We’ve been hearing a lot about techno security lately … but we’re expecially excited about
Atmel Corp.’s CryptoRF, a 13.56 MHz RFID device with a -bit embedded cryptographic engine, mutual authentication capability and up to 16 individually configurable zones (Industry Week).
Other features highlighted in IW’s news story:
- By locking product authenticity in hardware, this new device creates unique “signatures” based on information that is never transmitted or allowed to be accessed in any way.
- CryptoRF supports a mutual authentication protocol to establish a trusted link between itself and a host reader.
- The CryptoRF device and the host reader demonstrate knowledge of respective non-readable secrets stored within them without actually transmitting the secrets.