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Nexus Personal Desktop App can provision and manage virtual smart cards, which can be used for Windows-related use cases, such as authentication to external resources, protection of data by secure encryption, and integrity through reliable signing.
Personal Desktop App is based on Microsoft Virtual Smart Card (VSC) and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) technology and uses the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip, which is available in many computers, rather than requiring a separate physical smart card and reader. The solution uses native Microsoft mini-driver for communication with the VSC.
Personal Desktop App
Use the virtual smart card for securing the day-to-day business.
For examples of common use cases, see Using virtual smart cards on Windows.
Modern user interface which allows the user to:
For more information on language support etc, see Personal Desktop App requirements and interoperability.
Integrated into the overall Nexus Smart ID architecture for:
For more information on use cases, see Virtual smart card management in Smart ID.
Fulfils the same level of security as a physical smart card:
PKSC#11 interface for integration of PKCS#11 clients towards the VSC, for example Firefox: