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CACs are becoming required for access to buildings and secure spaces, and will support things like food service and healthcare access. Taking the idea a step further, CACs are now also being used to give their bearers private keys for access to workstation desktops and specific applications or databases, and to sign or encrypt email too sensitive for the eyes of administrators or other curious parties. In this case, qualified users insert their CAC into a reader located at the PC, and enter a pin number for access.
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