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  • PKI Tech Vendor to Adopt Thales-Built Hardware Security Modules - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PKI Tech Vendor to Adopt Thales-Built Hardware Security Modules

    Microsec, a public key infrastructure supplier in Hungary, has selected Thales to provide hardware security modules for integration with the former’s mobile identification technology. Thales said Thursday Microsec will adopt the nShield modules to help the Hungarian vendor secure its PassBy[ME] application and comply with the European Union’s regulation for electronic identification and trust services. NShield uses encryption, digital signing […] More

  • CGI Opens New Security Operations Center in France; Jean-Michel Baticle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI Opens New Security Operations Center in France; Jean-Michel Baticle Comments

    CGI has opened a new security operations center in Toulouse, France, in effort to expand the company’s global security footprint and address the security demands of customers. The new center is intended to help customers manage the security of their networks and respond to security incidents, CGI said Nov. 22. Jean-Michel Baticle, president of CGI’s […] More

  • SIBA: US Should Supply Biometrics Tools to Allies Through DoD FMS Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SIBA: US Should Supply Biometrics Tools to Allies Through DoD FMS Program

    The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association has called on the U.S. government to use the Defense Department“™s foreign military sales initiative as a channel to provide allied countries facing an influx of refugees from Syria with biometrics tools. The recommendation is included in SIBA’s list of action plans the U.S. and international governments can implement in […] More

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    DHS Seeks Single Vendor for ID Mgmt System

    The Department of Homeland Security plans to release a solicitation in June for an identity management system intended to centralize physical and logical access to the department’s facilities, Homeland Security Today reports. Mickey McCarter writes DHS wants a single vendor for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-delivery contract, where the awardee would perform task orders for up to 10 […] More

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    CACI, AOptix Developing Smartphone Biometric Device

    In a recent $3 million Defense Department contract, CACI International and California-based technology firm AOptix will develop a biometric identification system for mobile devices. According to a Wired article, the technology is meant to allow soldiers in the field to record facial features, iris scans and other details of  people up close or from a distance using commercially […] More

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