HID Global director of government relations elected TechAmerica identity management committee chair

SSN Staff  - 
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

IRVINE, Calif.—HID Global, a provider of solutions for the delivery of secure identity, on Jan. 6 announced that the company’s director of government relations, Kathleen Carroll, has been elected chair of TechAmerica’s identity management committee. Carroll has been vice chair of the committee for the past two years, and will now serve as chair through 2012.

TechAmerica’s identity management committee provides the industry with a forum for working with federal and state governments to develop identity authentication and verification best practices, and also promotes the use of technology to increase the security of identity management systems.  The group focuses on a variety of issues including the Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-12, health identity authentication, biometrics, the Real ID Act, RFID, and federated identity and government credentialing programs, and also hosts an annual ID management policy conference and monthly ID management breakfast briefings.