Thursby Delivers iPad Mini Secure Mobility CAC/PIV Sled Bundle for Christmas

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.

Thursby Delivers iPad Mini Secure Mobility CAC/PIV Sled Bundle for Christmas
Arlington, TX, December 17, 2013 --( The browser also coordinates access to a secure ecosystem of Thursby, third-party and organization-specific apps including Microsoft Exchange S/MIME email, document signing, editing, sharing, Instant Messaging, VPN and more. In fact, everything is present to replace legacy laptops or mobile devices for secure mobile usage.

Devices - Apple iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina display
Bundled - US secure browser license and US technical support
Discrete - the card does not protrude when fully inserted
Simple - the one-piece design is easy to put-on and take off
Easy-to-charge - via the built-in micro USB port
Operating systems - iOS 6 or higher
Smart cards - CAC, CAC Dual Persona, PIV and PIV-I smart cards
U.S. Government standards - TAA, HSPD-12, FIPS 140-2, FIPS 201 and GSA APL

Thursby has long been the market leader in sturdy metal iPad and iPhone plug-in reader or dongle bundles, supporting tens of thousands of secure mobile users at the Department of Defense, the Federal Government and at highly regulated organizations. Paul Nelson, Thursby’s Chief Technology Officer, explains, “We’re pleased to be extending our line up with a cased solution. PKard-based solutions retain Apple’s compelling user experience, adding strong two-factor smart card authentication and data encryption for secure access to cloud or data center resources from organizational or personal devices.”

The new $179.99 iPad mini case reader as well as $149.99 iPad and iPhone plug-in reader bundles are available from Thursby’s website, or selected Federal resellers. Apple hardware and smart card IDs are not included.
Thursby Software Systems, Inc.
Simon Hartley
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