21.1113GPPRelease 17TSUSIM and IC card requirements
7.2 Data transfer
A mechanism allowing highly secure transfer of applications and/or associated data to/from the UICC/USIM shall be specified in line with the requirements in 3GPP TS 22.101 . This requires a secure transfer mechanism.
7.3 Application execution environment
An application execution environment may exist on the UICC/USIM which includes functionality defined in 3GPP TS 31.111 .
7.4 Profile exchange
A mechanism for the ME, the USIM and the network to exchange service capabilities shall be specified. The following exchange of service capabilities may occur:
– ME services capabilities may be provided to the USIM/UICC;
– USIM/UICC services capabilities may be provided to the ME (and thus potentially to the network);
– network services capabilities may be provided to the USIM/UICC via the ME.
7.5 Version identification
A means for identification of the version of the USIM shall be provided.