A fresh look at smartcards

The second in Lockstep’s new series of brief white papers tries to round out the full value proposition for this still misunderstood technology.

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Extract: A fresh alternative view recognises that smartcards bring a unique bundle of capabilities to protect and empower consumers [including] proving the true identity of online services, to combat phishing, pharming and web fraud, … and encrypting not just one but multiple, diverse identifiers, to quarantine backend systems. Smartcards can therefore radically enhance privacy and security at the same time.

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