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USENIX Technical Program - Abstract - Smartcard 99

SCFS: A UNIX Filesystem for Smartcards

Naomaru Itoi, Peter Honeyman, and Jim Rees, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Smartcard software developers suffer from the lack of a standard communication framework between a workstation and a smartcard. To address this problem, we extended the UNIX filesystem to provide access to smartcard storage, which enables us to use files in a smartcard as though normal UNIX files, but with the additional security properties inherent in smartcards.
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