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Tyco executive named to Smart Card Alliance council

January 19, 2015SSN Staff

WESTFORD, Mass.—Tyco Security Products announced on Jan. 13 that Stafford Mahfouz, manager of the government and department of defense vertical for Tyco Security Products, was elected to the Smart Card Alliance's Access Control Council steering committee for 2015-2016 to represent physical access control product and services providers. The Smart Card Alliance is a non-profit, worldwide association of smart card issuers and adopters that working toward understanding, adoption, use and application...

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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...

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