Northrop Grumman's TSCP Identity Management Director to Present at CardTech SecurTech 2008

ORLANDO, Fla. , May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- At CardTech SecurTech 2008, Iana Bohmer , identity management director at Northrop Grumman, a Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP - member, will discuss how to establish secure data sharing methods across thousands of companies and international borders.

The presentation will explain how the TSCP's framework for secure collaboration and federated identity management enables new levels of information sharing, establishing a global trust bridge between public- and private-sector defense partners. Attendees, comprised of network and security leaders in payment, security and identification technologies, will gain an understanding of how TSCP specifications solve everyday liability, risk, cost and compliance challenges while protecting intellectual property and enabling business collaboration.

The TSCP is a unique industry partnership, bringing government agencies, aerospace and defense (A&D) companies and technology providers together to define and test robust specifications that allow organizations to collaborate globally and solve the most critical supply chain security challenges. Members include the U.S. Department of Defense, U.K. Ministry of Defence, Netherlands Ministry of Defence, BAE Systems, Boeing, EADS, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Rolls-Royce.

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About TSCP

TSCP is the only government-industry partnership specifically focused on designing solutions to address the most critical issues facing the A&D industry: mitigating the compliance, complexity, cost and IT security risks inherent in large-scale, multi-national collaborative programs. The TSCP was founded in 2002, and has delivered several specifications and guidance documents on securing A&D supply chain data. The group today focuses on identity federation policies and governance. The TSCP is open to government organizations, prime contractors, integrators, suppliers and member trade groups. For more information, please visit