XTec AuthentX Cloud Achieves First High Impact FedRAMP Agency Authorization
AuthentX Cloud Software as a Service platform for identity, credential, and access management achieves first High Impact Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Agency Authorization.
RESTON, Va., August 7, 2019 — XTec Incorporated, a leader in identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) technology, today announced the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP™, approved XTec’s AuthentX Cloud agency authorization at the High Impact level.
Achieving FedRAMP Agency Authorization means AuthentX Cloud services meet the requirements of the FedRAMP High baseline. Services include end-to-end identity credential enrollment, issuance, and lifecycle maintenance, physical access control and derived credentialing. The AuthentX Cloud can be leveraged by federal agencies to meet several directives including the most recent OMB Memorandum M-19-17 Enabling Mission Delivery Through Improved Identity, Credential and Access Management (PDF).
Albert Fernandez, XTec president and CEO, said “As an original HSPD-12 provider 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 the 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 Derived PIV credentials and physical PIV and PIV-Interoperable card issuance services.
FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. There are over 400 security requirements and monthly continuous monitoring activities that must be met to achieve and maintain High Impact authorization.
XTec offers enterprise solutions for identity, credential and access management programs on a wide scale for various industries. XTec supplies similar security solutions for over 85 federal agencies, banking and financial institutions, state and local governments as well as healthcare providers and is a leader in secure, interoperable authentication and verification systems. XTec develops, produces and licenses enterprise-level security solutions for credentialing, access control, information systems and electronic commerce for a wide range of government and commercial uses. XTec’s focus is providing a secure foundation from which customers can build secure enterprise Web-based applications and cryptographic systems. XTec is a leading solutions provider for smart card based identity and access management and is recognized as a leader in both government and commercial circles for its expertise and products for credentialing, identity, secure payment and access control.
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