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CTA-679-C R-2013

Standards Details

National Renewable Security Standard (NRSS)
Document Number:
CTA-679-C R-2013
NRSS provides two physical designs. Part A defines a removable and renewable security element form factor that is an extension of the ISO-7816 standard. Part B defines a removable and renewable security element based on the PCMCIA C Card form factor. The common attributes allow either an NRSS-A or NRSS-B device to provide security for applications involving pay and subscription cable or stellite television services, telephone and all forms of electronic commerce.
Committe Name:
R4.8 DTV Interface Subcommittee
Publication Date:
October 17, 2013
$221.00 (Standard) $165.75 (Member)
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