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

Published February 23, 2016 by SecureRF in AIM Global, Legislation, News & Events, RFID, RFID Tag, RFID Technology

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, Louis Parks. As the demands on technology expanded over the […]


SecureRF Newsletter, “Plaintext” January 2016

Published January 26, 2016 by SecureRF in Internet of Things, News & Events, RFID Tag, Secure NFC Tags, Security, Sensor Tags, Veridify

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”.  


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

Published December 4, 2015 by SecureRF in Authentication, Cryptography, Internet of Things, News & Events, RFID, RFID Tag, Secure NFC Tags, Security, Security Functions, Security Threats

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 incidents and security risks, including the fact that cars are […]


A Different Kind of Pharmaceutical Tracking

Published February 7, 2013 by SecureRF in Pharmaceutical, RFID, RFID Tag

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 on the shelves in New York City – Police to Use […]


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 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 RFID enabled tickets were touted as a deterrent and an […]


“Outlook for 2012,” the RFID Security Alliance Open Forum topic for 1/11/2012

Published January 5, 2012 by SecureRF in NFC, RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, 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. January’s topic is “Outlook for 2012.” What do you think is the outlook in 2012 related to RFID, NFC and security? Share your views with other RFID […]


RFID Pickpockets Capture Credit Card Data

Published June 2, 2011 by SecureRF in AIM Global, Hacks, RFID, RFID Tag, Security

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 card sleeves that shield contactless cards from unintended access. In […]


See Public Key Crypto on RFID Tag at RFID Journal LIVE in DASH7 booth

Published April 13, 2011 by SecureRF in Cryptography, DASH7, RFID, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, Trade Associations

I am in sunny Florida for the RFID Journal LIVE conference. SecureRF is exhibiting as a member of the DASH7 Alliance in booth #718. If you are in town, please come visit us. Learn how Public Key technology can deliver the security and privacy the market needs today without the need to pre share keys or securely distribute, manage, and protect large databases of private keys. Also, […]


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

Published December 1, 2010 by SecureRF in DASH7, RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, Security

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 extends the ISO 18000-7 standard for Active RFID. Louis Parks, […]


Latest SecureRF newsletter announces availability of LIME Tag 2 Sensor

Published September 23, 2010 by SecureRF in RFID, RFID Tag, Security

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 crypto white paper.


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