International Standard
ISO/IEC 7816-8:2021
Identification cards — Integrated circuit cards — Part 8: Commands and mechanisms for security operations
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ISO/IEC 7816-8:2021
Edition 5
International Standard
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ISO/IEC 7816-8:2021
Published (Edition 5, 2021)
This standard has 1 amendment.

ISO/IEC 7816-8:2021

ISO/IEC 7816-8:2021
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This document specifies interindustry commands which can be used for security operations. This document also provides informative directives on how to construct security mechanisms with commands defined in ISO/IEC 7816‑4.

The choice and conditions of use of cryptographic mechanism in security operations can affect card exportability. The evaluation of the suitability of algorithms and protocols is outside the scope of this document. It does not cover the internal implementation within the card and/or the outside world.

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  •  : Published
     : 2021-08
    : International Standard to be revised [90.92]
  •  : 5
     : 35
  • ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17
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Amendments are issued when it is found that new material may need to be added to an existing standardization document. They may also include editorial or technical corrections to be applied to the existing document.

Amendment 1

Interoperability for the interchange of security operations using quantum safe cryptography

Edition 2023

ISO/IEC 7816-8:2021/Amd 1:2023
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