|[November 27, 2012]
Oberthur Technologies provides the first Personal Identity Verification (PIV) software: ID-One PIV® Client, the first NIST SP 800-73-3 PIV compliant software
CHANTILLY, Virginia & LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France --(Business Wire)--
Oberthur Technologies, one of the world's largest providers of security
and identification solutions and services based on smart card
technologies, and number 1 provider of smart credentials to the U.S.
Federal government, announces today that their ID-One PIV® Client
software is now listed on the General Services Administration's (GSA (News - Alert))
approved product list (APL).
ID-One PIV® Client is the first PIV middleware to be certified,
complying with the latest PIV specifications (NIST SP 800-73-3).
Oberthur Technologies ID-One PIV® Client offers a
high level interface to applications for accessing PIV card
functionalities such as authentication, electronic signature and file
encryption. Oberthur Technologies' PIV middleware facilitates access to
various new features required by SP800-73-3 and already approved by GSA
for Oberthur Technologies ID-One PIV® range of smart cards.
ID-One PIV® Client is a part of Oberthur Technologies AWP Suite to
secure digital identities, a complete set of software that allows a
migration of a PKI environment to the security of smart devices.
The GS is the United States government independent
agency which provides assurance that the listed products have been
independently and thoroughly tested to comply with Federal Information
Processing Standard (FIPS) 201 and related Special Publications. The
GSA APL is the list of all validated products for HSPD#12 approved for
purchasing by US Federal Agencies.
"Oberthur Technologies continues to be the first company to be PIV
compliant, beginning with its ID-One PIV® card, thanks to over 90%
market share and now with this middleware solution. This is proof once
again of the quality of its products and confirms Oberthur Technologies'
expertise and know-how to develop state-of-the-art technologies." said
Patrick W. Hearn, Oberthur Technologies' VP Government ID
Oberthur Technologies is exhibiting at the 11th Smart Card
Alliance Government Conference in Washington DC at the Washington
Convention Centre, November 28-29, 2012.
Visit us at booth number 402.
About Oberthur Technologies
Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure
technologies: systems development, solutions and services for smart
cards (payment cards, SIM cards, access cards, NFC…) and for secure
identity documents, traditional and electronic (identity card, passport,
health care card). Created in 1984, Oberthur Technologies employs over 6
000 employees. With 50 sales offices across 5 continents, Oberthur
Technologies' international network serves clients in 140 countries.
For more information: www.oberthur.com
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