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Smart Card Security

Applications, Attacks, and Countermeasures, 1st Edition

By B.B. Gupta, Megha Quamara

CRC Press

120 pages

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Hardback: 9780367354404
pub: 2019-09-03
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This book provides an overview of smart card technology and explores different security attacks and countermeasures associated with it. It covers the origin of smart cards, types of smart cards, and how they work. It discusses security attacks associated with hardware, software, data and users that are a part of smart card based system along with possible mitigation strategies. It illuminates the role of Blockchain and quantum cryptographic techniques in designing secure smart cards based applications. It details different development tools and communication standards for smart card-based systems and applications, and showcases how to implement various attack mitigation methodologies.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides a complete reference to smart card technology and invaluable compendium of smart card security solutions
  • Uses a wealth of examples and illustrations to demonstrate effectively the principles, algorithms, and challenges of malware and data-driven network security
  • Is a well-informed and comprehensible educational book that addresses the needs not only professionals but also students or anybody else interested in smart security
  • Discusses security attacks associated with hardware, software, data, and users that are a part of smart card-based system along with possible mitigation strategies
  • Illuminates the role of Blockchain and quantum cryptographic techniques in designing secure smart card-based applications

Table of Contents

1. Smart Cards: Evolution, Statistics, and Forecasts. 2. Types of Smart Cards and How They Work. 3. Hardware Level Security Attacks and Logical Threats in Smart Cards. 4. Data Security in Smart Cards. 5. Remote User Authentication Mechanisms in Smart Card-Based Applications. 6. Smart Card Communication Standards, Applications, and Development Tools. 7. Blockchain Integration and Quantum Smart Cards.

About the Authors

Dr. Brij B. Gupta received PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India in the area of Information and Cyber Security. In 2009, he was selected for Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship awarded by Government of Canada. He published more than 175 research papers in International Journals and Conferences of high repute including IEEE, Elsevier, ACM, Springer, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, Interscience, etc. He has visited several countries, i.e. Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain, etc. to present his research work. His biography was selected and published in the 30th Edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2012. Dr. Gupta also received Young Faculty research fellowship award from Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India in 2017. He is also working as principal investigator of various R&D projects. He is serving as associate editor of IEEE Access, IEEE TII, Associate editor of IJICS, Interscience and Executive editor of IJITCA, Interscience, respectively. He is also serving as reviewer for journals of IEEE, Springer, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, etc. He is also serving as guest editor of various reputed Journals. He was also visiting researcher with University of Murcia (UMU), Spain, Deakin University, Australia and Yamaguchi University, Japan in 2018, 2017 and 2015, respectively. At present, Dr. Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India. His research interest include information security, cyber security, Cloud computing, Web security, intrusion detection, and phishing.

Ms. Megha Quamara received her Master of Technology (M. Tech.) degree specialized in cyber security from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra, India, in 2018, and Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Kurukshetra University, India, in 2015. Her research interests include security in Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud computing, authentication in smart card technology, and data privacy.

About the Series

Security, Privacy, and Trust in Mobile Communications

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Banks & Banking
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Security / General