Federal biometric smart-card deadline looms

Friday, 27 October 2006, 2:36 PM EST

Many U.S. agencies are "on track" to meet a Friday deadline to begin issuing smart identification cards, although the U.S. government is not giving out the specific number of agencies likely to be in compliance.

Agencies are in the process of preparing to comply with President Bush's Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), said Andrea Wuebker, deputy press secretary at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), on Thursday.

At Computerworld.

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