Press Release Archive

SecureRF press releases from 2015 and prior. More recent releases can be found here.

2015 Press Release

December 23, 2015
SecureRF Collaborates with University at Buffalo Mathematics Doctoral Students to Study Algebraic Eraser
Partnership Made Possible with $600,000 Grant from the National Science Foundation
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December 15, 2015
SecureRF Establishes Presence in Silicon Valley

West Coast Regional Office to Develop and Deliver Security Solutions in Support of Existing and Future Semiconductor Partnerships.
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 Morgan Hill, CA.
Read the press release.

June 17, 2015
SecureRF Selected to Present its Algebraic Eraser Method at NIST Lightweight Cryptography Workshop
SecureRF has been invited to present the details of the Algebraic Eraser at the Lightweight Cryptography Workshop July 20-21, 2015 in Gaithersburg, MD. Conference attendees will hear power and speed comparisons between the Algebraic Eraser and Elliptic Curve Cryptography - where AE showed a 70 to 200 times improvement.
Read the press release.

May 27, 2015
SecureRF to Present Ultra-Low Power Security Solutions at Sensors Expo
SecureRF will be participating in next month's Sensors Expo & Conference in Long Beach, CA, June 9-11, 2015 - demonstrating its Public Key security solutions that provide the fastest, most power efficient identification, authentication, and encryption security for both wired and wireless sensors.
Read the press release.

SecureRF' Named a Gartner 2015 Cool Vendor in Mobile Security and Internet of Things Security

SecureRF is one of only four companies to be recognized as a 2015 Cool Vendor in Mobile Security and Internet of Things Security by Gartner Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Read the May 19, 2015 press release.

SecureRF to Showcase the Next Generation of Asymmetric Security at the Internet of Things Developers Conference

During the May 6-7, 2015 Internet of Things Developers Conference, SecureRF will be providing live demonstrations of the world's first linear-in-time algorithm, the Algebraic Eraser (AE) - giving developers a front row seat to how AE can deliver significant security process improvements for devices often found in the internet of things. Read the May 5, 2015 press release.

SecureRF to Showcase Veridify Anti-Counterfeiting Solution at IACC Spring 2015 Conference

Attendees of the IACC 2015 Spring Conference will be able to see first hand how Veridify's "smart" technology inserts intelligence into products and packaging - providing extra levels of security that protect brands against counterfeit activity. Read the April 28, 2015 press release.

SecureRF Announces Algebraic Eraser Core to Provide Public Key Security for FPGAs, ASICs, and Embedded devices

The Algebraic Eraser (AE) Public Key Core delivers better than a 60X efficiency improvement, in timing, power consumption, and reduced footprint over Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) at a 128 bit security level (ECC 256). Read the February 10, 2015 press release.

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

SecureRF's unclonable NFC tag provides PKI solution for real-time authentication and data protection - without the need for a network connection. Solution is available as an inlay, card, or chip and is designed to address security and privacy needs for the Internet of Things. Read the January 20, 2015 press release.

2014 Press Releases

SecureRF's Security Innovations Honored by The Connecticut Technology Council and CMEEC.

SecureRF, a leading provider of security solutions for the Internet of Things, was recognized by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative (CMEEC), for its innovations in securing the Smart Grid at the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) 2014 Innovation Summit held on November 12th. SecureRF was also recognized by the CTC, as a fast growing technology firm, with a Tech Company to Watch award. Read the November 14, 2014 press release.

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

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. Read the November 7, 2014 press release.

Mark Javello Joins SecureRF as SVP of Commercial and Industrial Sales

SecureRF announced that Mark Javello will join the company as Senior Vice President of Commercial and Industrial Sales. Javello will focus on sales of anti-counterfeiting and secure sensor products to the commercial sector. Mr. Javello brings 25 years experience in expanding business development and executing sales and marketing strategies to penetrate new markets. Read the June 30, 2014 press release.

Derek Atkins Joins SecureRF as Chief Technology Officer

SecureRF Corporation announced that the Derek Atkins joined the company as its new Chief Technology Officer. Derek's deep background in Public Key cryptography will help us build the next generation of security and privacy solutions for our sensor and single chip solutions addressing the Internet of Things said Louis Parks, SecureRF's CEO. Read the June 23, 2014 press release.

The Honorable Dr. James I. Finley joins SecureRF as SVP of Aerospace and Defense

SecureRF Corporation announced that the Honorable Dr. James I. Finley has joined the management team as Senior Vice President of Aerospace and Defense. Dr. Finley, the Former U.S. Deputy Undersecretary of Defense will provide SecureRF guidance on military initiatives. Read the June 20, 2014 press release.

Drake Smith Joins SecureRF as VP of Development

Smith to lead development of secure sensors and anti-counterfeiting solutions

Read the June 13, 2014 press release

SecureRF Combines Offices in Move to Shelton, CT

SecureRF Corporation announces the opening their new office in Shelton, CT. The new location combines their Westport, CT headquarters and the research and development office which was previously at Connecticut Innovation's CTech Incubator at Science Park at Yale in New Haven, CT.

Read the May 2014 press release.

Press Releases from 2012 and prior

Veridify's NFC Tags to Fight Counterfeiting

NFC-enabled smartphone and cloud solution delivers authentication

SecureRF Corporation announced Veridify , an authentication and anti-counterfeiting solution based on Near Field Communication (NFC) technology that quickly validates products through an easy-to-use smartphone application. Veridify's secure NFC tag enables consumers and commercial users to confirm an item's identity and optionally retrieve or collect additional data from Veridify's cloud computing platform, using just a smartphone.

Read the February 2012 press release.

SecureRF Recognized at the 4th Annual Giesecke & Devrient Security Forum

Only U.S. Based Firm Invited

The Giesecke and Devrient (G&D) Security Forum brings together innovative technology companies to promote strategic investments, cooperation and licensing opportunities. SecureRF was one of the top three companies recognized at the end of the forum.

Read the November 2011 press release.

SecureRF named 2011 "Company to Watch"

Connecticut Technology Council Honored Emerging Technology Companies for Accomplishments, Potential

A celebration was held at the 2011 Cantor Colburn / CCAT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit in October 2011.

Read the Connecticut Technology Council announcement.

SecureRF CEO joins AIM North America's Board of Directors

Louis Parks and 3 other members join

AIM NA Board will work to strengthen and advance the automatic identification and mobility markets in North America.

Read the October 2011 press release about this AIM announcement.

SecureRF Corporation joins AIM Global

Signals Commitment to Automatic Identification and Mobile Solutions

AIM works to increase the understanding and adoption of Auto ID, RFID and enterprise mobile computing.

Read the May 2011 press release about this AIM announcement.

RFID Security Alliance, including SecureRF, to speak at RFID Journal LIVE! 2011

Discussion: How to Keep RFID Data Secure

There continues to be a growing awareness and concern about RFID security issues, said Michael McCartney, chairman of the RFIDSA.

Read the April 2011 RFIDSA press release about this presentation.

SecureRF selected for investment in GE ecomagination Challenge

GE's Digital Energy business can draw on SecureRF's security technology for the smart grid to help utility customers alleviate consumer privacy and data security concerns.

GE's ecomagination Challenge is an open competition for ideas and solutions for energy and the Smart Grid. Almost 4,000 entries from 150 countries were submitted this summer. SecureRF is one of 12 companies to receive the initial $55 Million GE and Venture Capital partners will invest in clean energy solutions.

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SecureRF Joins DASH7 Alliance

Brings Security Expertise to Wireless Standards Consortium

SecureRF Corporation, developer of asymmetric security solutions using the world's first linear-based security methods, announced they have joined the DASH7 Alliance, a non-profit industry consortium. As a member of the DASH7 Alliance, SecureRF will work with more than 50 participating companies from around the world to advance the development of security methods and standards for the DASH7 wireless sensor networking standard.

Read our October 2010 press release.

