Effective Authentication Mechanisms for Mobile Devices :Smartcard (SMCA,BSCA)
This is an era of mobile communications and computing where mobiles are being used in place of traditional computers. Mobile devices are small, handy devices that can be carried around by the user very easily. A user holding the mobile device will have access to the information even at the places where no internet terminal is available. Due to this reason, they are heavily being used in the business environment in managing application, e-mail correspondence, accessing the remote corporate data, handling voice calls, etc. But the mobile devices are still lack-in most important security features such as user authentication, content encryption, virus protection, confidentiality, integrity, etc. The sensitive information stored in the mobile devices is not secure (can be accessed by an unauthorized user).