PKard for Mac

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Web, email & VPN with CAC/PIV for Mac

The U.S. engineered PKard® for Mac meets the needs of US DoD and Federal Mac users for simple and straightforward two-factor authenticated CAC, CAC Dual Persona, PIV, and PIV-I smart card access to secure web sites, web VPN, and secure S/MIME Apple email signing and encryption. U.S. phone and email technical support is included. It is the same commercial code used by the Pentagon, all six DoD services, White House, NIH, and DOI across tens of thousands of Mac users since the mid 2000s. Card reader hardware and smart card ID are not included.

Part number PKS108-PA $29.95, email shipping

Highlights

  • Fully supported commercial software with an eight-year history and tens of thousands of users
  • Outlook Web Access (OWA), SharePoint portals and collaboration sites e.g. AKO, NKO, AF Portal, and DTS
  • CAC, CAC Dual Persona, PIV, and PIV-I cards via Thursby's own "TokenD drivers"
  • Supports Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10), Mavericks (10.9), Mountain Lion (10.8), Lion (10.7), Snow Leopard (10.6), and Leopard (10.5)
  • Apple mail and S/MIME signing, encryption, and decryption (except where prevented by any organizational policy)
  • Web-based VPN (all correctly written third party Mac software should work as long they reference the standard Apple keychain)
  • Avoids clumsy, inconvenient, and incomplete workarounds such as virtualized Windows, boot camp, or thumb drives
  • Made and supported in the USA by Apple-Microsoft specialists from Arlington, Texas

Selected quotes

  • "So worth $29.95! Seamless, painless integration"
    U.S. Army
  • “An all-in-one wonder”
    U.S. Navy
  • "Ability to access CAC enabled websites on my Mac without having to install a 'Windows on a Mac' solution -- be it Parallels, VMware Fusion, or Bootcamp -- make the price of PKard for Mac one of the best expenditures I've ever made!"
    USAF

Additional capabilities

  • Supports Apple Safari and Google Chrome browsers since they use the standard Apple environment (Mozilla Firefox has non-standard keychain handling proprietary to itself)
  • Supports industry standard  USB Mac or PC smart card readers from third parties, available from around $20 at amazon.com or other retailers
  • A version for direct network and domain login, Single Sign-On (SSO) , Active directory, Group Policy, and network-based environments is available for  organizations

More information

  • Not sure which Thursby US Government CAC & PIV smart card product best meets your need? Click  here.
  • Contact us at  sales@thursby.com or +1 (817) 478-5070

Specs

 

Secure web, email and VPN with CAC and PIV cards for Mac OS X

For complete pricing information including lower pricing for site or volume licenses click here.

PKard For Mac Box

PKard for Mac v1.6

Single License, part number PKS108-PA
Delivered via email

Add to Cart $29.95

Notes

 

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CAC/PIV S/MIME email signing & encryption

What you'll learn - How to use PKard for Mac to sign, encrypt and decrypt emails with Apple mail and smart cards (where server side restrictions do not prevent it). The process is similar for third party email clients.


Secure CAC/PIV web, email & VPN

A short demo of how PKard® for Mac software meets the needs of US DoD, Federal Government and corporate Mac users for simple and straightforward two-factor authenticated CAC, PIV, PIV-I and CIV smart card access to secure web sites, web VPN and secure S/MIME Apple email signing and encryption.