Smart cards in user authentication process on Windows operating systems

Michał Lewandowski

Abstract


The paper presents the process of user authentication on Windows operating systems. What is also discussed are current features of operating systems concerning this matter, with special attention to the possibility of using smart cards in the authentication process.

Keywords


smart card; user authentication; certificate; data security; Microsoft Windows

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2006_v27.n4.561