Java Card technology is the leading open, interoperable platform for smart cards and secure tokens. The Java Card Specifications provide the basis for cross-platform and cross-vendor applet interoperability. Java Card Specification 3.0.1 is backward compatible with Java Card Classic Specification 2.2.x. This new release features a significantly enhanced execution environment, a new virtual machine, and new network-oriented features.
Java Card Protection Profile
The Java Card Protection Profile provides a modular set of security requirements designed specifically for the characteristics of the Java Card platform. It reduces the time and cost for Java Card products to complete security evaluations under Common Criteria.