Issue No.06 - November/December (2001 vol.21)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/40.977755
Software alone cannot satisfy all smart card requirements. Manufacturers must offer additional functions in hardware. The authors describe true random-number generators and an Advanced Encryption Standard computation unit; two different special-purpose hardware blocks that can be integrated on the silicon substrate along with the usual functional units of a smart card microcontroller.
Marco Bucci, Domenico De Seta, Elena Trichina, "Supplemental Cryptographic Hardware for Smart Cards", IEEE Micro, vol.21, no. 6, pp. 26-35, November/December 2001, doi:10.1109/40.977755