Councils : Access Control Council Members-Only Resources
Access Control Council Members-Only Resources
The Access Control Council was formed to increase adoption of smart cards for physical and logical access and address the key issues that end user organizations have in deploying new physical and logical access system technology.
Council documents and contact list are posted on this page to facilitate discussion among Council participants. Documents posted on this page are intended for use by Council members and participants only. If you would like to distribute the documents outside of your organization, please contact the Smart Card Alliance or Council management. Please note that the availability of documents provided on this site does not imply the endorsement of any of the members of the Alliance.
- Council Policies
- Council Calendar
- Council Management
- Council Contacts
- Council Quarterly Report
- Council Projects in Process
- IAB Breakout Session Presentations
- Background Documents
- Council Responses to Requests for Comments
- Biometric Template Poll
The following documents contain the policies and practices approved by the Smart Card Alliance Board of Directors Committee on Councils and Chapters and Council Steering Committees.
Industry and Technology Council Policies and Processes. This document states current policies and practices including: council formation; membership policies; email policy; member representation policy; white paper and position statement review, approval, publication and distribution processes; council-specific nominations and voting processes.
Smart Card Alliance Email Policy, January 22, 2008
Click here to access the Google calendar that lists upcoming Council and work group meetings. Conference call-in information is distributed via email to the Council distribution lists.
Please note that this is a private Smart Card Alliance calendar. The address should not be forwarded outside of member organizations.
Council officers for 2010/2012 are:
- Chair: Lars Suneborn, Hirsch-Identive, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vice chair: David Nichols, HID Global, email@example.com
- Secretary: Sal D’Agostino, IDmachines firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Council steering committee for 2010/2012 includes:
- Sal D’Agostino, IDmachines
- Tony Ferguson, Bioscrypt / L-1 Enterprise Access Division
- Bob Gilson, U.S. Department of Defense/Defense Manpower Data Center
- Walter Hamilton, Identification Technology Partners
- Kevin Kozlowski, XTec, Incorporated
- Lolie Kull, HP
- David Nichols, HID Global
- Steve Rogers, Intellisoft, Inc.
- Adam Shane, AMAG Technology, Inc.
- Mike Sulak, U.S. Department of State
- Lars Suneborn, Hirsch Electronics
Smart Card Alliance support: Cathy Medich, email@example.com
Click here to download the full Council contact list. [member access only]
The council quarterly report summarizes the activities of all Smart Card Alliance councils. This report is available for member use only and should not be distributed outside of the Alliance.
- Council quarterly report [member access only]
The council has completed a number of documents commenting on government publications and making recommendations for future work.
- Comments and Considerations on Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) Roadmap and Implementation Guidance, developed in collaboration with the Identity Council and submitted to the ICAMSC in June 2010
- Recommendation for PIV Card Test Suite for Negative Test Cases, submitted to GSA in March 2010
- Letter to GSA on FIPS 201 Evaluation Program, submitted to GSA in January 2010
- Next Generation PACS. The Council developed a workshop for the 2009 Smart Cards in Government Conference. The workshop recording is available to LEAP members.
September 29, 2010
- Identities–Non Person Identities: After all, who cares about me?, Gilles Lisimaque & Dave Auman, Identification Technology Partners
- Human Capital and the Investment in Proficiency, Sal D’Agostino, IDmachines
- NSTIC - An Overview: Tackling the virtual identity problem space, Neville Pattinson, Gemalto
June 29, 2010
- Authentication Mechanisms Using Secure, Contactless Card-to-PACS Communication, Gilles Lisimaque, IDTP
- FICAM Impact on Enterprise Architecture and Applications, Sal D’Agostino, IDmachines
- FICAM Roadmap and Implementation Guidance: The Objective and Status of “Part B,”, Shelly Hartsook, Deloitte
- PIV/PIV-I, Bob Donelson, OCFW
- Beyond Applying OSIPS to ICAM, Steve Van Till, Brivo
- IPv6 White Paper from Gilles Lisimaque
- PIV for PACS or MR-PIV: Mutual Registration in PIV (presentation) from Gilles Lisimaque
- UUID RFC from Steve Howard
- Securing Cyberspace for the 44th Presidency, issued by CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity
- Identity Management Task Force Report, issued by the National Science and Technology Council, Subcommittee on Biometrics and Identity Management
- RFID Myths and Urban Legends, ITAA publication
- Laws of Secure Credentialing, presentation by Gilles Lisimaque and Steve Howard, IDTP
- Laws of Identity, Kim Cameron (Microsoft) white paper
The Council has submitted responses to numerous requests for comments.
- Comments on draft guidance on federated physical access control systems, submitted in November 2011
- Letter on draft guidance on federated physical access control system, submitted in October 2011
- Comments on FIPS 201-2, developed in collaboration with the Identity Council and submitted to NIST in June, 2011
- Comments on the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, developed in collaboration with the Healthcare and Identity Councils and submitted July 13, 2010
- Comments on FIPS 201-1, developed in collaboration with the Identity Council and submitted to NIST in June 2010
- Comments on FIPS 140-3, developed in collaboration with the Identity Council and submitted to NIST in March 2010
- Smart Card Alliance PAC comments on SP 800-73-3, submitted Sept. 11, 2009
- Smart Card Alliance response to FEMA request for comments on draft “NIMS Guidelines for the Credentialing of Personnel, submitted Jan. 21, 2009
- Smart Card Alliance response to NIST draft SP 800-116
- Comments submitted May 2008
- Comments submitted September 2008
- Smart Card Alliance response to NIST second draft SP 800-73-2, submitted April 2008
- Smart Card Alliance response to NIST draft FIPS 140-3, submitted October 2007
- PAC response to NIST draft SP 800-73-2, submitted Nov. 2, 2007
- PAC response to NIST RFC on evaluation of fingerprint match-on-card implementations
- PAC comments on TWIC Biometric Reader Specification and TWIC Contactless Smart Card Application, Docket Number USCG-2007-27415, submitted March 27, 2007
To gather input for the response to the NMSAC TWIC biometric reader recommendation, the Physical Access Council (PAC) conducted an informal poll from March 15-21, 2007 to solicit input on Alliance member and industry attitudes concerning the use of biometric templates in an RF-enabled identity verification system. Over 85% of respondents (201 respondents total) indicated that biometric templates should be cryptographically protected “absolutely, in every case” or “mostly, whenever possible,” supporting the PAC recommendation that the TWIC program specify cryptographic protection of biometric information.
- Download results [member access only]