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Written by Oleksandr Gavenko (AKA gavenkoa), compiled on 2017-01-30 from rev ccaa2f364422+.

Smartcard

Standards for smartcards

  • FIPS 201.
  • NIST SP 800-78 (Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for PIV).
  • X.509 Certificate for Digital Signature.
  • X.509 Certificate for Key Management.
  • X.509 Certificate for Card Authentication.
  • Card Capability Container.
  • Cardholder Unique Identifier.
  • X.509 Certificate for PIV Authentication.
  • Cardholder Fingerprints.
  • Security Object.
  • Cardholder Facial Image.
  • Printed Information.

United States federal government standard that specifies Personal Identity Verification (PIV) requirements for Federal employees and contractors.

http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SNS/piv/index.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIPS_201

Driver for smartcards

Windows:

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/input/smartcard/default.mspx
Smart Card Devices - Architecture and Driver Support
http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/input/smartcard/usb_ccid.mspx
Microsoft Class Drivers for USB CCID Smart Cards
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee484819.aspx
USB CCID Smart Card Reader Class Driver with Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2, Windows Embedded CE

Smart Card Minidriver:

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/input/smartcard/sc-minidriver.mspx
Smart Card Minidriver Specification
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976832
Error message when you insert a smart card in a reader on a Windows 7-based or Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer: "Device driver software was not successfully installed"