Klaus Schmeh

Klaus Schmeh
Klaus Schmeh is a consultant at cryptovision, where he focuses on the cryptographical aspects of e ID documents. Klaus is the author of Elektronische Ausweisdokumente, currently the world’s only book on electronic identity documents. He has written 20 other books and 400 articles, mainly on IT security and cryptography.

Attributes and credentials

Attributes and credentials represent a concept that strengthens data protection and informational self‑determination in e‑ID systems. The basic idea is that an asserted attribute...

Chip implants

Microchips implanted into the human body are an interesting alternative to e-ID documents. However, this technology implies a great potential for abuse. This article...

Smart card middleware technology

Smart card middleware is a software component connecting a smart card with an application such as a web browser. In this article, Markus Hoffmeister...