Smart Cards

March 29, 2013
 

Java smart card

Java smart card uses java card technology that allows secure execution of java-based applets on them. Java smart card contains integrated microprocessor chip to store data. Java smart card is based on java card platform developed by Sun Microsystems. Java smart cards are mostly used with ATM cards and GSM mobile phones that can accept SIM cards. Applications that run on other smart cards can also run on java smart card.

Information stored in java smart card is highly secured as it supports security features such as, applet firewall, symmetric and asymmetric key algorithms, and other cryptographic services. Java smart card technology is now adopted by department of defense in the United States.

Java smart card