Reliable and Secure Operation of Smart Cards
Smart cards are a key system component in distributed web based applications. Smart cards perform highly critical operations like electronic payment, digital signature and key management. Secure and dependable operation must be assured in normal and manipulated environment. Typical failure modes and attacks as well as protection schemes are described for smart card hardware and software. Certification methodology of smart card systems for state of the art systems like GELDKARTE and MONEO as well as requirements for ITSEC=6 security level are evaluated.