RF fingerprinting : research opportunities
Rehman, Saeed; Sowerby, Kevin W.; Alam, Shafiq
View fulltext online
Citation:Rehman, S.U., Sowerby, K.W., and Alam, S. (2015). RF Fingerprinting: Research Opportunities. Asia Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Newsletter, 8, pp.11-12
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3423
Radio Frequency (RF) fingerprinting aims to de- velop a unique identity for a wireless device that can be used in the same way a biological fingerprint operates, to improve the security and privacy of wireless communication. This is in contrast to the traditional bit-level algorithmic approaches to securing transmissions. In this letter, we introduce RF finger- printing, and a comprehensive overview of research challenges and opportunities associated with its deployment in low-cost portable mobile devices.