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Each month, RFID Journal receives numerous white paper submissions from outside experts. We read each paper carefully and select the most informative articles. Please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of facts or claims in these papers.

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  • End-to-End IoT Security and Current Security Trends
    Published March 2018
    Cybercriminals have an array of potential attack vectors to choose from when targeting Internet of Things implementations. eInfochips' Mohit Bhardwaj explains how to improve the security of IoT applications.
  • Securing the Internet of Things for Industrial and Utility Companies
    Published March 2018
    The IBM Institute for Business Value has released a report on the Internet of Threats that outlines the vulnerabilities industrial and utility companies face from the IoT, as well as how they can be mitigated. (8 pages)
  • Using Blockchain Technology to Secure the Internet of Things
    Published February 2018
    The CSA's Internet of Things Working Group and the Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Working Group explore the capabilities of blockchain technology in improving IoT security. This report highlights features that should be considered when securing connected devices using blockchain, provides an overview of the technology and outlines a set of architectural patterns that enable it to be used to secure IoT capabilities. (26 pages)
  • 2018 Thales Data Threat Report
    Published January 2018
    Thales and 451 Research provide a report on recent trends in encryption and data security, including big data, the Internet of Things, software-as-a-service, containers and blockchain. (32 pages)
  • Ensure Interworking Between Multiple Contactless Card Emulation Environments
    Published January 2018
    This white paper, from the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum, provides an overview of the standardized solution defined in the GlobalPlatform Managing Entity specification (GPC ME) and the related HCI and HCI specifications. The architecture, main interfaces and role of the GlobalPlatform Managing Entity are described. (20 pages)
  • Bar Codes Versus RFID for Work-in-Process Tracking
    Published January 2018
    This white paper, from BellHawk Systems, outlines when radio frequency identification and bar codes are each preferable to monitor WIP. With bar codes, a user must perform scanning, typically using a mobile computer equipped with an integrated bar-code scanner, whereas with RFID, scanning takes place automatically. BellHawk explores the merits of each type of tracking in manufacturing organizations, with an emphasis on the needs of organizations that make custom and semi-custom products. (5 pages)
  • Supplier Collaboration: Necessary or Needless?
    Published November 2017
    As the business climate rapidly changes, companies are seeking out ways to leverage greater efficiency in their operations. One key area of interest is supplier collaboration, which is when two or more autonomous firms work jointly to plan and execute operations. Radley Corp. explains why there are advantages to fostering closer supplier relationships, and how collaboration can impact the bottom line. (10 pages)
  • Designing E-Paper Displays for IoT Applications
    Published November 2017
    Pervasive Displays discusses how e-paper displays can be built into Internet of Things devices. The bistable nature of e-paper minimizes power consumption with regard to changing display information, and fits with such wireless protocols as BLE and ZigBee, enabling devices to maximize the time they spend in sleep mode. E-paper works well with Near Field Communication since it can run off RF energy scavenged from an NFC reader, enabling battery-less designs. (12 pages)
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