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Activity: Open Workshop
Date: April 21, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Place: NIST - Gaithersburg MD / Administration Building - Employee Lounge
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is actively working across the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the federal interagency to establish a process to qualify biometrically enabled smart card reader products for use with the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. In this approach TSA seeks integrity to the TWIC program and synergy and leverage with completed and ongoing PIV and PIV Interoperability investments and efforts.
The Department of Homeland Security has asked the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the Department of Commerce, to assist with the establishment of a conformity assessment framework in support of a Qualified Products List (QPL) for identity and privilege credential products, to be managed by DHS/TSA. Additionally, NIST is assisting with the establishment of a testing regime for the qualifying products for product conformity to specified standards and TSA specifications.
NIST, in collaboration with DHS/TSA, will host a public workshop on April 21, 2010, at the NIST Gaithersburg campus. The goals of the workshop are to:
The workshop is free of charge and requires advanced registration. Registration is now closed.
On-site registration is not available for this workshop.
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