This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
the smart card must do the signing on the card. The smart card manufacturer should provide an interface that you can use from Java, perhaps a PKCS11 interface, as well as some documentation on how to use it.