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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.


SecureRF Honored for Cutting-Edge Cybersecurity Innovations for the Internet of Things

Published November 7, 2014 by SecureRF in Homeland Security, Internet of Things, News & Events, Security, Security Threats

SecureRF Corporation was recognized by The Security Innovation Network (SINET) for delivering the most advanced anti-counterfeiting solutions for high-value products in both the commercial and defense sectors. The “SINET 16” winners are best-of-class security companies addressing industry and government’s most pressing needs and requirements. SINET is an organization focused on advancing Cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration. They will host the winners at the SINET Showcase […]


Meeting the Standards That Don’t Apply

Published August 18, 2011 by SecureRF in Department of Defense, Homeland Security, Privacy, Security, Smart Grid, Smart Meter

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The Hawaii Natural Energy Institute put together The Maui Smart Grid Project team to evaluate new smart-grid technologies and collect feedback from the community. A recent article in the Maui News, Smart Grid Project Concerns Addressed, said : The project team considers the safety and satisfaction of participants extremely important, and there are three common concerns to clarify further: 3. Privacy/security – […]


Privacy More Then Security Is In the News

Published June 5, 2009 by SecureRF in Homeland Security, Passport Cards, Privacy, RFID, RFID Technology, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher I try to contribute to the RFID Security blog every week. Today is Friday and I realized it has been over 2 weeks since my last entry. Why? Recently the news from the RFID industry has been slow and kind of boring (or for some, depressing) while the topic of cybersecurity has been hot. Here are a few topics that […]


A New Year, An Old Story

Published January 7, 2009 by SecureRF in Hacks, Homeland Security, Passport Cards, RFID, RFID Technology, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The January/February 2009 issue of Technology Review, Published by MIT included this article – RFID’s Security Problem: Are U.S. passport cards and new state driver’s licenses with RFID truly secure? Since this is an MIT publication and I know this institution has researchers and alumni involved in the field of RFID security, I was looking forward to an in-depth investigation […]


Cybersecurity, it’s not just for individuals any more.

Published December 11, 2008 by SecureRF in Homeland Security, Privacy, RSA, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher We have all heard about individuals dealing with identity theft and other cybersecurity issues. Recently the topic of cybersecurity for the U.S. government and the enterprise has been in the news. 1. A new study commissioned by Lumension Security and conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that cybercrime and outsourcing were named the top security concerns for 2009. In addition […]


No Surprise: Border-Crossing Cards Can Be Copied

Published October 24, 2008 by SecureRF in Cryptography, Hacks, Homeland Security, Passport Cards, Privacy, RFID, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, RSA, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The Wall Street Journal posted an article called Border-Crossing Cards Can Be Copied.  It is based on a paper (EPC RFID Tags in Security Applications: Passport Cards, Enhanced Drivers Licenses, and Beyond) and set of FAQ that have been posted on the website of RSA Laboratories, a division of EMC Corp. Researchers at the University of Washington and RSA examined […]


Briefing on Federal RFID-Enabled Documents

Published July 31, 2008 by SecureRF in Homeland Security, Passport Cards, Passports, Privacy, RFID, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, Security, State Department

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher I found a briefing from The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) called Security and Privacy Issues Associated With Federal RFID-Enabled Documents. The CDT is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to promoting the democratic potential of today’s open, decentralized global Internet. Our mission is to conceptualize, develop, and implement public policies to preserve and enhance free expression, privacy, open […]


Security and Other Issues with e-Passport Production

Published March 28, 2008 by SecureRF in Homeland Security, Passports, RFID, RFID Technology, Security, State Department

Contributed by Joanne Kelleher This week Bill Gertz at the Washington Times wrote an exclusive series about the Government Printing Office (GPO) and the production of e-Passports. These RFID enabled passports have a computer chip and antenna embedded in the cover so that data can be read from a distance. Here are the highlights of the investigative report: The GPO sought foreign suppliers to help […]


The Response to the Response

Published January 22, 2008 by SecureRF in Cryptography, Homeland Security, Passport Cards, Privacy, RFID, RFID Tag, Security, Smart card, Smart Card Alliance, State Department

Contributed by Joanne Kelleher In response to the negative press about the U.S. Passport Cards there has been some feedback from those people involved with the program. It seems highly unusual for current and prior Government officials to write an opinion piece or a letter to the editor. Kathy Kraninger, Director of the Screening and Coordination Office at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sent […]


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