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How a digital signature stored on a CD-card works

How does a digital signature stored on a CD-card work?


A CD-card is nothing more than a combined business-card sized CD (50 MB) with a smart-card chip embedded into the plastic. So think of it as just another smart card. CD-cards typically use a Siemans smart-card device, just like another smart card.


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This was first published in September 2002

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