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RFID Security Alliance Monthly Open Forum on New Security Developments and Trends 1/12/2011

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The RFID Security Alliance holds a monthly open forum about topics related to securing radio frequency identification systems. Attendees can dial in or, if in the San Francisco area, attend in person. The January topic is New Security Developments and Trends for 2011. The speakers are Justin Patton, Managing Director…

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RFID Security Predictions for 2011

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher As we are approaching the end of the year, predictions for 2011 are being released. This year I spotted two specific to RFID security. VDC Research Group, in their Top 5 Trends for the RFID Solutions Market in 2011 predicts that authentication and anti-counterfeiting will emerge as leading applications. “Product authentication…

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SecureRF is a Finalist in the Global Security Challenge

The fifth annual Global Security Challenge competition, the largest and leading international competition for security innovators, offers security entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their inventions and compete for over $500,000 in cash support, sponsored by the TSWG of the US Government. The competition aims to identify, explore and foster innovation in the field of homeland…

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Louis Parks and Other RFIDSA Members Providing Insights into the Spring Conference Season

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher Tomorrow, May 12, is the next RFID Security Alliance Meeting (via phone or in-person). SecureRF CEO, Louis Parks, will be talking about his RFID security talk at last month’s INTERPHEX Pharmaceutical conference. Other RFIDSA members are speaking about the conferences they have recently participated in. See Insights into the Spring Conference Season for…

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Track and Trace Technology Can Help Combat Illegal Drugs

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The New York Times recently had an Op-Ed piece titled Are You Buying Illegal Drugs? The contributors are Katherine Eban, the author of Dangerous Doses: A True Story of Cops, Counterfeiters and the Contamination of America’s Drug Supply and J. Aaron Graham, a former agent for the Food and Drug…

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Interest in Academic Papers about Attacks Varies

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher On March 20th, The New York Times covered a story of how a graduate engineering student in China, Wang Jianwei, had been described as a potential cyberwarrior before the United States Congress. Mr. Wang said he and his professor had indeed published Cascade-Based Attack Vulnerability on the U.S. Power Grid in…

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