ePassport leaders help governments move toward EAC standard by providing
ePassport readers, PKI technology in a single platform
DALLAS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As ePassport technology continues to be adopted by countries around the globe, many seek a method to deploy border security capabilities in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In response, Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU) and 3M (NYSE: MMM) announce a partnership to provide an integrated end-to-end secure ePassport solution, which provides the necessary components to implement Basic Access Control (BAC) and Extended Access Control (EAC) ePassport security, while also securing the surrounding data and communications infrastructures.
"As two of the world's leading ePassport experts, this collaboration is an important achievement as we help global governments deploy first-generation or migrate to second-generation ePassports," said Rich Sanders, business manager, 3M Security Systems Division. "Entrust is a pioneer in ePassport encryption technology and this agreement strengthens both of our ePassport offerings by providing interested governments a single, interoperable source for a comprehensive ePassport solution."
With technical integration already complete, Entrust and 3M will offer
an integrated end-to-end secure ePassport solution. A global leader in the
public key infrastructure technology, Entrust PKI secures the world's top
e-government environments, as well as supports the two largest ePassport
deployments in the wor
|SOURCE Entrust, Inc.|
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