SecureRF Granted U.S. Patent for Secure Communications Method Targeting Sensors and Wireless Platforms

Cryptographic Solution Suitable for Embedded or Low Resource Computing Devices

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted SecureRF U.S. Patent 7,649,999 for the world's first cryptography method to run in linear time. The patented algorithm provides a key agreement protocol and a method for generating a secret key to facilitate secure communications. The algorithm is computationally hard to reverse, while rapidly computable, enabling it to run on devices with very low computing resources.

Read our June 2010 press release.

SecureRF Co-Founder Named Fellow of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Dorian Goldfeld Inducted in 2009 Class

Dr. Dorian Goldfeld, professor at Columbia University and a SecureRF co-founder and Board member, was recently inducted as a new fellow in The American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The AAAS is one of the nation's most prestigious honorary societies and a center for independent policy research.

Read our November 2009 press release.

SecureRF Opens Office at Connecticut Innovation's CTech Incubator

Space provides flexibility to grow technical and engineering staff

SecureRF Corporation announces the opening of a research and development office at Connecticut Innovation's CTech Incubator at Science Park at Yale in New Haven, CT. SecureRF will be expanding its engineering and software development staff at this location.

Read our October 2009 press release.

Robert E. Mansfield Jr. joins SecureRF Board of Advisors

Brigadier General (USAF, Retired) to provide guidance on supply chain and military initiatives

SecureRF Corporation announces that retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Robert E. Mansfield, Jr., has joined their Board of Advisors. Mansfield was recently the Director, National Center for Aerospace Leadership (NCAL) and Principle Investigator, National Aerospace Leadership Initiative (NALI) at the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT). SecureRF's CEO worked with Bob while serving on the NCAL advisory board. Prior to joining CCAT, Mansfield was Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Director of Global Supply Chain Services. While in the Air Force, Mansfield had 34 years of experience in logistics planning, operations, and supply chain management and served as Special Assistant for Supply Chain Integration and Logistics Transformation, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics.

Read our October 2009 press release.

SecureRF Wins Support from National Science Foundation To Develop Secure RFID Tags

Security on RFID Tags Will Benefit Pharmaceutical and Other Industries

SecureRF Corporation announced that they have been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a secure radio frequency identification (RFID) tag for the $231 Billion U.S. Pharmaceutical supply chain. SecureRF, developer of the world's first linear-based security methods, will initially receive $500,000 to develop and demonstrate a secure passive RFID tag that will address the $40 Billion in annual counterfeiting and divergence now occurring in the pharmaceutical supply chain worldwide. The company is partnering with the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, Inc. (NCPDP) and a major US pharmaceutical distributor in their development effort.

Read our August 2009 press release.

SecureRF Proves Feasibility of Secure RFID Tags with National Science Foundation Grant

Security on RFID Tags Will Benefit Pharmaceutical and Other Industries

SecureRF Corporation announced that they have proven the feasibility of implementing strong security protocols that run on passive Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. SecureRF research was funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to create RFID security solutions that will protect the movement of high-value prescription drugs in the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain.

Read our April 2009 press release.

American Academy of Arts & Sciences Elects Dr. Dorian Goldfeld

SecureRF Cofounder to be Inducted in October 2009

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences announced the election of leaders in the sciences, the humanities and the arts, business, public affairs, and the nonprofit sector who will join one of the nation's most prestigious honorary societies and a center for independent policy research. Dr. Dorian Goldfeld, professor at Columbia University and one of SecureRF's founders is among the new fellows.

Read the Academy's press release.

RFID Security Alliance to Discuss Secure Implementation of RFID in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Expert Panel Convening at 2009 INTERPHEX Pharmaceutical Conference

SecureRF's CEO, Louis Parks, will moderate this panel discussion on March 17, 2009 at the Javits Center in New York.

Read the RFIDSA press release about this presentation.

