Arlington, TX, November 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Thursby Software Systems, Inc., launches the free PKard® iPad and iPhone secure app SDK (Software Development Kit).
The PKard SDK gives iPad and iPhone app developers a rapid and cost-effective way to develop and maintain secure apps, supporting strong two-factor authentication to CAC or PIV smart cards, leveraging multiple Apple Made for iPad/iPhone (MFi) approved readers, or derived tokens, where allowed by security standards and infrastructure.
As we enter the post-PC era, with legacy PC shipments dropping off and sales of tablets and smart phones soaring, the Thursby SDK supports strong security across the full range of Apple mobile use cases from individuals and Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD), to enterprise and Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), both with or without third party Mobile Device Management (MDM). The new SDK compliments Thursby’s widely deployed PKard Reader secure browsing solutions.
Early adopters of the SDK include Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) Gradkell, makers of the DBsign® tool used in the Defense Travel Site (DTS) for secure web signing, Juniper Networks, for secure Virtual Private Networking (VPN) and Silanis, for electronic document signing, government agencies, Department of Defense commands, as well as national and international enterprise clients. Thursby will be demonstrating the new solutions at the Government Smart Card Alliance Conference in Washington, DC, November 28 and 29.