Thursby releases secure CAC and PIV browser for Good Technology

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 25, 2013 – Thursby Software Systems, Inc., released PKard® for Good Technology, a special version of its PKard Reader secure browser app leveraging the Good Dynamics®’s mobile application platform for iPad and iPhone users.

The PKard web connection is fully encrypted and secure.  Two-factor smart card login (chip ID card and PIN) is a requirement for strong user authentication for many government and highly regulated FORTUNE 500™ and Global 2000 organizations.  Many of these same organizations are already Good Technology™ customers and are looking to combine Thursby’s widely deployed iOS secure browsing experience with Good’s broad set of mobile security solutions.  The latest Net Applications market share data show that iPad and iPhone represent almost two thirds of all mobile browser traffic across all tablet and smart phone categories. 

The Good Dynamics (GD) platform includes a number of application level security and management features such as remote locking and wiping, secure inter-app communication for things like document transfers powered by Good Dynamics AppKinetics™, as well as VPN-like access to intranet web.

Bill Thursby, President of Thursby Software, explains, "We appreciate the opportunity to broaden our work with Apple security and smart card technology in conjunction with Good’s mobile application methodology.  For the first time, highly regulated customers will have a secure browser that supports strong authentication utilizing (but not requiring) U.S. Government CAC and PIV smart cards on the Good Dynamics platform.”

PKard for Good can be downloaded immediately via Apple’s iTunes app store.   Good Dynamics end user licenses are required to enable use of the PKard for Good application.  For additional information on Good Dynamics requirements, please visit  

Link to the app on Apple’s iTunes App Store

Link to Good Dynamics Marketplace

Link to the Net Applications market share report

About Thursby Software Systems, Inc.

Thursby is celebrating over a quarter century of enterprise Apple integration, management and security specialization. Thursby is US-owned, operated and GSA-listed, with headquarters in Arlington, Texas.  We have well over 70,000 clients, including organizations with thousands of devices under management, and well over a million software licenses sold to-date.  Clients come from all seven continents and range from government, to finance, healthcare, energy, Fortune 500, Global 2000 companies, education, research, media and OEMs. For more information about Thursby and its solutions, please visit

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