FICAM Compliance Experts

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Convergint Technologies has been partnering with government agencies and contractors to comply with HSPD-12/FIPS 201 requirements since 2005. We are a qualified HSPD-12 service provider and have direct relationships with GSA’s Office of Government Wide Policy, Identity Assurance and Trusted Access Division, the GSA approved PACS testing lab, and the Smart Card Alliance. We ensure that for all HSPD-12/FIPS 201-2 deployments, PACS components are listed on the GSA Approved Product List. We have a CSEIP (Certified Systems Engineer ICAM PACS) on staff to ensure proper application of all requirements.

CSEIP Certification

GSA Approved Service Provider

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Contract Vehicles

Convergint holds many contract vehicles which help to simplify the procurement process and provide national purchasing power to eligible agencies.  Learn more

Our Services

Offering a wide array of services…

  • Site Survey & Evaluations
  • System Design & AutoCAD
  • Turnkey Installation
  • Technical Service, Maintenance, & Support
  • Extended Warranties
  • Stocked Inventory & Replacement Parts
  • Software & Support Agreements

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Our Solutions

Physical Access


Mobile Credentialing

FIPS-201 Credentials

Two-Factor Authentication

Enterprise Card Systems

Access Control







Risk Visualization

Visitor Management

Physical & Logical Access

Insider & Outsider Threat

Personal ID Verification (PIV)


Event Management (PSIM)

Secure Authentication

Risk & Compliance Management

Workflow & Process Efficiencies

Cyber Secure Solutions

With Further Expertise in Diverse Systems Integration

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Fire & Life Safety

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FICAM Definitions

PIV – Personal Identity Verification

  • Smart card issued by FED with specific identity proofing requirements fully trusted by FED.
CSEIP – Certified Systems Engineer ICAM & PACS

  • Certification for systems engineers on how to set up and test E-PACS to align with FIPS-201.
PIV – I – PIV Interoperable

  • Smart card issued by non-FED with specific identity proofing still trusted by FED.
FICAM – Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management

  • The overall government-wide program linking PIV, PACS and LACS.
CAC (KaaK) – Common Access Card

  • DoD version of PIV – interoperable with PIV but has additional elements specific to DoD.
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  • An information system that facilitates acceptance of PKIs for transaction. It is not a single entity, but encompasses Certification Authorities (CAs) from multiple vendors.
CAK (Cake) – Card Authentication Key

  • Specific certification used for badge reading.
OCSP – Online Certificate Status Protocol

  • Internet protocol used for obtaining the revocation status of PKI digital certificate.
PKI Cert – Digital “key” stored on PIV

  • System that secures electronic information.
SVP – Online Certificate Status Protocol

  • Internet protocol for determining the path between a PKI digital certificate and a trusted root and the validation of that path.
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