What you need to know to keep your IoT systems safe
NXP Releases IC for Secure Encrypted UHF Reads
The company's Ucode DNA chip, which can be read via most standard UHF readers, transmits a dynamic, encrypted password that prevents a tag from being read without authorization, as well as precludes it from being cloned.
Security Expert Views
- Wilko Fights Stock Loss With RFID
Wilko, a leading British housewares and household goods retailer with more than 300 stores, is using an RFID-enabled solution to improve inventory control and loss prevention. Although the stores were...
- Downtown Stores Use BLE to Improve Customer Service
Merchants in two Canadian cities have deployed Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons in conjunction with an app enabling shoppers to top off payments on their parking meters. The solution consists of bea...
Security White Papers
- RSA Algorithm as a Data Security Control Mechanism in RFID
Published January 2015
Researcher Jonathan Sangoro explains how information security and privacy issues can be avoided when deploying a radio frequency identification system, by using an RSA algorithm to mitigate the challenges. (5 pages)
- Enhancement of Security in RFID Using RSA Algorithm
Published November 2014
Jonathan Sangoro, Professor Waweru Mwangi and Dr. Michael Kimwele of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology's School of Computing and Information Technology address the security challenges of RFID by proposing a Rivest Shamir Aldeman (RSA) algorithm as a viable solution to encrypting data over transmission and authenticating readers and tags.