RESTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL WIRE) – XTec Incorporated, leader in identity, credential and access management technology (ICAM), today announced the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMPTM, approved Authorization of the XTec AuthentX Cloud agency at the high impact level.
Achieving authorization from the FedRAMP agency means that AuthentX Cloud services meet the requirements of the FedRAMP High baseline. Services include registration of end-to-end identity credentials, issuance and maintenance of the life cycle, physical access control and derived credentials. AuthentX Cloud can be leveraged by federal agencies to comply with various directives, including the most recent OMB Memorandum M-19-17 Allow the delivery of the mission through the improved management of identity, credentials and access.
Albert Fernández, president and CEO of XTec, said: “As the original supplier of HSPD-12, XTec understands the importance of identity security in the federal government and by offering a cloud model capable of multiple form factors, we know that federal agencies will benefit from the ease of implementation and variety of services. ” XTec provides three main services through AuthentX Cloud; Authentication, validation and authorization services. These services are applicable to a variety of federal use cases, from physical access control to mobile or derivative PIV credentials and physical PIV and Interoperable PIV card issuance services.
FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring of products and services in the cloud. There are more than 400 security requirements and monthly continuous monitoring activities that must be met to achieve and maintain the High Impact authorization.
XTec offers business solutions for identity management programs, credentials and large-scale access for various industries. XTec offers similar security solutions for more than 85 federal agencies, banking and financial institutions, state and local governments, as well as health care providers and is a leader in secure and interoperable authentication and verification systems. XTec develops, produces and licenses business-level security solutions for credentials, access control, information systems and electronic commerce for a wide range of government and commercial uses. XTec's approach is to provide a secure base from which customers can build secure web-based cryptographic applications and systems at the enterprise level. XTec is a leading provider of solutions for identity and access management based on smart cards and is recognized as a leader in government and commercial circles for its experience and products for accreditation, identity, secure payment and access control.
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