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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 […]


Patient, Heal Thy Quantified Self

Published February 8, 2016 by SecureRF in Healthcare, Internet of Everything, News & Events, Pharmaceutical, Privacy, Security, Sensors

Smartwatches, smartglasses, smartwear are everywhere or, should we say everyware. It’s a ubicomp world where endless amounts of data based on our quantified self is attainable in real time thanks to the Internet of Things. And while knowing the number of steps we took today, can be important to a person, the leak or interruption of such information isn’t exactly life-threatening. Wearable technology in the […]


Message to Products in the IoT: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Published January 26, 2016 by SecureRF in Internet of Things, News & Events, Security, Veridify

With the record breaking year of data breaches in 2015, it’s safe to say that many businesses have developed an adequate understanding of the vital need for cybersecurity on products or devices. Then why are so many businesses still only focusing on making their products smart but not secure? Why is technology for IoT security still taking a back seat? The IoT road to product […]


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”.  


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 […]


SecureRF Establishes Presence in Silicon Valley

Published December 15, 2015 by SecureRF in Authentication, Cryptography, Internet of Things, News & Events, Semiconductor

In response to the growth of our customer base in the semiconductor, software and systems communities, we announced the opening of our new office in Silicon Valley. This West Coast Regional Office will develop and deliver security solutions in support of existing and future semiconductor partnerships. With security and privacy becoming vital factors for market adoption, SecureRF can now more effectively serve Internet of Things […]


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 […]


SecureRF to Partner with University of Buffalo under NSF Grant

Published November 19, 2015 by SecureRF in Authentication, Cryptography, News & Events, Security, Security Functions

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University at Buffalo mathematics department a three-year, $600,000 grant to support the new program Experiential Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE@UB). Led by mathematics professor and director of graduate studies William Menasco, the initiative is a collaboration with industry and academic partners including IBM’s Buffalo Innovation Center, M&T Bank, Moog Inc., Secure RF Corporation and the UB School of […]


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 […]


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