WidePoint receives first task order for Department of Homeland Security WidePoint subsidiary iSYS has received its first task order under the Department of Homeland Security Blanket Purchase Agreement for Cellular Wireless Managed Services. The initial order under the $600M BPA is for $2.3M with a period of performance of one year and was placed by the Federal Protective Service, a federal law enforcement agency within DHS.
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.