SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today that it, along with its team members, was awarded a certificate of completion for Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) Vendor Evaluation.
To receive the certification, the SAIC team was evaluated by the General Services Administration in activation and finalization, card management and production, enrollment and registration, systems infrastructure, and systems integration for personal identification verification.
"This certification demonstrates SAIC's continuous commitment to provide the highest quality of products and services to our clients," said Tom Dove , SAIC senior vice president. "The certification also validates the exceptional effort and capabilities the team provides as HSPD-12 becomes a reality."
On August 27, 2004 , President Bush signed HSPD-12 -- a policy for common identification standards for federal employees and civilian contractors. HSPD-12 directs the implementation of a standardized badging process designed to enhance security, reduce identity fraud, and protect the personal privacy of the federal workforce and civilian contractors.
The SAIC team includes: Novell Inc., Honeywell, ImageWare, and ActivIdentity, Inc.
SAIC is a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration
and technical services and solutions to all branches of the U.S. military,
agencies of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. Government civil agencies, as
well as to customers in selected commercial markets. With approximately
44,000 employees in more than 150 cities worldwide, SAIC engineers and
scientists solve complex technical challenges requiring innovative solutions
for customers' mission-critical functions. SAIC had annual revenues of
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