TITLE

MCU increases security of e-passports

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;10/4/2006, Issue 2259, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the ST19NR66 dual-interface secure microcontroller developed by STMicroelectronics NV. ST19NR66 is compliant with International Civil Aviation Organization requirements for the storage of biometric records and information in ID cards. It is constituted of a 1088-bit modular arithmetic processor for public-key cryptography, an enhanced DES engine, and AES-128 software-library capability for advanced encryption service.
ACCESSION #
22910482

 

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