Enhanced drivers’ licences create furore in Canada and U.S.

Enhanced drivers’ licences create furore in Canada and U.S.

Privacy advocates on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border are sounding loud alarms about RFID-enabled enhanced drivers' licences (EDLs).In January,...

February 28th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi

Opinion: RFID technology in health care – it’s not the end of privacy, it’s the beginning

Opinion: RFID technology in health care – it’s not the end of privacy, it’s the beginning

Health-care providers around the world are undergoing a digital transformation, harnessing information communication technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)...

January 24th, 2008 Ann Cavoukian

New passport card with RFID a privacy risk, warns tech centre

New passport card with RFID a privacy risk, warns tech centre

The Centers for Democracy and Technology (CDT) have warned that a proposed new RFID-enabled passport card intended for use by...

January 10th, 2008 Jaikumar Vijayan

Stupid tags don’t make smart cards

Stupid tags don’t make smart cards

EditorialPossibly as early as the beginning of next year, Canadians and Americans will be breezing across the border between British...

September 17th, 2007 Richard Bray

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

Retailers work to improve system data-handling skills

Retailers work to improve system data-handling skills

The key to keeping stores stocked with the items customers want is good information, and retailers are doing all they...

June 22nd, 2006 Ann Bednarz

Security to take centre stage at Cebit show

Security to take centre stage at Cebit show

Security will be a major focus this week at the giant Cebit show in Hanover, Germany. This year, the annual...

March 6th, 2006 Peter Sayer

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Five companies heavily involved in supply-chain automation technology teamed together at the recent National Retail Federation show in New York...

January 31st, 2006 CIO Canada Staff

VeriSign to manage RFID ‘root’ server

VeriSign to manage RFID ‘root’ server

VeriSign Inc. has been awarded a contract to manage a key component of a coming global distribution network that uses...

January 12th, 2004 Paul Roberts