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Securing the Internet of Things by Li Da Xu, Shancang Li

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Chapter 6

Security in Enabling Technologies

Shancang Li and Li Da Xu

Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology and its relationship to security and privacy protection in the Internet of Things (IoT). Security features of RFID, including the tags/readers collision problem, data confidentiality, tag-to-reader authentication, and high-assurance readers are discussed, as well as issues regarding the integration of RFID and wireless sensor networks, including privacy, identification and authentication, communication security, and trust and ownership. Some specific RFID security threats, including RFID viruses, mobile side channel attacks, and the ExxonMobil SpeedPass Hack, are briefly mentioned, ...

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