Tom Ridge says RFID boosts security

Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 1:30 PM EST

Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, this week told the manufacturers and users of radio-frequency identification technologies that their work will protect Americans from terrorism.

It will also make inventory tracking more efficient for retailers like Wal-Mart and their thousands of suppliers, he said. "That's one of the beautiful things about RFID," said Ridge. "It's another security measure embedded in the U.S. economy."

By Mark Baard at Wired.

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