Considerations on the Security and Efficiency of RFID Systems

  • Jung-Sik Cho
  • Soo-Cheol Kim
  • Sang-Soo Yeo
  • SungKwon Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 107)


The RFID system is a contactless automatic identification system using small, low-cost RFID tag. The RFID system can be applied in various fields. For the widespread use of RFID systems, security threats such as user privacy violation and location privacy violation must be addressed. As the major advantage of RFID systems is increased efficiency, RFID security schemes should be designed to prevent security threats while maintaining the efficiency of the RFID systems. This paper identifies concerns regarding RFID security and efficiency that must be considered in building an RFID security scheme.


RFID system Privacy Forgery Hash Authentication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jung-Sik Cho
    • 1
  • Soo-Cheol Kim
    • 1
  • Sang-Soo Yeo
    • 2
  • SungKwon Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Computer Science and EngineeringChung-Ang UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Division of Computer EngineeringMokwon UniversityDeajeonRepublic of Korea

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