White Papers

PrecisionEdge provides white papers to help our staff, our partners and their customers understand the all aspects of our solutions and the emerging markets we serve. White papers are prepared by PrecisionEdge and other organizations. They are provided as downloadable files, links to web sites or both.




The Security Industry Association (SIA) Quarterly Technical Update (QTU) presents information about a number of industry-impacting developments (such as the FIPS 201 standard) and their related technical issues. Its purpose is to introduce technology elements that are new to the security industry, to facilitate the evaluation of these technologies in support of SIA business and product planning.

Download PDF:  The_roles_of_Authentic_technology


Download pdf (2.18 MB) State_Licensing_Guidelines.pdf


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.

Download PDF: FIPS_201_Compli_Whitepaper


A U.S. Department of Justice Research Report. This document provides basic guidelines to law enforcement agencies and school administrators, and encourages their collaboration as they decide what, if any, security technologies should be considered as they develop safe school strategies.

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