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CIV cards: Just like PIV cards, but for the commercial market

August 18, 2011Martha Entwistle

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J.—With the goal of spreading adoption of smart card technology for physical access control, the Smart Card Alliance has embarked on an effort to define in a white paper best practices and characteristics of a highly secure smart card (like the PIV or PIV-I credential) for the commercial market. To differentiate this commercial credential from its public-sector siblings, the Smart Card Alliance has named it the CIV (commercial identification verification) credential. The...

CIV cards, Gilles Lisimaque, Lars Suneborn, Physical Access, PIV cards, Randy Vanderhoof, Smart Card Alliance

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