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A Mutual Authentication Protocol for RFID
March/April 2011 (vol. 13 no. 2)
pp. 20-24
Chia-Hui Wei, Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Min-Shiang Hwang, Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Asia Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
A Y Chin, Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Designing a security protocol for RFID systems is difficult because RFID tags have limited power-consumption and memory capabilities. A mutual authentication protocol based on a hash function helps prevent attacks against RFID systems.

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Index Terms:
telecommunication security,cryptographic protocols,radiofrequency identification,encryption methods,authentication protocol,security protocol,RFID systems,RFID tags,power-consumption,Databases,Radiofrequency identification,Protocols,Authentication,Privacy,Network security,information technology,Hash function,privacy,RFID,and security
Chia-Hui Wei, Min-Shiang Hwang, A Y Chin, "A Mutual Authentication Protocol for RFID," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 20-24, March-April 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.17
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