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Cover-Coding

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A technique to reduce the risks of eavesdropping by obscuring the information that is transmitted. The EPCglobal Class- 1 Generation-2 and ISO/IEC 18000-6C standards use cover-coding to obscure certain transmissions from readers to tags. A more detailed description of how cover-coding is used in these two standards can be found in Section 5.3.2.1 on cover-coding.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-98