A smart card is a pocket-sized card that can provide personal identification, authentication, data storage, and application processing. Smart cards may provide strong security authentication for single sign-on (SSO) within large organizations.
Smart cards can be electronic key rings, giving the bearer ability to access information and physical places without need for online connections. They are encryption devices, so that the user can encrypt and decrypt information without relying on unknown, and therefore potentially untrustworthy
The attached video demonstrates how to configure certificates to use smart card and how to connect to a secure session from IBM Host on-Demand using those certificates
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