PIV / FIPS 201

In response to US Presidential Directive HSPD 12 Athena has designed, built and certified a NIST FIPS 140-2 compliant smart card platform and FIPS 201 (PIV) application for use as a US Federal Employee and Contractor identification card.


PIV (FIPS 201) Application


Athena’s PIV solution is built and certified to Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201 SP 800-73-2 and SP80-73-3 implementing PIV optional data objects; Card Holder Facial Image, Card Holder Printed Information, X.509 Certificate for Digital Signature, X.509 Certificate for PIV Key Management, X.509 Certificate for Card Authentication, Discovery Object and optional SP 800-73-2 objects Discovery Object and Verification with Global PIN.

Specifications Support

Athena PIV solutions comply with characteristics as described in:

  • ISO/IEC 7810 - Identification cards -- Physical characteristics
  • ISO/IEC 7816 - Identification cards -- Integrated circuit cards
  • ISO/IEC 10373 - Identification cards -- Test methods
  • ISO/IEC 14443— Identification cards -- Contactless integrated circuit cards
  • GlobalPlatform™ 2.1.1
  • Java Card™ 2.2.2

Athena IDProtect Client compatible

Athena PIV solutions can be delivered with the Athena Windows Logon / PKI middleware, IDProtect Client,  to provide out of the box integration with existing systems. IDProtect Client is available for Windows, LINUX and Mac.


IDProtect Duo PIV


Datasheet
FIPS 201 (cert 380)
FIPS 140-2
PIV applet (cert 20)

FIPS 201 and 140-2 certified dual interface Java Card platform with PIV application.

Highlights:

  • ISO 7810
  • ISO 7816
  • ISO 10373
  • ISO 14443—Type B
  • GlobalPlatform 2.1.1
  • Java Card 2.2.2
  • FIPS 140-2
  • FIPS 201
  • PIV applet
  • DES & TDES
  • ECC (EC_FP)
  • AES
  • RSA
  • SHA-1 and SHA-256