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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.

Securing the IoS – the Internet of Sensors

Published January 6, 2016 by SecureRF in Algebraic Eraser, Embedded Systems, Hacks, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, Sensors, Wireless Sensor Networks

The Internet of Things is talking loud and clear and nearly anyone can listen. Sensors are on almost everything from cars, refrigerators and wearables, to a town’s streetlights, water supply systems and air quality tracking devices. People’s lives are made easier and more efficient with the delivery of helpful data and information in seconds. The same holds true for businesses in almost any industry. Many […]


SecureRF Collaborates with University at Buffalo Mathematics Doctoral Students to Study Algebraic Eraser

Published December 23, 2015 by SecureRF in Algebraic Eraser, Cryptography, Internet of Things, News & Events

SecureRF, a leading provider of security solutions for the Internet of Things, announces their participation in an innovative research program for math Ph.D. candidates with the University at Buffalo. This collaboration is supported by a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation and will provide the candidates with an opportunity to apply their knowledge to real-world applications including the security industry. Starting in the Fall […]


Cryptanalysis of the Algebraic Eraser Diffie-Hellman key agreement protocol by Ben-Zvi-Blackburn-Tsaban

Published November 17, 2015 by SecureRF in Algebraic Eraser, Authentication, Cryptography, RSA, Security

Analysis of cryptographic methods is a regular event, and it helps to identify areas requiring further research and possible improvement, weak keys or parameters, and in some very rare cases an actual weakness in a method (see SHA-1 research). We encourage reviews and analysis of our methods and make direct requests at conferences we attend throughout the year. On November 13, 2015, a group of […]


Algebraic Eraser presentations to CRYPTO Conference and NIST Lightweight Cryptography Workshop

Published August 27, 2015 by SecureRF in Algebraic Eraser, Authentication, Cryptography, Internet of Things, News & Events, Security, Security Functions

SecureRF gave two technical presentations about the Algebraic Eraser this summer. On August 18, 2015 at the Rump session of CRYPTO 2015, the 35th International Cryptology Conference, Derek Atkins presented “A Lightweight, Highly Performant Public Key Exchange.” View the slides. On July 20-21, 2015 at the NIST Lightweight Cryptography Workshop, Derek Atkins and Paul E. Gunnells presented “Algebraic Eraser: A lightweight, efficient asymmetric key agreement […]


Louis Parks to Present Algebraic Eraser at RAIN Face to Face in Portland, OR

Published June 16, 2015 by SecureRF in Algebraic Eraser, Cryptography

On June 24th, SecureRF CEO, Louis Parks, will be presenting the Algebraic Eraser at the RAIN Face to Face detailing how this Diffie-Hellman-like agreement protocol is ideally suited for low-cost platforms with constrained computational resources and can address privacy and security needs of products and devices on the Internet of Things. To learn more about the event, click here.


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