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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.

SecureRF’s IoT Security Solutions Available on the Arrow Chameleon96 Community Board

Published March 13, 2017 by SecureRF in Embedded Systems, Internet of Things, IoT Security, News & Events

SecureRF’s asymmetric (public-key) cryptographic protocols are available on the new Arrow Chameleon96 community board. The company’s security tools enable deployment of small, fast and ultra-low-energy solutions providing integrity, authentication and non-repudiation for IoT devices. IoT devices are often deployed with little or no protection because most security solutions do not have acceptable runtimes, need a network connection, and require labor-intensive administration of a universal key […]


Lightweight Cryptography for Embedded Systems in the IoT

Published November 29, 2016 by SecureRF in Cryptography, Embedded Systems, Internet of Things

Until a few years ago, the security of embedded systems was seldom a priority for vendors or consumers. Embedded systems were typically not attached to public networks, and tampering with them was arduous and required specialized software skills. The threat level against them was low to non-existent. But now that embedded systems and processors are key components in the Internet of Things, the threat level […]


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 Announces Veridify, a Cloud based Platform and Application Suite Delivering Public Key Infrastructure to Tags and Devices in the IoT

Published March 24, 2016 by SecureRF in Authentication, Cryptography, Embedded Systems, Internet of Things, IoT Security, News & Events, Security

SecureRF announces the availability of Veridify, a cloud based platform delivering Public Key Infrastructure for devices, sensors and tags in the IoT. Veridify includes PC, reader, and smartphone Apps featuring strong identification, authentication, and data protection that enable the rapid deployment of innovative solutions for low resources things including tags, smartcards, wireless sensors, and embedded devices. The platform delivers secure solutions that support supply chain, […]


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 […]


The Connected Logistics Market will be worth 20.46 Billion USD by 2020 and SecureRF is “niche player” per MarketsandMarkets.

Published September 8, 2015 by SecureRF in Embedded Systems, Internet of Things, M2M, Near Field Communication, News & Events, NFC, RFID

The report, called “Connected Logistics Market by Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies in Fleet Management, Warehouse and Inventory Management, by Connectivity Technologies (Zigbee, Wi-Fi, Satellite), by Devices, Transportation Mode, Services – Global Forecast to 2020,” was published in September 2015. Per research firm MarketsandMarkets, the connected logistics market is expected to grow from USD 5.05 Billion in 2015 to USD 20.46 Billion by 2020, at […]


Privacy versus Security

Published July 22, 2014 by SecureRF in Cryptography, Embedded Systems, Internet of Things, Privacy, Security, Security Functions

If you have been affiliated with Automated Identification Technology (AIT), Machine to Machine (M2M) communications or the Internet of Things (IoT) in any way, you are probably very familiar with the worldwide concerns that have been raised around privacy and security. In fact, we often think of privacy and security as a single issue and we even talk about solutions that will address privacy and […]


M2M Security, the RFID Security Alliance Open Forum topic for 11/9/2011

Published November 8, 2011 by SecureRF in Embedded Systems, NFC, RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Technology, Security, Sensors

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The RFID Security Alliance holds a monthly open forum about topics related to securing radio frequency identification systems. Attendees can dial in or, if in the San Francisco, CA area, attend in person. November’s topic is M2M Security Recent developments in cloud-based computing and the introduction of smartphones with onboard AutoID, sensory and data communications capabilities have altered the M2M […]


Global Mega Trends that Will Need Security

Published October 18, 2011 by SecureRF in Embedded Systems, Security, Sensors, Wireless Sensor Networks

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher For their 50th anniversary, Frost & Sullivan have identified 50 global mega trends that will have the greatest impact on transforming society, markets and cultures. These trends include population growth, healthcare, food, transportation, energy and even robots as domestic helpers. Given the broad scope of these trends, I was pleasantly surprised to see how many intersected with the security work […]


Lack of Security in Smart-Meter Rollouts

Published June 22, 2010 by SecureRF in Cryptography, Embedded Systems, Hacks, Privacy, Security, Smart Grid, Smart Meter

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher Smart Grid security covers a wide spectrum of technologies from fences and video cameras at the power generation facilities and substations to securing the data in the embedded systems and metering devices used to monitor and adjust a homeowner’s usage. These Smart Meter security issues have been in the news a lot recently. Elinor Mills wrote a great article for CNET titled Money trumps […]


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