Net iD - CSP
The cryptographic standard interface Microsoft CryptoAPI CSP is available
through the name “Net iD – CSP”.
More information about the standard can be obtained from Microsoft Developer
This allows the product to cooperate with applications, which support this
interface, for example Microsoft Internet Explorer.
A couple of more specific links
Working with Certificates -
Using Cryptography -
Cryptography Reference -
Example C Program: Certificate Store Operations -
Don’t forget this...
Your application will not be platform independent.
suggest that you do not use integration on a key container level according to
information that can be found on the Internet. Use only integration made on
cetificate level, your application will then be card reader, card model, and CSP