TÜV-CERTIFIED PRODUCTS PROTECT CREDIT CARDS & CO. AGAINST DATA THEFT
WHY IS RFID PROTECTION BECOMING MORE AND MORE IMPORTANT?
Contactless payment is becoming more and more popular and thus is an example of the increasing reliance on RFID and NFC systems. Today, whether in EC and credit cards, personal ID cards, passports or health insurance cards, data are stored on many RFID chips and subsequently used, for example, for making payments or proving your identity. The problem: with the help of a suitable app, the personal data can also be secretly read by smart phones. RFID SECURE protective sleeves and card holders offer reliable protection against the unauthorised reading of data in the internationally most commonly used frequency range of 13.56 MHz.
FAQ TO RIFD AND NFC
Frequently asked questions and answers about the functionality of RFID and NFC systems.
How does RFID work?
RFID (radio frequency identification) is the technical term for a system consisting of a transponder which stores data electronically and a separate reader device which is able to receive said data. In this way, for example, personal information and account data can be stored on bank cards and remotely interpreted by a reader device using electromagnetic waves – and some smart phones can act as readers.
How does NFC work?
NFC (near field communication) technology designates an international transmission standard for contactless data exchange across short distances via radio waves. For example, the exchange of data between a credit card and an automatic checkout system enables contactless payment without cash.
Where is RFID used?
In addition to bank cards, personal ID cards, passports and driver’s licences, RFID data chips can also be found in customer and bonus cards, insurance cards and other ID cards. Thanks to the fast exchange of information possible, RFID is also frequently used for access control and time tracking, as well as in merchandise management systems and logistics.
How can I recognize cards with RFID or NFC coding?
The relevant symbols and signs on credit cards, etc. vary depending on the supplier. In individual cases, banks can offer reliable information as to which symbol is used for this purpose. On modern personal identity cards, the RFID chip is located in the upper right-hand corner, in passports inside the cover.
How do RFID blockers work?
Sleeves with RFID protection provide reliable radio wave blockage, so that the stored data cannot be read. The readout device is thus blocked from reading the radio signal.
RFID PROTECTION FROM DURABLE
RFID SECURE protective sleeves for bank and credit cards
The credit card sleeve and credit card wallet protect cards in bank card format against the unauthorised reading of data at 13.56 MHz. These TÜV-certified products provide reliable RFID protection for sensitive data.
RFID SECURE card holders for ID cards and access cards
RFID is also often used for personal identification in access control and time tracking systems. The cards used for such purposes work with RFID chips as well. RFID SECURE card holders for one or two cards are also TÜV-certified and offer RFID protection at 13.56 MHz.
TÜV-CERTIFIED FOR RELIABLE RFID PROTECTION
All products of the RFID SECURE range have been tested by SGS TÜV Saarland Forster GmbH at the commercially used frequency of 13.56 MHz.
By using RFID SECURE protective sleeves, information stored on RFID cards is protected against unauthorised reading.
RFID SECURE PRODUCTS
Prod. Code 8903
Credit card sleeve RFID SECURE Retail Pack
Protective sleeve with transparent front against unauthorised reading of personal data.
Prod. Code 8900
Credit card sleeve RFID SECURE
Protective sleeve against unauthorised reading of personal data.
Prod. Code 2309
Credit card wallet RFID SECURE
Credit card wallet for 8 cards against unauthorized reading of personal data.
Prod. Code 2144
Passport cover RFID SECURE
RFID passport cover against unauthorised reading of personal data.
Prod. Code 8901
Card holder RFID SECURE MONO
RFID card holder against unauthorised reading of personal data.
Prod. Code 8902
Card holder RFID SECURE DUO
RFID card holder against unauthorised reading of personal data. For 2 cards.