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Military seeks to reduce use of Common Access Cards

16
Jun
2016
Military seeks to reduce use of Common Access Cards
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image credits: rocketek.hk

The Defense Department is seeking to cut back on the use of a “smart” ID card that has long been used by military personnel and contractors.

The Common Access Cards (CAC) are now used as “proof of identity and DoD affiliation to facilitate access to DoD facilities and systems,” according to a Pentagon website. They can be used to gain access to the department’s network and as a verification measure to sign emails.

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