R3: Offline or Online

[Work done from 23rd June to 6th July 2008]

We had a group meeting within this period and we made some decisions regarding our project problem domain. Our discussion was based on the following details.The details and the solutions of the problems addressed as follows.

For off-line authentication

  1. Can carry a digital identity card
  2. Or a USB token
  3. Or a mobile phone, applet
  4. Or any other portable appropriate medium
  5. If needed this offline identity should be able to be verified online.

Then we also decided about our project front-end and back-end infrastructures, then were doing researches on those areas.

We were concentrating on Public Key Infrastructure, USB Smart cards and USB memory sticks.

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