This year, the 28th January was designated “Data Privacy Day”. So it was fitting that a major research initiative was announced to pilot cryptographic technologies that enable European citizens to better protect their privacy and identities. The project, called ABC4Trust, uses privacy-enabling technology that will be piloted at a university in Greece and a secondary… Read More
The future of RFID shopping? Courtesy of IBM
Take a look at this advert for an RFID-based shopping scenario in the (near) future. Comments anyone?
Infineon Announces Production of Security Chips in U.S. Foundry; IBM Burlington Plant Qualified to Supply Security Chips for Secure Government ID Programs
Infineon Technologies AG have announced that IBM will manufacture Infineon-designed highly-secure integrated circuits (ICs) used for secure identification applications, including electronic passports compliant with international travel regulations and the U.S. Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards. The planned production at IBM’s chip fabrication plant in Burlington, Vermont, provides U.S. manufactured components for suppliers to U.S. government… Read More