Derived credentials will let feds use smartphones for ID
August 29, 2016
Government agencies will soon be able to replace the familiar Personal Identity Verification card with a smartphone equipped with a secure chip, two vendors say.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards.
Elliott Branch, U.S. Navy deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and procurement, and Alexander Mavroukakis, a contracting officer at the U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal Student Aid, were honored as "Public Sector Partner of the Year" during the ceremony.
“We should all be proud of what those honored tonight have achieved in helping our government colleagues efficiently and effectively meet their myriad missions at home and abroad. These partnerships will become all the more critical as we rise to meet the nation’s almost unprecedented budgetary and security challenges,” said Professional Services Council Chief Executive Officer Stan Soloway.