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About FiXs

The Federation for Identity and Cross-Credentialing Systems (FiXs) is a coalition of commercial companies, government contractors, and not-for-profit organizations who have established and maintain a worldwide, interoperable identity and cross-credentialing network built on security, privacy, trust, standard operating rules, policies, and technical standards.

- The FiXs Network

- FiXs Overview

- Why Federate?

- Ten Business Benefits of FiXs

- FiXs Brochure

News and Events

    FiXs Partners


    The Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) and the Federation for Identity and Cross Credentialing Systems (FiXs) have entered into an agreement and have established a secure and interoperable Network for authenticating trusted and certified identity credentials between the DoD and FiXs Industry partners. For more information on the DMDC and FiXs MOU please click here and visit the DMDC website and click on "Federation." Currently the DoD portion of the collaboration, known as the Defense Cross-Credentialing Identification System (DCCIS), is used by the DoD application called DoD National Visitor Center (DNVC).


    - AFCEA International (www.afcea.org)

    - American Logistics Association (www.ala-national.org)

    - Digital Government Institute (www.digitalgovernment.com)

    FiXs Governance

    The FiXs organization is governed by Board of Directors, elected by the membership, who manage the day-to-day operations of the Federation, and who manage policy changes, new initiatives, and business and partnership opportunities on behalf of its membership.

    - FiXs Board of Directors

    - FiXs Member Organizations

    - FiXs Executive Committee Bios

    FiXs-Certified Credentials

    FiXs authorizes certified issuers of credentials that are fully-compliant with the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201, Personal Identity Verification Part 1 (PIV-I) standard.

    - Summary of the FiXs Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Process

    - FiXS Certification and Accreditation Process

    - FiXS Authority to Operate Application

    The following issuers have met the comprehensive certification and accreditation (C&A) requirements to produce these credentials:

    - ORC, a WidePoint Company (www.orc.com/certificates/fixs/)

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