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smart card

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(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 under Smart Card