 30, 2010
Under a strategic partnership, Codebench Inc. and Brivo Systems are developing an HSPD-12-compliant Web-connected access control system they say will be an industry first, Codebench announces.
February 02, 2010
Hirsch Electronics has appointed Rob Zivney as vice president of business development in an effort to expand resources for digital identity market growth.
November 04, 2009
The first generation of convergence has given way to Convergence 2.0 and the recognition that the joining of physical and logical security is truly transforming the way solutions are designed, sold and used. Although the waters have been choppy along the way for stakeholders, this evolution is ushering in solutions that provide newfound organizational efficiencies and cost savings.
By Rodney Bosch · April 12, 2009