USAccess: Identity, Credentials, and Access Management

On May 4, 2016, and April 12, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget issued memorandums M-16-11 and M-17-22, which cover the use of shared services and the modernization of IT in the federal government. As a shared service for 110+ federal agencies, the USAccess program offers the chance to be a more secure, efficient, and agile organization.

USAccess provides federal government agencies with identity credential solutions. The shared service gives an efficient, economical and secure infrastructure to support agencies’ needs.

USAccess Features

Stable, competitive pricing helps your agency reduce capital expenditures. Using a shared services model that leverages the combined requirements of a large customer base, the USAccess provides a simplified, per-credential pricing model that does away with large upfront costs.

USAccess offers a fully compliant HSPD12 credential for access to buildings and systems that work across agency boundaries, are identity verified, and comply with all NIST policies.

Agencies get easy access to a shared enrollment and activation infrastructure, including a Light Activation Service.

USAccess manages tasks for you: certification and accreditation (C&A), privacy assessments, and structure management. We offer on-boarding support to address technical and work support needs.

On May 4, 2016, and April 12, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget issued memorandums M-16-11 and M-17-22, which cover the use of shared services and the modernization of IT in the federal government. As a shared service for 110+ federal agencies, the USAccess program offers the opportunity to be a more secure, efficient, and agile organization.

Additional Information

Expand your agency’s enrollment and activation center locations by ordering a fixed or mobile credentialing unit.

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Last Reviewed: 2019-10-18