.NET card. Hybrid
Gemalto .NET smart card technology provides a seamless companion to the Microsoft .NET environment and service-oriented architectures. Support for Certificate Based and One Time Password based strong authentication (PKI and OTP) Compliance with the Microsoft Minidriver specifications Native support of Windows OS or through PKCS#11 Support for Windows, Linux & Mac Operating Systems OATH OTP live or self provisioning
On Mac OS, there is no Microsoft CAPI/CSP. All native Apple applications (Mac Logon, Safari, mail client and so on) use a Mac proprietary cryptographic architecture called Tokend. This is also used by Microsoft’s Office package for Mac OS. Several other third party applications, such as Adobe Acrobat, Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird use the PKCS#11 security module.
For the Mac version, Gemalto’s PKCS#11 library is the PKCS#11 security module + Tokend.
Tokend is included with the PKCS#11 library and installed transparently at the same time. Tokend is Mac native software that enables smart cards to appear as keychains on a Mac. Thanks to Tokend you can do the following operations with your smart card:
Read more about enabling smart card login on MAC:
Supported Operating Systems
If you need to use MAC in an environment using Active Directory you can use products from Centrify, or read the following articles:
How to Use Active Directory and Macintosh Clients without Schema Changes