GovSym raises notion of central IT security agency

GovSym raises notion of central IT security agency

OTTAWA – Canada needs a central government authority for assessing IT security threats and coordinating effective risk management across the...

February 25th, 2009 Shane Schick

Staples Business Depot puts together Active RFID

Staples Business Depot puts together Active RFID

Whenever organizations test out a new technology there is inevitably a lot of trial and error involved. But an ongoing...

November 1st, 2008 David Carey

RFID goes beyond inventory tracking

RFID goes beyond inventory tracking

Wal-Mart’s ambitious project to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to merchandise has been the poster boy for RFID for...

October 30th, 2008 Grant Buckler

U.S. RFID passports, drivers’ licenses vulnerable to snooping

U.S. RFID passports, drivers’ licenses vulnerable to snooping

RFID tags used in two new types of border-crossing documents in the U.S. are vulnerable to snooping and copying, a...

October 26th, 2008 Stephen Lawson

Washington approves RFID anti-spying law

Washington approves RFID anti-spying law

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoir this week signed a bill making it a Class C felony to use RFID technology to...

March 28th, 2008 Sharon Gaudin

Germany’s Metro tests RFID in Chinese supplier chain

Germany’s Metro tests RFID in Chinese supplier chain

Metro AG has expanded the use of smart tags from its stores in Europe to key producers in China as...

May 22nd, 2007 John Blau

US govt axes RFID for border security

US govt axes RFID for border security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now looking to alternative technologies for its border security system after RFID tags...

February 21st, 2007 Marc L. Songini

RFID tags take flight at Boeing, Airbus

RFID tags take flight at Boeing, Airbus

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEA cursory inspection of the lifejackets stashed under commercial airline seats could add as much as 30...

November 13th, 2006

Researchers expose RFID security holes

Researchers expose RFID security holes

University researchers in Amsterdam have discovered a way to plant a virus on radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, potentially infecting...

April 13th, 2006 Mari-Len De Guzman