SecureRF Announces Machine-to-Machine Security Solution

Microcontroller and embedded solutions to address authentication and anti-counterfeiting

SecureRF Corporation, a leading provider of embedded security solutions, announced today the availability of SecureM2M , a security software development kit (SDK) that provides strong authentication and data protection solutions for low-resource platforms such as microcontrollers and integrated circuits. The SDK will allow partners and customers to design custom security protocols to provide digital credentials and automated authentication processes for devices that are able to interact over public networks.

Read our February 2009 press release about the this SDK.

SecureRF Awarded SBIR Grant from U.S. Air Force for Secure Global RFID System

System Will Enable Secure Tracking of In-Transit Assets

SecureRF Corporation, a leading provider of secure embedded solutions, announced that they have been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the United States Air Force (USAF) for a secure, satellite-enabled, radio frequency identification (RFID) system. The secure global RFID system is intended to verify the actual location, and precisely track in-transit assets without providing targeting information and exposing tactical locations or logistics information to unfriendly forces.

Read our December 2008 press release about the this award.

SecureRF is Recognized as One of 100 Technology "Companies to Watch" by the Connecticut Technology Council

Second Innovation Pipeline Award for SecureRF

The CTC recognized companies with an innovative product and a business model that demonstates potential for future success.

Read our September 2008 press release about the this award.

RFID Security Alliance, including SecureRF, to speak at RFID World

Panel Discussion: RFID Security Should Not Be an Afterthough

Educating the RFID community about security issues is one of the RFIDSA's primary objectives, so speaking at RFID World is a great fit for us. said Mike Ahmadi, chairman of the RFIDSA.

Read the RFIDSA press release about this presentation.

SecureRF is a Founding Member of RFID Security Alliance

The RFID Security Alliance (RFIDSA) is a new resource for the radio frequency identification (RFID) industry, driving market education and discussion about security and privacy issues surrounding the use of RFID technologies, solutions and applications.

Read the RFIDSA press release about the this new alliance.

SecureRF's National Science Foundation Grant for Secure RFID Tags Has Been Extended

Security on RFID Tags Will Benefit Pharmaceutical and Other Industries

SecureRF Corporation announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has extended their Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to develop a secure radio frequency identification (RFID) tag for the Pharmaceutical supply chain. SecureRF, developer of the world's first linear-based security methods, was granted additional funds to create security protocols for UHF passive RFID tags that will protect prescription drugs in the pharmaceutical industry.

Read our August 2008 press release about the this award.

Co-founder Dr. Dorian Goldfeld Awarded NSF Grant to Lead Research Training Group in Number Theory

The goal of the Research Training Group proposal is to make the New York metropolitan area a premier world center and model for the study of number theory. The project is a joint training effort involving three universities (Columbia-CUNY-NYU) with eight principal investigators and twenty-five other faculty all working in number theory and related areas. This project will be decisive in raising the level of number theory across participating campuses: cross-pollinating successful ideas already in existence, and creating approaches through collective interaction.

Read the May announcement about this award.

SecureRF to Present What Do We Really Mean By Security for RFID -- And How Much Is Enough at INTERPHEX 2008

Louis Parks, founder and CEO of SecureRF Corporation will give a presentation titled What Do We Really Mean By Security for RFID -- And How Much Is Enough on Wednesday, March 26th, 2007 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at INTERPHEX2008 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. In this session, he will detail security and privacy issues in deploying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and the validity of these concerns. Various current and proposed solutions including authentication and data protection methods, and advice on how to select the right security level for a pharmaceutical RFID application will be presented.

Read our March 12th press release about this presentation.

View a copy of the "What Do We Really Mean by Security for RFID" presentation.

SecureRF Awarded National Science Foundation Grant for Secure RFID Tags

Security on Passive RFID Tags Will Benefit Pharmaceutical and Other Industries

SecureRF Corporation has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to promote the development of a secure radio frequency identification (RFID) tag. SecureRF, developer of the world's first linear-based security methods, will be using this grant to adapt and implement strong security features on UHF passive RFID tags for use in the pharmaceutical industry.

