WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Amex: WYY), a specialist in wireless mobility management and cybersecurity solutions, today announced that Daniel E. Turissini, WidePoint's CTO, will participate in a panel discussion at the Identity Protection and Management Symposium on February 3, 2011 in partnership with the Digital Government Institute and the Federation for Identity and Cross-Credentialing Systems (FiXs). Mr. Turissini will also introduce Richard Spires, Chief Information Officer, Department of Homeland Security, the keynote speaker. The symposium will be held in The Ronald Reagan Building, Polaris Suite, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC. Admission to the event is complimentary for Government personnel. For more information or to register, please go to: http://www.digitalgovernment.com/Events/Conferences/Identity-Protection-and-Management-Symposium.shtml.
WidePoint's CEO, Steve L. Komar said, "We are pleased to be a sponsor of this very important discussion for new ways of creating and managing trusted credentials. Our Operational Research Consultants, Inc. (ORC) and Advanced Response Concepts Corporation (ARCC) subsidiaries are elite providers of information assurance and authentication services in both the private and public sectors. Dan Turissini's expertise in Federated Identity is well recognized, and we are proud to support his seat on the FiXs Board of Directors. We expect that this symposium, Mr. Spires' key note comments, the panel discussion and other topics and speakers, will address many issues that are relevant to the sharing of information in order to conduct business at all levels of commercial and government organizations. We look forward to our involvement in this meaningful and timely event."
At the symposium WidePoint representatives will be showcasing various Federated Identity and Attribute Management solutions that are currently fielded and in use today within the Federal, Public Safety, and Transportation communities of interest.
About FiXsIncorporated in 2004 and based in Fairfax, Virginia, the Federation for Identity and Cross-Credentialing Systems (FiXs) is a not-for-profit, certified 501(c)6 trade association comprised of commercial companies, including government contractors, and not-for-profit organizations. FiXs is registered in the United States, the European Union, and the United Kingdom to support the development of identity authentication standards and to provide authentication of personal identity across a secure network. FiXs provides the only end-to-end globally-accessible network that is interoperable with the U.S. Department of Defense. The FiXs Network delivers a secure, scalable capability that allows trusted identity verification and credential authentication for network users desiring access to a range of government and commercial facilities and systems. The FiXs Network meets current federally-mandated requirements, supports physical and logical access applications, and may be integrated with existing organizational personnel and access control systems, while fully leveraging the concept of federation and the FiXs Network's economies of scale. For more information on FiXs and a list of the federation's more than fifty members and participating government organizations, please visit: www.fixs.org.
About Digital Government InstituteFor over 12 years, Digital Government Institute has provided leading-edge education programs on the most important topics facing government IT managers.
Digital Government Institute is a trusted resource for delivering knowledge through:Training SeminarsConferences and Expos Webinars Knowledge CentersBy connecting these communities in person and online, this is a truly comprehensive, integrated approach for addressing the most important topics facing government IT and management professionals.
DGI's Executive Management Team has over 45 years event and media experience, and is committed to excellence by providing opportunities for the government IT community to connect, collaborate, and share experiences. And as a trusted education provider, DGI has been reviewed and approved as a Registered Education Provider by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
About WidePointWidePoint is a specialist in providing wireless mobility management and cybersecurity solutions utilizing its advanced information technology products and services. WidePoint has several wholly owned subsidiaries holding major government and commercial contracts including, Operational Research Consultants, Inc., iSYS, LLC, Protexx, Advanced Response Concepts Corporation and WidePoint IL. WidePoint enables organizations to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government-mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. For more information, visit http://www.widepoint.com.
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