SIA calls for greater collaboration to improve HSPD-12 implementation

Rob Zivney testifies before House Subcommittee on challenges agencies face when implementing HSPD-12

* In the absence of clear guidance and specifications for the systems that will use the PIV card, some manufacturers have stepped up to the challenge and assumed substantial research and development costs to produce next generation equipment capable of utilizing the features of a PIV II credential. This work has been conducted without the benefit of having operational PIV II credentials available to manufacturers to develop and test associated product.