Recent News


11 Aug

Thursby first to enable Defense Travel System (DTS) on Apple mobile devices

Arlington, Texas, August 11, 2014 – Today Thursby Software Systems’ PKard® Reader App became the first browser on an Apple mobile device to enable the Defense Travel Systems (DTS) website.  Any user running PKard Reader v2.1.4 can now log in to DTS to initiate, revise, and submit travel requests and expense reports.

Up until now DTS has been inaccessible to Apple mobile users due to a lack of Java support. As Mike Prevost, Gradkell DBsign Product Manager & Senior System Architect, explains:


28 Apr

First Mobile Device Derived Credential Demonstration

Arlington, Texas, April 28, 2014 - This week, for the first time since NIST released their draft guidelines for Derived Credentials (SP 800-157), four companies will give a live demonstration in Washington DC showing how these can be successfully applied to mobile devices. The mobile demonstration will include secure browser, email, document signing, and document access.


09 Apr

PKard Reader & Heartbleed

Starting April 8, 2014, the Internet is buzzing with concerns and questions about the "Heartbleed Bug" and how it affects us. This article was written to help our customers understand what this vulnerability is and how it affects the users of PKard Reader.

What is the Heartbleed Bug?

Here's how heartbleed.com describes the bug:


17 Dec

Thursby delivers iPad mini secure mobility CAC/PIV sled bundle for Christmas

Arlington, Texas, December 17, 2013, Thursby Software, the market leader in enterprise Apple integration, security and management, announced the immediate availability of its new PKard® Reader secure mobility sled bundle for the iPad mini.  The bundle includes Thursby’s elegant and discrete CAC/PIV one-piece case and built-in smart card reader, or sled, for the iPad mini, along with the PKard Reader secure browser app, phone and email technical support.