Achieve FICAM Conformance with a Unified Approach: Physical Identity & Access Management and Physical Security Information Management Converge

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This webinar occurred on:  May 21, 2014

Achieving FICAM conformance for physical and logical access with continuous monitoring of the physical security infrastructure are recent government imperatives. Integrating Physical Identity and Access Management (PIAM) with Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) provides the platform to meet this next generation challenge.

Existing physical access control systems (PACS), video management systems (VMS), intrusion detection systems (IDS), and other sensory based detection systems each operate with their own graphical user interfaces focused on the specific kind of data they capture. This webinar will demonstrate how to effectively transform this stove-piped infrastructure into a common security operational platform. Such initiatives are key to achieving the modernization mandated by the federal government.

Government is being asked to do more with less. Automating the routine to focus attention on anomalies is the only way to stretch its shrinking workforce to cover the gap.

Key takeaways you don't want to miss:
  • Unify your disparate physical components in to a centrally managed enterprise system
  • Save money by automating repetitive provisioning and monitoring processes
  • Proactively minimize risk and more quickly react to unforeseen security events at facilities
  • Future proof your physical security infrastructure while complying with government directives

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Mark Steffler, Vice President, Federal Practice - Quantum Secure

Mark Steffler has over 20 years experience in computer, network, and electronic physical security. With a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mark worked at AT&T and Exodus Communications in cyber security and more recently at Vidient in electronic physical security and now at Quantum Secure in physical identity and access management. Mark is the VP of Government Practice for Quantum Secure and leads the company’s initiatives in aligning its flagship product, SAFE, for widespread adoption in the federal government in conformance with FICAM and HSPD-12. 

Mark is a member of the Smart Card Alliance (SCA) Access Control Council as well as the Security Industry Association (SIA) Standards Access Control & Identity Subcommittee and regularly participates in open government sponsored forums focused on the evolution of FICAM and FIPS201.

John Gill, Vice President, Business Development - VidSys

John Gill brings three decades of experience in domestic and international security, law enforcement, intelligence and private sector contracting to his role as Vice President, Business Development at VidSys. John is focused on developing strategic relationships and growing business in the federal government sector.

Prior to joining VidSys, John was Vice President, Business Development at 3i-MIND, providing operational leadership and strategic counsel for the company’s homeland security and technology offerings. From 2007-2009, John was the Chief Security Officer at the White House, where he managed and implemented security policies and programs supporting the White House complex and the Executive Office of the President.

In 2007, John retired from the United States Secret Service after 24 years of service, which included work in the protective and investigative missions of the Secret Service, ranging from assignments with the Presidential Protective Division, the Special Programs/Counter Assault Team and work in the Miami and Washington Field Offices. Executive appointments included work on Capitol Hill for House and Senate Committees, service as Special Agent in Charge for Public Affairs – the primary public spokesman for the Service – and Attaché, Paris Field office, where he was responsible for oversight of the largest Secret Service overseas district, with reporting sub-offices in London, Moscow, Frankfurt, the Hague (Europol liaison), Lyon (Interpol liaison) and Madrid.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts and will soon complete a Masters in Homeland Security Studies at the American Military University

Duration: 1 Hour