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NVLAP Accredits Laboratories for DHS Identity and Privilege Credential Management (DHSIPCM) Testing

November 1, 2012

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Contact: Dana Leaman
301-975-4679

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) announces the accreditation of three laboratories in its Cryptographic and Security Testing (CST) Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) for testing of the DHSIPCM method. Information regarding these accredited laboratories can be located in the directory of accredited laboratories located on the NVLAP webpage, www.nist.gov/nvlap.

Laboratories accredited in this program perform functional conformance testing to the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®) Reader Hardware and Card Application Specification. The addition of this testing within the CST LAP was established in support of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Qualified Technology List (QTL). More information regarding the QTL can be found at www.tsa.gov/twic/reader.