RFID's security challenge

Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 12:05 AM EST

No one has complained of a security breach related to an RFID deployment - yet. Businesses and vendors alike acknowledge that security remains a question mark and that it has taken a backseat to the focus on bottom-line results and returns on investment for RFID-enabling their supply chains, for now.

However, with a technology as ubiquitous as radio-frequency identification will be, there's great potential for damage, warns Salil Pradhan, chief technology officer of RFID technology at HP Labs.

By George Hulme and Thomas Claburn at Internet Week.

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