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Smart card Starcos

Smart cards have significant application as secure signature creation devices (QESCD) for creating electronic signature (QESCD). For the creation of qualified electronic signatures is required by EU legislation.

I.CA offers a certified solution that consists of the Starcos chip card from Giesecke & Devrient and the I.CA SecureStore application, which provides the user with all the features needed to manage it.

For all security sensitive operations on the card is required enter a PIN whose length is 4 - 8 digits. It is also possible to unblock the card using the PUK if you forget your PIN.

It is then possible to choose between two possible PIN and PUK settings for delivery:

• PIN and PUK are generated during personalization and are placed in the so-called PIN envelope

• the card is not equipped with a PIN and PUK after personalization and the client is asked to enter the PIN and PUK upon the first use of the card.

A smart card can be bound to a specific solution or application and client. There is a space on the card for entering card owner information, etc.The card allows to select supported (trustworthy) Certification Authorities, whose client certificates can be used by the client (by default I.CA certificates). It is not possible to place other client certificates on the card, which significantly reduces the possibility of using the card for unauthorized operations.

There is also a free space on the card, which is designed to accommodate any data that the client wants to store and use on the card.

The standard size of smart card is for usage with a smart card reader.

The smart card can be provided with any print according to the client's wishes. Furthermore, it is possible to complete the identification data of the card owner and the photo.

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