This position paper is describing some of Gemalto's latest innovations in enhanced polycarbonate secure documents.
Benefits of Elliptic Curve Cryptography
Guide to Benefits of Elliptic Curve Cryptography [PDF -749kb]
An alternative to public-key cryptography, ECC enables a smaller key with comparable security. It can expedite execution with a crypto processor, sometimes even dispensing with one altogether. This paper outlines the various cryptographic schemes, chief standards and product specifications.
Operating Software in Secure Electronic Documents
Whitepaper: Operating Software in Secure Electronic Documents [PDF - 676 kb]
Operating software forms the heart of a secure electronic document. Careful selection of best-in-class operating software should be the foremost priority of any secure electronic document program. This critical choice determines the document's short-term success and long-term viability.
Enhanced Polycarbonate : Making the most of Polycarbonate for ID documents
Enhanced Polycarbonate : Making the most of Polycarbonate for ID documents [PDF - 787 kb]
Recent innovations, such as color laser-printing as well as enhanced visual and tactile effects, are giving additional opportunities to government authorities and national printers to seriously consider this enhanced polycarbonate environment for their document projects.
This white paper is describing the major benefits of the new generation of enhanced polycarbonate secure documents.