On the Security Implications of Disruptive Technologies

  • Neil Robinson
  • Lorenzo Valeri
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 253)

This paper summarizes the results of a study that explored the security implications of the use of “disruptive technologies” in various economic sectors. Robust evidence of the security challenges associated with deploying advanced technologies was gathered by bringing together internationally-renowned experts with firsthand experience involving major case studies. Policy recommendations in the context of the European i2010 strategy were also articulated. This paper focuses on three technologies: Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). It examines the security challenges related to the three technologies, and analyzes security issues that apply more generally to disruptive technologies.

Keywords: Disruptive technologies, security implications, VoIP, RFID, IPv6


Supply Chain Internet Protocol Voice Over Internet Protocol Security Challenge Disruptive Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil Robinson
    • 1
  • Lorenzo Valeri
    • 1
  1. 1.RANDEuropeUK

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