22 February, 2008
XTec Incorporated has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for its HSPD-12 program. Core team members for this contract include: Lockheed Martin, Mount Airey Group, Aquilent, and JRD & Associates. XTec has issued 76% of all PIV II cards in the Federal civilian government space.
“The XTec AuthentX solution we have in production in over 10 Federal Agencies is able to be implemented in a short period of time allowing DHS to meet its aggressive time line for HSPD-12 integration,” said Kevin Kozlowski, vice president of government initiatives at XTec Inc.
At the State Department alone, XTec currently has over 4,000 FIPS 201 HSPD-12 PIV II card readers in operation that process more than 100,000 access control transactions daily. Add to that PIV II readers at GSA, U.S. Navy, and other agencies and the XTec solution is handling over 1,000,000 transactions daily.