Providing a broad overview of the many card systems and solutions in practical use today, this state-of-the art work is written by contributing authors who are active researchers and acknowledged experts in their field. A single book cannot be found to match both the breadth and depth of content. The book combines a cross-discipline overview of smart cards, tokens and related security and applications plus a technical reference to support further research and study. A step-by-step approach educates the reader and by the end of the book the reader should be able to play an educated role in a smart card related project.... Services In the last years there has been an emerging trend to supply even more individual products and services to the card Issuer. ... So a typical bank portfolio comprises MasterCard and VISA credit cards - standard/gold, private/ business, ... Much of it can be handled with mail processing systems, which are able to pick different enclosures to create the mailing. But for special formats, enclosures that are not capable of machine handling and VAP, manual work is often necessary.
|Title||:||Smart Cards, Tokens, Security and Applications|
|Author||:||Dr. Keith Mayes University of London, Konstantinos Markantonakis|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-12-11|