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SecureRF and RFID Experts Group Among the Highlights of AIM 2015 Year in Review

SecureRF is a proud member of AIM, a global association focused on the standards in barcode, RFID, RAIN, RTLS, NFC and mobile computing and its impact in the IoT. Today, AIM released the “2015 | Year in Review – Innovation & Technology Leaders” report which featured an article about the work of the RFID Experts Group chaired by SecureRF CEO,…

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SecureRF Newsletter, "Plaintext" January 2016

Our January ’16 newsletter, “Plaintext” is out, featuring news & notes about the security industry, company updates, and more. Read all about the ways we work to make products smart and secure in the IoT. Read all about it in “Plaintext”.  

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SecureRF CEO discusses security, IoT, SBIR and hockey in CTStartup Podcast

Our CEO, Louis Parks, was interviewed for a podcast by CTStartup. This was recorded at the CT Innovation Summit which was put on by the Connecticut Technology Council. Their discussion starts with some explanations about security, which Louis clarifies is more than just encryption and can include authentication and non-repudiation. They discuss various IoT hacking…

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A Different Kind of Pharmaceutical Tracking

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher There has been a lot of discussion about using RFID tags to track pharmaceuticals through the supply chain. In an effort to reduce drugstore theft, a different kind of tracking device is being used. The New York Times reports that decoy pill bottles with GPS tracking devices are being put…

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RFID at the Olympics, Revisited

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 https://www.securerf.com/RFID-Security-blog/?p=61. 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…

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RFID Pickpockets Capture Credit Card Data

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher I have been meaning to write about data skimming off of RFID enabled credit cards. This topic has been covered on local TV stations across the country over the last several months. Almost all of the stories include a demo by the founder and CEO of a firm that makes…

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RFID Security Alliance Monthly Open Forum on DASH7 & Security 12/8/2010

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 area, attend in person. The December topic is DASH7 and Security. DASH7 is a low power, long range wireless networking technology that…

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Latest SecureRF newsletter announces availability of LIME Tag 2 Sensor

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher SecureRF’s latest newsletter just went out. The lead story is the announcement of our new LIME Tag 2 Sensor product, a battery assisted passive RFID tag. Look for more details about this coming out over the next several months. Addition stories cover upcoming events and recognition, our patent and our…

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