Security issues for contactless smart cards

  • Michael W. David
  • Kouichi Sakurai
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1431)


We review the current technologies of contactless smart cards and compare them with contact cards. We discuss the problems of implementing encryption in contactless cards, and consider how to solve the problems. We also report the state of standardization of contactless smart card.


Public key Smart-card Contactless-card Standards Efficient Implementation 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael W. David
    • 1
  • Kouichi Sakurai
    • 2
  1. 1.International Business DevelopmentCUBIC CoprorationNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Compuer Science Dept.Kyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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