Cover-Coding

Cover-Coding definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(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

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary