- Give Customers Control of Their Data or Risk Incurring Their Wrath
As product managers rush to deliver a new multichannel experience, customers will need increased control of their personal data—even more so than in the context of traditional mobile-app surfing, shopping and the like.
- A Bag Full of Thumbs
Do we want to live in a world where people implant chips under their skin so they can access a building's doors, photocopiers and other systems?
- When Does Tracking Workers Make Sense?
The right system can provide safety, privacy and security, and serve the interests of both a company and its employees.
- Add a User Interface to UHF RFID Tags
Making a simple amendment to the EPC Gen 2 standard will allay privacy concerns, give consumers the ability to control tag behavior and enable new applications.
- European Privacy and Security Standards
Compliance with regulatory requirements will help, not hinder, RFID adoption.
- NFC Mobile Phones and the Future of Privacy
NFC-enabled phones will offer consumers the opportunity to enhance their privacy by empowering them with their own secure ID devices.
- The Need for Collaborative Threat Modeling
To make a logical determination of an RFID system's privacy and security risks, rather than one based on potentially biased perceptions of each individual part, we need to work together to view a security objective in a contextual environment.
- Don't Shoot the Messenger
In electronic identity cards and passports, contactless RFID technology enables the biometric—or personal—data to be checked quickly.
- Authentication and Security
New encryption techniques promise to make the use of RFID applications more secure, increasing the public's trust in the technology.
- Educating the Public About RFID
AIM Global and many of its member companies have worked toward educating consumers about RFID and addressing their privacy concerns.
- RFID-Enabled IDs: Educate, Don't Legislate
Whenever we're faced with an emerging, unproven technology such as RFID-enabled identification documents, there is a premature urge to create laws restricting or stopping it.
- The Consequences of Convenience
RFID payment devices might mean we'll spend less time in lines, but will they strengthen or weaken our privacy protections? That remains to be seen.
- Finding RFID's Business Case in China
Right now, Chinese companies don't have a solid reason to invest in the technology.
- An RFID Code of Conduct
Existing laws protect the privacy of patients’ medical information. But an additional layer of protection is needed before RFID technology becomes accepted in the health-care arena.
- A Bit of Privacy
Instead of killing RFID tags to protect consumer privacy, we could add a privacy bit.