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Revamped Smart Card Alliance Government Conference Offers Refreshed Look at Government Identity and Authentication

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Smart Card Alliance invites government and security executives and industry leaders to attend Securing Federal Identity 2016, coming to Washington D.C. this June. Building off of 14 years of successful Smart Card Alliance government conferences, this refreshed event brings together the most important developments, innovations and experts in federal identity credentialing and access security.

Securing Federal Identity 2016 will take place on June 6, 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. To register and for more details about the event, visit www.securingfederalid.com.

“For more than a decade, the Smart Card Alliance government events have brought together hundreds of thought leaders to discuss the most influential topics impacting identity and authentication in government,” said Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance. “This year’s event will cover new topics and highlight the future direction of the government’s efforts to manage identities and control access to protect sensitive information on online government networks across all federal agencies.”

Attendees will get the most up-to-date-information on all of the biggest topics impacting government identity in a single day event. Keynotes, roundtables and panels will cover:

  • PIV credentials usage for two-factor authentication
  • Mobile and cloud identity programs
  • Evolving NIST standards for cybersecurity frameworks and mobile services
  • Cyber threats and mitigation programs

In addition to the informative conference sessions, an identity management and access control vendor showcase will be held to allow government attendees to visit and learn more about innovative security products and services enabling secure federal identities today and in the future.

The conference is open to all individuals and organizations who wish to learn about the role of secure identity and authentication in government programs. Smart Card Alliance member organizations and government employees receive complimentary or discounted registration pricing. For sponsorship and exhibition information, visit www.securingfederalid.com or contact Bryan Ichikawa at bichikawa@smartcardalliance.org.

For continuing updates on Securing Federal Identity 2016, visit www.securingfederalid.com, follow @SmartCardOrgUSA on Twitter and use #FedID2016 to participate in the conversation.

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About the Smart Card Alliance
The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology.

Through specific projects such as education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and open forums, the Alliance keeps its members connected to industry leaders and innovative thought. The Alliance is the single industry voice for smart cards, leading industry discussion on the impact and value of smart cards in the U.S. and Latin America. For more information please visit http://www.smartcardalliance.org.

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Source:Smart Card Alliance