Read our November 2007 press release about the this award.

CEO of SecureRF Corporation Selected to Present at Red Herring East 2007

Louis Parks will speak about the world's first security platform for RFID

Louis Parks, CEO and co-founder of SecureRF Corporation, has been chosen to present at Red Herring East 2007. He will detail how SecureRF is bringing the world's first security platform for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to market.

WHERE: Red Herring East 2007, Hyatt Harborside, Boston, Massachusetts (Room B)

WHEN: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 at 3:15 PM EDT

Read our June 26th press release about the this presentation.

SecureRF Announces Availability of the First RFID Tag with Onboard Security Features

LIME Tag authenticates and encrypts data communications on the tag itself

SecureRF Corporation announced the availability of its LIME Tag with Onboard Security and cold chain management features. This battery-assisted passive tag uses SecureRF's breakthrough in security technology that authenticates and encrypts data communications on the tag itself €”an industry first. It is an item-level solution that provides tamper-proof data storage on the tag, and ensures privacy by allowing only authorized readers access to sensitive information. The LIME Tag will also help pharmaceutical manufacturers and other cold chain distributors track and monitor product temperature history.

Read our April 5th press release about the availability of the LIME Tag.

SecureRF to Present RFID in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain - Security Challenges and Opportunitiesat INTERPHEX2007

Louis Parks, founder and CEO of SecureRF Corporation will give a presentation titled RFID in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain - Security Challenges and Opportunities on Wednesday, April 25th, 2007 from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM at INTERPHEX2007 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. In this session, he will detail security and privacy issues in deploying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and the validity of these concerns. Various current and proposed solutions including authentication and data protection methods, and advice on how to select the right security level for a pharmaceutical RFID application will be presented.

Read our March 29th press release about this presentation.

SecureRF's Security Solution for RFID Recognized by the American Mathematical Society

The American Mathematical Society has published a journal in their Contemporary Mathematics series called Algebraic Methods in Cryptography. It includes a peer reviewed research paper about our methods called "Key agreement, the Algebraic Eraser , and Lightweight Cryptography."

Read our March 12th press release about the publication of our method for strongly securing RFID tags.

LIME Tag from SecureRF to Debut at RFID Journal LIVE! 2007

First RFID tag with Onboard Security features to be demonstrated in Booth 805

SecureRF Corporation will debut its LIME Tag with Onboard Security and cold chain management features at RFID Journal LIVE! 2007. This battery-assisted passive RFID tag uses SecureRF's breakthrough in security technology that authenticates and encrypts data communications on the RFID tag itself - an industry first. It is an item-level solution that will help pharmaceutical manufacturers and other cold chain distributors provide a tamper-proof record that will prove the package is authentic, and ensure privacy by allowing only authorized readers access to sensitive information. The temperature sensor on SecureRF's LIME Tag will monitor and securely record an item-level temperature history to address cold chain management issues.

Read our February 28th press release about the launch of the LIME Tag.

New RFID Tag First to Deliver €˜Onboard' Security for Pharmaceutical Supply Chain.

SecureRF announced a new RFID tag with onboard security and cold chain management features, targeting pharmaceutical supply chain applications. The new tag uses SecureRF's breakthrough in security technology to actively authenticate and encrypt reader/tag communications, an industry first. This solution will help pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors provide a tamper-proof record right down to the item level that will prove the packaged drug is authentic, and ensure privacy by allowing only authorized readers access to sensitive information.

Read our November 14th press release about this RFID tag.

SecureRF's cryptography security recognized.

SecureRF's new lightweight cryptography security was recognized as a disruptive technology at the Embedded Systems Conference 2006 in Boston. The event organizers, CMP Technology's Electronics Group, featured SecureRF's breakthrough in the Disruption Zone, along with other high impact innovations.

Read our September 26th press release about this recognition.

First Strong Security Solution for RFID

SecureRF Debuts World's First Linear-based Security Solution for Passive and Active RFID Chips and Readers. Read this press release (PDF 54kb).