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Articles related to IoT security and privacy solutions for NFC, RFID, embedded systems and other low-resource computing devices, keeping products smart and secure in the Internet of Things.

The Value of Data Protection in the Internet of Things

Published May 8, 2017 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Hacks, Internet of Things, IoT Security, Privacy, Security, Security Threats

The IoT is made up of billions of devices that collect and share data. If this data is not properly secured, it puts both end-users and manufacturers at risk for all sorts of disastrous consequences. For example, the data collected by a smart thermostat can reveal when someone is home based on their heating and cooling settings. If this information is not adequately protected, thieves […]

SecureRF Announces Multi-Mode Sensor LIME Tag for the IoT, and an Update to its Credentialing Solution

Published March 30, 2016 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Authentication, Cryptography, Department of Defense, Embedded Systems, Internet of Things, News & Events, Pharmaceutical, RFID, Secure NFC Tags, Security, Sensor Tags, Sensors, Smart card, Supply Chain, Temperature Sensor, Veridify

New MY01 LIME Tag provides integrated Cellular, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), classic Bluetooth, and Near Field Communication (NFC) connectivity on single platform with security and sensors MY01 utilizes Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI) for identification, authentication and symmetric security for on-tag data protection Integrates with Veridify Internet of Things (IoT) cloud-based platform for real-time visibility and monitoring LIME Tag Credential and Smartcard (NX01) updated with symmetric encryption […]

SecureRF’s Louis Parks to Host AIM Webinar Series on August 6: Securing the Internet of Things Challenges & Opportunities

Published July 17, 2015 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Authentication, Internet of Things, NFC, Privacy, RFID, Security

Louis Parks President & CEO, SecureRF will be hosting the next entry in the AIM Webinar series on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at 2:00pm EST. As devices, sensors and objects are given digital identities that connect them to the Internet by the billions, the need for security and privacy becomes a critical factor for both market adoption and safety. The 40-year-old security methods we now […]

SecureRF Presenting at Air Force Sustainment Center Small Business Industry Days

Published July 14, 2015 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Department of Defense, Homeland Security, Internet of Things, Security

On July 14th – 15th, SecureRF CEO, Louis Parks, presented the revolutionary Veridify Anti-Counterfeiting Method at the Air Force Sustainment Center Small Business Industry Days event in Macon, GA. Veridify is the world’s first “linear-in-time” security method addressing authentication and data protection for the global supply chain. To learn more about the event, click here.

IACC’s Annual Spring Conference

Published April 29, 2015 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Veridify

SecureRF is exhibiting at the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition’s spring event and will be showing our Veridify anti-counterfeiting solution. April 29 – May 1, 2015 in San Diego, CA Get tickets here:

Upcoming Supply Chain Assurance Events

Published March 13, 2014 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Authentication, Department of Defense, Supply Chain

You know when you start seeing a lot of new conferences and forums around a particular technology that it is getting to be a hot topic. Cybersecurity events have been on the rise for the last few years and right now, Supply Chain Assurance events are hot, especially around counterfeit electronics. SecureRF is participating in three events on this topic in the next several weeks. […]

Counterfeit Electronic Parts Are a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’

Published August 15, 2013 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Department of Defense, Supply Chain

Counterfeit electronic parts are increasingly becoming so much of a problem that it is costing “the U.S. government and its contractors billions [of dollars] each year” while consumer and industrial businesses are losing approximately $250 billion annually. Industry Weekly explains the process in which these counterfeit parts are constructed. E-waste, or scrapped electronic parts, is collected and sent to China where it is washed in […]

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what about two new videos?

Published March 1, 2013 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Authentication, RFID, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher SecureRF has two new videos that highlight some of our older work along with our latest focus: SecureRF’s Public Key Encryption Demo on an Active RFID Development Platform  SecureRF’s Public Key encryption methods are suitable for wireless communication, active and passive RFID, Near Field Communications (NFC) and the Smart Grid. This demonstration shows these methods running on an active RFID […]

The Anti-counterfeiting Update Blog

Published January 11, 2013 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, Authentication, Department of Defense, Security

We have launched a new blog: the Anti-counterfeiting Update. This blog will discuss views and news about authentication solutions, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection. Topics will include issues and current anti-counterfeiting/authentication approaches. The RFID Security Blog will continue to focus on the more technical side of cryptography and security issues along with applications such as tracking, secure driver’s licenses, building access, food safety, defense, etc. Commercial […]

RFID at the Olympics, Revisited

Published August 3, 2012 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, RFID, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher Four years ago I wrote a blog post about the use of RFID at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing Olympic Tickets: RFID Security in Sports Illustrated RFID technology was used in 2008 Olympic event tickets and the chips contained the bearer’s photograph, passport details, addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers. These RFID enabled tickets were touted as a deterrent and an […]

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