WidePoint announces federal awards worth up to $7.1M WidePoint announced it has received awards from five different agencies worth up to approximately $7.1M. The awards periods of performance are through September 2013 and are for services in our telecommunications life-cycle management and professional services areas.
WidePoint to receive approval to issue Defense Dept specific PIV-I credentials WidePoint announced that its subsidiary Operational Research Consultants has been approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to issue External Certificate Authority (ECA) Personal Identity Verification Interoperable credentials that comply with DoD requirements. ORC is the first vendor to receive approval to issue these enhanced credentials. The DoD PIV-I can be used globally, addressing the requirements of the more than 40 million DoD contractors, trading partners, and other individuals to authenticate and securely communicate with the DoD's information systems.