Authors: Wayne Jansen, Serban Gavrila, Clement Seveillac
Addresses: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. ' VDG Inc., Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA. ' Amadeus, Sophia Antipolis, France
Abstract: While mobile handheld devices provide productivity benefits, they also pose new risks. User authentication is the best safeguard against the risk of unauthorised use and access to a device|s contents. This paper describes two novel types of Smart Card (SC) with unconventional form factors, designed to take advantage of common interfaces built into many current handheld devices.
Keywords: mobile devices; authentication; smart cards; SCs; information security; computer security; handheld devices.
International Journal of Information and Computer Security, 2007 Vol.1 No.4, pp.400 - 413
Available online: 22 Oct 2007 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article