Title: RFID tags: privacy and security aspects

Authors: Dong-Her Shih, Chin-Yi Lin, Binshan Lin

Addresses: Department of Information Management, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, 123 Section 3, University Road, Douliu, Yunlin, Taiwan. ' Department of Information Management, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, 123 Section 3, University Road, Douliu, Yunlin, Taiwan. ' College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71115, USA

Abstract: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has recently received a lot of attention as an augmentation technology in manufacturing, SCM, and retail inventory control. However, widespread deployment of RFID tags may create new threats to security and privacy of individuals and organisations. This paper gives an overview of all types of RFID privacy and security problems and its countermeasures.

Keywords: RFID tags; mobile communications; security; privacy; countermeasures; radio frequency identification.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMC.2005.006581

International Journal of Mobile Communications, 2005 Vol.3 No.3, pp.214 - 230

Available online: 22 Mar 2005 *

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