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Smart Cards, Tokens, Security and Applications


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An Introduction to Smart Cards.- Smart Card Production Environment.- Multi Application Smart Card Platforms and Operating Systems.- Smart Cards and Security for Mobile Communications.- Smart Cards for Banking and Finance.- Security for Video Broadcasting.- Introduction to the TPM.- Common Criteria.- Smart Card Security.- Application Development Environments for Java and SIM Toolkit.- OTA and Secure SIM Lifecycle Management.- Smart Card Reader and Mobile APIs.- RFID and Contactless Technology.- ID Cards and Passports.- Smart Card Technology Trends.- Securing the Internet of Things.- MULTOS and MULTOS Application Development.- Trusted Execution Environment and Host Card Emulation.

About the Author

Prof. Keith Mayes, B.Sc., Ph.D. CEng FIET A. Inst. ISP is the Director of the Information Security Group (ISG), and Head of the School of Mathematics and Information Security at Royal Holloway, University of London, which has been pioneering information/cybersecurity research and education since 1990. He is an active researcher/author with 100+ publications in numerous conferences, books and journals. His current research interests are diverse, including mobile communications, Near-Field Communication (NFC), mobile platform security, smart cards, Radio Frequency IDs (RFIDS), the Internet of Things, transport ticketing/system security, embedded systems and e-commerce. Keith joined the ISG in 2002, originally as the founder Director of the ISG Smart Card Centre, following a career in industry working for Pye TVT, Honeywell Aerospace and Defence, Racal Research and Vodafone. Keith is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Founder Associate Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals, a Member of the Licensing Executives Society and an experienced company director and consultant.

Prof. Konstantinos Markantonakis B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA, Ph.D. (London) received his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Lancaster University in 1995, his M.Sc. in Information Security in 1996, his Ph.D. in 2000 and his MBA in International Management in 2005 from Royal Holloway, University of London. He is currently a Professor of Information Security in the Information Security Group in Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also the Director of the Information Security Group Smart Card Centre (SCC). His main research interests include smart card security and applications, secure cryptographic protocol design, key management, embedded system security and trusted execution environments, mobile phone operating systems/platform security, NFC/RFID/HCE security, grouping proofs, electronic voting protocols. He has published more than 140 papers in international conferences and journals. Since completing his Ph.D., he has worked as an independent consultant in a number of information security and smart card related projects. He has worked as multiapplication smart card manager in VISA International EU and as a Senior Information Security Consultant for Steer Davies Gleave. He is a member of the IFIP Working Group 8.8 on Smart Cards. Since June 2014, he is the vice-chair of IFIP WG 11.2 Pervasive Systems Security. He continues to act as a consultant on a variety of topics including smart card security, key management, information security protocols, mobile devices, smart card migration program planning/project management for financial institutions, transport operators and technology integrators.


“This book provides a good overview of the most important aspects of smart cards. It maintains a near-consistent level of detail and technical depth across the topics, and includes many references for readers who need more than a solid introduction. It could be extended with other applications, for example, toll payment systems and the implantation of smart cards in animals and humans.” (A. Mariën, Computing Reviews, November, 2018)​

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