RFID passports raise security fears

Thursday, 7 September 2006, 11:43 AM EST

The US State Department plans to issue over 15 million electronic passports in 2007 using an embedded RFID chip to transmit personal information to RFID readers at checkpoints.

But recent security concerns have overshadowed the effectiveness and security of RFID for this purpose.

At vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Implementing an effective risk management framework

How do we balance the benefit of the free flow of information with the risk of inappropriate access and/or disclosure? What are the consequences of not doing so?


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Mar 26th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //