RESTON, Va.--(Intercede, a security software provider whose MyID identity management platform enables global organizations and governments to create trusted digital identities for employees and citizens on secure devices such as smart cards, smartphones and tablets, today announced that nearly 100 government and business leaders attended its exclusive reception, “The Future of Identity Assurance,” jointly hosted by the British Embassy, UK Trade & Investment. Attendees included senior executives from the U.S. federal and state governments, federal contractors as well as Intercede’s premier customers and technology partners. These industry influencers together explored effective ways to manage and secure digital identities of both the business and private lives of employees.)--
“Intercede is a UK company that, for the past six years, has been providing identity assurance software that is instrumental in securing U.S. borders, making the American skies safer to fly in, safeguarding the U.S .dollar and protecting the defense industrial base”
“Yesterday’s event was a wonderful success for the Intercede team; it was filled with top U.S. industry experts who together uncovered and discussed key trends and solutions to secure digital identities of the future,” said Richard Parris, chief executive officer of Intercede. “A secure future for government agencies is built on the foundation of the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) standard developed during the past decade. The federally mandated PIV smart card will remain the gold-standard for years to come and together with Intercede’s market expertise in using emerging mobile technologies, such as smartphones for digital credentialing, we are supporting customers secure the identities of employees accessing cloud services, IT networks and also physical assets.”
Intercede is an industry pioneer securing the identities of federal employees and contractors. To date, more than three million Americans carry a PIV smart card issued and managed by Intercede’s MyID software. More than a dozen federal agencies rely on digital identities issued by Intercede’s software as do some of the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies.
“Intercede is a UK company that, for the past six years, has been providing identity assurance software that is instrumental in securing U.S. borders, making the American skies safer to fly in, safeguarding the U.S .dollar and protecting the defense industrial base,” said Phillip Barton, deputy head of mission, Washington. “The British Embassy was proud to host Intercede and to provide attendees with the opportunity to meet Richard Parris and his team. It is rare to find a company that exemplifies the commitment of our respective governments to foster bilateral collaboration in making the world a safer and more secure place to live.”
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Intercede® is a security software provider whose MyID® identity management platform enables global organizations and governments to create trusted digital identities for employees and citizens on secure devices such as smart cards, smartphones and tablets. MyID enables the protection of IP, assets, and digital content, delivering trusted digital identities as the cornerstone of cyber security strategies for government, defense, financial services and other industries. Intercede has been developing ID management systems since 1992 and MyID is currently deployed by end customers located in 24 countries. The company is headquartered in the United Kingdom, listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM: IGP and ISO 9001 and TickIT certified. For more information please visit www.intercede.com.