Abstract—To secure information from unauthorized access, various authentication schemes have been deployed. Among these, password based authentication schemes using smart card are widely used for various applications such as remote user login, online banking, ID verification, access control and e-commerce. It provides mutual authentication between user and server. This article portrays security requirements and possible attacks for smart card based password authentication scheme. In addition, various solutions for different attacks are also discussed.
Index Terms—Authentication, password, security, smartcard.
R. S. Pippal, S. Tapasw are with ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior-474010, India (e-mail: email@example.com, stapaswi@ iiitm.ac.in).
Jaidhar C. D. is with Defence Institute of Advance Technology, Pune-411025, India (e-mail: jaidharcd@ diat.ac.in).
Cite: Ravi Singh Pippal, Jaidhar C. D., and Shashikala Tapaswi, "Security Issues in Smart Card Authentication Scheme," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 206-211, 2012.