Feds face deadlines on smart ID cards

Tuesday, 28 June 2005, 3:07 AM EST

Time is running out for federal agencies to comply with a 2004 presidential directive calling for governmentwide adoption of smart cards to authenticate employees for access to buildings and IT systems.

Today, all major agencies are required to submit implementation plans to the White House Office of Management and Budget that describe how they intend to meet the smart-card requirements outlined in Federal Information Processing Standard 201.

By Jaikumar Vijayan at Computerworld.

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