U.S. agencies given deadline for smart ID testing

Thursday, 18 January 2007, 2:39 PM EST

Federal agencies have until Friday to submit for government testing a sample of the new smart-card identity credential that they were supposed to have started issuing to all employees last October under Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12.

The request for the update went out to federal CIOs in a memo issued last week by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and signed by de facto federal CIO Karen Evans. It instructed all agencies to provide by Jan. 19 a sample of their HSPD-12-compliant Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards to the General Services Administration.

At Computerworld.

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