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Ontario Smart Card Project - University study by a team of researchers at the University of Toronto and Queen's University in Kingston on the province's attempts to implement smart cards. Links to many articles and resources.

Oberthur Card Systems smart card reader brochures, technical specs, white papers. - pdf documents.

Thales Security - Australia

Social and political risks involved in national identification schemes.

U.S. Federal Government Smart Card Site Library - major resource on policies dealing with smart cards.

Smart Card Industry Standards for Manufacturing Smartcards. - several articles on standards issues.

Electronic Purse Case Study - Verificard evaluation of Gemplus Java applets for smart card electronic purse application.

Spec Sheets and Device Manuals - Good listing by VCT from many manufacturers.

Smart card standards and technical specifications of the Belgian Electronic Identity Card ( BelPIC ) files and objects.  Highly technical PDF document with 35 pages of encoding / ASN.1 syntax card codes and diagrams from ZETES.  The third party applications that may be added onto the card are not covered.  Only the DF(BelPIC) and the DF(ID) are covered in the document.

The Smart Card Deployment Cookbook - Microsoft

Program details documentation on active smart card schemes in the U.K.

DIN (2000): DIN V66291-1 (Prenorm): Chipcards with digital signature application/function according to SigG and SigV, Part 1: Application Interface, Version 1.0

ISO/IEC (2004): ISO/IEC CD 7816-3,4,6,8 Identification cards - Integrated circuit(s) cards with contacts - Part 3: Electronic signals and transmission protocols, Part 4: Inter-industry commands for interchange, Part 6: Interindustry data elements for interchange, Part 8: Interindustry commands for a cryptographic toolbox.

RSA Laboratories (2002): PKCS #1 v2.1: RSA Encryption Standard

TeleTrusT Deutschland e.V. (2000): German Office Identity Card, (Elektronischer Dienstausweis), Version 1.0

- ETSI TS 102 042: "Policy requirements for certification authorities issuing public key
- RFC 2527 Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate Policy and Certification Practices Framework
- ISO/IEC 17799:2000 Information Technology Code of Practice for information Security Management (2000).
- ISO/IEC 15408: Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation, Version 2.1 (2000)
- FIPS PUB 140-1: Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules
- ISO/IEC 9594-8:2001 "Information technology Open Systems Interconnection The Directory attribute certificate framework"
- ITU-T Rec. X.690 (1997) / ISO/IEC 8825-1:1998. ASN.1 Basic Encoding Rules
- [RFC 2559] Boeyen, S. et al., "Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure. Operational Protocols - LDAPv2", April 1999.

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