Department of Commerce Awards XTec PIV-Interoperable Credentialing Contract

XTec adds another Federal Agency to their PIV-I hosted service offering

RESTON, Va., September 22, 2016 -- XTec Incorporated, a leader in identity, credential and access management (ICAM) technology, today announced that the Department of Commerce awarded it a contract to provide PIV-Interoperable identity credentials. The Department will use XTec’s AuthentX PIV-I Service for the issuance of interoperable credentials to Department of Commerce personnel ineligible for PIV credentials. The award includes support for enrollment and issuance workstations, the hosted PIV-I service and onsite training.

“We are happy to add the Department of Commerce to our PIV-I service which is now supplementing several federal agencies’ credentialing efforts,” said Albert Fernandez, XTec’s President and CEO. “we continue to see the need for secure, interoperable identity credentials in both the federal and commercial space.”

XTec provides services for the entire identity and credential lifecycle for HSPD-12 Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials, PIV-Interoperable (PIV-I) credentials and Derived PIV credentials. In addition to providing the technical solutions, XTec also supports all pieces of the identity, credential and access control lifecycle from cardstock to enrollment, credential issuance, maintenance, logical and physical access control as well as mobile usage.

About XTec

XTec offers enterprise solutions for identity, credential and access management programs on a wide scale for various industries. XTec supplies similar security solutions for over 85 federal agencies, banking and financial institutions, state and local governments as well as healthcare providers and is a leader in secure, interoperable authentication and verification systems. XTec develops, produces and licenses enterprise-level security solutions for credentialing, access control, information systems and electronic commerce for a wide range of government and commercial uses. XTec's focus is providing a secure foundation from which customers can build secure enterprise Web-based applications and cryptographic systems. XTec is a leading solutions provider for smart card based identity and access management and is recognized as a leader in both government and commercial circles for its expertise and products for credentialing, identity, secure payment and access control.

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