Corey McKinney joins Hirsch Electronics

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hirsch Electronics, a leading supplier of access control and security management solutions, announces the appointment of Corey McKinney as Senior System Specialist to extend Hirsch's offering of identity management, HSPD-12 / FIPS 201 / PIV and FISMA compliance solutions. Mr. McKinney is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

Mr. McKinney most recently worked for BearingPoint's Identity Management Solutions Group where he helped develop one of the country's first successful interagency HSPD-12 PIV implementations -- part of GSA's Shared Service Provider program -- including the complete infrastructure to create, activate and issue PIV credentials to all participating federal agencies. During this project and others, he designed and implemented back-end infrastructure for identity management systems (IDMS), card management systems (CMS), public key infrastructure (PKI) and Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) services. Mr. McKinney's pre- and post-sales involvement also included Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance projects. Additionally, he was a significant contributor in the authoring of industry standards.

"Corey's breadth of experience will enable him to immediately become a valuable member of our digital identity infrastructure team as governments and commercial enterprises increasingly embrace emerging identification standards," affirmed Lars R. Suneborn, director, government programs at Hirsch. More information on Hirsch's Identity & Access Management (IAM) solutions at

"Hirsch products were often integrated into solutions at my previous employers," said Mr. McKinney. "Throughout my career, I've continually been involved with innovative approaches to emerging issues and committed to supporting the security industry by developing standards. Hirsch mirrors this commitment to clients and the industry, and I look forward to contributing to the team to improve compliance, performance and add value to clients in the government and commercial markets."