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Plaintext Newsletter – Winter 2015 Edition

Published March 11, 2015 by SecureRF in AIM Global, Cryptography, Internet of Things, Near Field Communication

SecureRF’s latest newsletter was recently released. It features these stories: – The LIME Tag NX01, a Near Field Communication (NFC) tag that allows you to employ identification and authentication solutions without a database or internet connection – making it easier than ever to manage the security and authenticity of your products in the supply chain. – The Algebraic EraserTM Core – a breakthrough public key […]


SecureRF Corporation will be at MIT’s Connect Things 2015

Published February 20, 2015 by SecureRF in Internet of Things, M2M

On Thursday, February 26, 2015 we will be exhibiting at Connected Things 2015 in Cambridge, MA. This event is presented by The MIT Enterprise Forum and will be touching on M2M, Internet of Everything, Industrial Internet of Things, and all technology related to connectivity. The Internet of Things Committee describes the event’s goal as bringing “clarity where despite all the hype there is still a […]


SecureRF Announces Algebraic Eraser Core to provide Public Key security for IoT

Published February 10, 2015 by SecureRF in Authentication, Cryptography, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, News & Events, Privacy, Security

We are pleased to announce our Algebraic Eraser Core which provides Public Key security for FPGAs, ASICs, and embedded devices. This ultra-fast and very low power solution addresses privacy and security needs for the Internet of Things including consumer products, medical devices, building/home automation, credentials, automotive, and mobile payments. It delivers greater than 60X performance improvement over ECC at a 128-bit security level (ECC 256). […]


Louis Parks Named Chair of AIM’s RFID Experts Group

Published January 22, 2015 by SecureRF in AIM Global, News & Events, RFID, RFID Technology

AIM has announced new leadership for the association’s key committees in 2015. Louis Parks has been named chair of the RFID Experts Group (REG) which is responsible for addressing the standards and issues associated with RFID. The REG is currently comprised of more than 40 organizations from the U.S., Europe and Asia. SecureRF has been a member of AIM North America for several years and […]


SecureRF Announces Secure NFC Tag for the Internet of Things Featuring PKI Authentication

Published January 19, 2015 by SecureRF in Near Field Communication, News & Events, NFC, Secure NFC Tags, Security, Sensor Tags, Temperature Sensor, Veridify

We are pleased to announce the availability of the LIME Tag NX01, a secure Near Field Communication (NFC) tag that utilizes Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology to deliver identification and authentication solutions that require no database or Internet connectivity when performing an authentication. The passive NX01 does not require a battery or other external power source and is available as an inlay, card, or chip […]


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 […]


Recruiting at the College Level – Advice for Students

Published October 30, 2014 by SecureRF in Internet of Things, News & Events

By Joanne Kelleher Last week SecureRF had the opportunity to participate in a career fair sponsored by the University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering. There were 60 firms participating that day plus another 60 who attended another fair earlier in the month. The fairs targeted all UConn engineering and computer science majors who were looking for co-ops,internships or full-time positions after graduation. It was clear […]


How Big is Your Key?

Published September 9, 2014 by SecureRF in Cryptography, News & Events, RSA, Security, Security Functions

In providing cryptography solutions for wireless sensors and other devices in the Internet of Things we are often asked, Can the encryption be cracked? We think this is the wrong question to ask when evaluating a cipher. Rather, we feel the question a user should ask is How long will it take to crack this encryption? You see, even if there is no known structural […]


#IoTChat: Internet of Things Twittersphere Chats Evolve

Published September 8, 2014 by SecureRF in Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, News & Events

In exactly 24 hours we’ll start the first #IoTChat! Aug 6, 11am PT / 2pm ET – A new discussion on #IoT! InternetofThings (@Cisco_IoT) August 5, 2014   #IoTChat is Cisco’s Internet of Things (IoT) community discussion on Twitter that takes place every Wednesday at 11am PDT / 2:00PM EST for one hour. August 6th was the first IoTChat session and was described by Cisco […]


Security Is Not Just Encrypting Data

Published August 28, 2014 by SecureRF in Authentication, News & Events, Security, Security Functions

When I meet people and they ask me what my company does, the dialogue in 2010 often used to go like this: Them: What do you do? Me: My company provides security solutions for wireless sensors and RFID. Them: Oh, so you encrypt data. If I was running to catch a train, a benefit of living in the northeast, I smiled and responded Yes, but […]


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