Deque Announces Support for FIPS 201-2 PIV in its WorldSpace Web Accessibility Testing Product

WorldSpace accessibility testing software now complies with the new mandate for Secure Personal Identity Verification (PIV) for Federal Employees and Contractors Deque's WorldSpace®, used throughout the Federal Government for web accessibility testing and Section 508 compliance reporting, now provides for PIV-compliant user authentication and single sign-on (SSO). Software products used by Federal Government Agencies are required to comply with the updated Personal Identify Verification standard… Continue Reading Deque Announces Support for FIPS 201-2 PIV in its WorldSpace Web Accessibility Testing Product

New Speakers Added to 508 Compliance Seminar

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Have you registered for our 508 Compliance Seminar on June 4th? We are excited to announce two additional speakers to the expert panel. Government and industry experts will discuss the challenges of building a successful Section 508 program as well as some innovative approaches to executing that program. Held at the National Press Club in Washington DC, panelists will discuss the tools and expertise required… Continue Reading New Speakers Added to 508 Compliance Seminar

Section 508 Experts to Discuss Federal Contracts at National Press Club Event

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Deque Systems is presenting a panel of government and industry experts to discuss the challenges of building a successful Section 508 program as well as some innovative approaches to executing that program. On June 4th, 2014 at 8:30am at the National Press Club, panelists will discuss the tools and expertise required to assure your federal clients that you can deliver digital content and applications accessibly,… Continue Reading Section 508 Experts to Discuss Federal Contracts at National Press Club Event

Panel of Experts to Discuss Challenges in Section 508 Implementation

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Event to be held Wednesday June 4, 2014, 8:30 AM at the National Press Club in Washington D.C May 12, 2014 - Herndon, VA - Deque Systems is presenting a panel of government and industry experts to discuss the challenges of building a successful 508 program as well as some innovative approaches to executing that program. The panel will be moderated by Mark Lumer, the… Continue Reading Panel of Experts to Discuss Challenges in Section 508 Implementation

December #a11ychat: 508 Compliance for Federal Agencies

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December 17th, from 5-6pm EST is our next #a11ychat, and the final #a11ychat of the year! I can hardly believe it's almost 2013! We hope this month's topic will get some of you thinking about your accessibility compliance plans in the new year. Our topic is: "Addressing the Challenges of Section 508 Compliance at the Federal Level". We'll be looking at the differences between Section 508 and… Continue Reading December #a11ychat: 508 Compliance for Federal Agencies

Section 508: Setting the Scene…

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Section 508 is an amendment to the 1973 Rehabilitation Act made in 1998 requiring Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities.  It covers software applications and operating systems, web-based intranet and internet information and applications, telecommunications products, videos or multimedia products, self contained and/or closed products, and desktop and portable computers. Recently, a Department of Justice survey revealed that although… Continue Reading Section 508: Setting the Scene…