Smart Card

Smart Card definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A credit card-sized card with embedded integrated circuits that can store, process, and communicate information.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

A plastic card containing a computer chip that enables the holder to purchase goods and services, enter restricted areas, access medical, financial, or other records, or perform other operations requiring data stored on the chip.100.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-98

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary