The Identiv uTrust MD (MiniDriver) Smart Card is the latest addition to the company’s high-security credential portfolio, and it is targeted at converged physical and logical access control environments. uTrust MD Smart Cards are Microsoft Minidriver-Certified, PKI-based credential and provide out-of-the-box, standards-compliant support for computer security applications.
uTrust MD Smart Cards provide out-of-the-box, standards-compliant support for computer security applications. Fully compatible with Microsoft’s Smart Card Base CSP — a cryptographic service provider integrated into the Microsoft Windows operating system — the Minidriver-compatible smart cards can support Microsoft-compatible security applications, including multi-factor authentication (MFA) Windows Domain Log-On, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Outlook® email signing and encryption, secure web access, and Wireless LAN authentication. Compatibility also ensures support for a variety of smart card management systems (CMS) and Certificate Authorities (CA).
The smart cards are recognized by a Minidriver module loaded onto the user’s computer. Installation is available through a standard Windows update or via identiv.com. Once installed, uTrust MD Smart Cards are immediately functional in the Windows OS environment. The smart cards can be enrolled with public-key infrastructure (PKI) certificates and keys through the Windows Certificate Manager Tool (Certmgr.exe) or any chosen CMS client. The user PIN can be set up using Windows or any other Minidriver-compatible utility.
uTrust MD Smart Cards are available in a wide range of versions, including dual-interface, contact, contactless high-frequency, low-frequency proximity technology, contactless coil for physical access credentials compatible with various legacy technologies, such as HID® Prox™, Casi®, Indala®, MIFARE Classic®, MIFARE® DESFire® and others on request (i.e., HID® iClass™).