Providing a broad overview of the many card systems and solutions in practical use today, this state-of-the art work is written by contributing authors who are active researchers and acknowledged experts in their field. A single book cannot be found to match both the breadth and depth of content. The book combines a cross-discipline overview of smart cards, tokens and related security and applications plus a technical reference to support further research and study. A step-by-step approach educates the reader and by the end of the book the reader should be able to play an educated role in a smart card related project.This system allowed individuals and credit offering institutions to keep detailed records of financial transactions and charge ... As a result, during the 1950s in the USA, the concept of credit cards received enormous attention and growth.
|Title||:||Smart Cards, Tokens, Security and Applications|
|Author||:||Dr. Keith Mayes University of London, Konstantinos Markantonakis|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-12-11|