FIPS 201 Compliance White Paper

April 28, 2010 in White Papers

As a result of the September 11, 2001 attacks, President Bush ordered in August 2004 the Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12). Entitled “Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors,” it directed the promulgation of a Federal standard for secure and reliable forms of identification for Federal employees and contractors.

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