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WIM (WAP Identity Module)

Used in Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS) and application-level security functions. A WIM can be used to process and store user identification and authorization information. It also can be used to store encryption and authentication keys, and to perform encryption and digital signature functions on the module. A WIM can be a hardware device, such as a smart card or SIM.

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