Recent News


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. 


18 Nov

Thursby releases secure email for iPad and iPhone on Apple’s App Store

Arlington, Texas, November 18, 2013, Thursby Software announced the immediate availability of its PKard® Mail secure email app on Apple’s App Store. 

Although modeled on the familiar native user interface of Apple’s native mail program, PKard Mail goes beyond by adding complete support for US Government CAC and PIV secure identity cards.  Email signing, encryption and decryption (S/MIME) are offered with the secure smart cards.