Smart cards have recently emerged as a key computer network and Internet security technology. These plastic cards contain an embedded microprocessor, allowing them to be programmed to perform specific duties. This extensively updated, second edition of the popular Artech House book, Smart Card Security and Applications, offers a current overview of the ways smart cards address the computer security issues of today's varied applications. Brand new discussions on multi-application operating systems, computer networks, and the Internet are included to keep technical and business professionals abreast of the very latest developments in this field. The book provides technical details on the newest protection mechanisms, features a discussion on the effects of recent attacks, and presents a clear methodology for solving unique security problems.
|Publisher:||Artech House, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)|
About the Author
Mike Hendry is a freelance consultant in electronic payment systems and data communications. He holds an M.B.A. from the International Management Institute, Geneva, and an M.A. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is the author of Practical Computer Network Security (Artech House, 1995, 0-89006-801-1) and Implementing EDI (Artech House, 1993, 0-89006-664-7).
Table of ContentsContents:
Part 1: Background Introduction. Problem Definition. Specifying the Requirements.
Part 2: Technology – Card Technology. Encryption. Passwords and Biometrics. Chip Card Types and Characteristics. Chip Card Security Features. Multiapplication Operating Systems. System Components. Processes and Procedures.
Part 3: Applications – Telephony and Broadcasting Applications. Computer Networks and E-commerce. Financial. Applications. Health. Transport. Personal Identification. Commercial Structures for Multiapplication Cards. Designing for Security. Looking Forward.
Appendices. Bibliography. Index.