As of December 15, 2011 all government-owned Windows desktops will be required to
have the ability to use a PIV card for login purposes. To prepare NCI-Frederick
for this NIH mandate, C&SS will be distributing PIV card readers to existing desktops
over the next several weeks.
Please note, at this time this mandate only applies to Windows computers connected
to the NIH network. Computers connected to scientific equipment on a VLAN or slated
for a VLAN will not be affected. Macintosh desktops will be addressed at a later
Please visit our PIV Card FAQ page at http://css.ncifcrf.gov/information/piv. If
you have any questions or concerns, please contact the NCI-Frederick Helpdesk.