Security and Password Management Issues for Remote-User Authentication Using Smart Cards

Smart card works as passive, fixed size, low memory and small microprocessor carrying portable data carrier. Day by day no. of smart card user increasing rapidly because of its high secure and good quality multi-application utilities. In this paper, the authors analysis various pins and password management policies applied in smart cards. They enlisting the various policies with respect to password security threats by study the pros and cons of all password management policies. They try to know, Is the password policies safe?, What are the open threats to password?, Is password travelling from CAD to server secure? Intended Audience: this paper is helpful for those for use smart cards or those who wants to use it and those who wants to be update himself aware to new technologies.

Provided by: Kurukshetra University Topic: Security Date Added: Dec 2010 Format: PDF

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