SSA seeks another piece for its HSPD-12 solution
- By Rob Thormeyer
- Sep 08, 2006
The Social Security Administration is putting the pieces together as it tries to meet the upcoming Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 requirement to begin issuing Personal Identity Verification cards by Oct. 27.
After recently securing a contract
with Probaris Technologies Inc. of Philadelphia for an HSPD-12 identity management system and issuing a solicitation
for 100,000 PIV cards, the agency released a task order Thursday for a card management system.
In the notice
, SSA said the winning bidder will provide and integrate a management system that will interface with the Probaris software and manage issuance and printing of a PIV card and associated public-key infrastructure certificates.
Additionally, the CMS must provide the full lifecycle management of PIV cards including:
- replacement and
HSPD-12 requires agencies to begin issuing PIV cards in at least one location by Oct. 27 for new employees and contractors.