IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST)

IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST)
by Admin on 12-06-2020 at 12:00 am

IEEE HOST 2020 Rescheduled – Now Taking Place December 6-9, 2020

The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. After evaluating the current COVID-19 situation, the decision has been made to postpone the IEEE HOST 2020 from May 4-7, 2020 and reschedule it for December 6-9, 2020. Proceedings will not… Read More


Side-Channel Leakage Assessment of Cryptographic Modules

Side-Channel Leakage Assessment of Cryptographic Modules
by Daniel Nenni on 08-19-2020 at 12:00 pm

Presented By: Dr. Jungmin Park, University of Florida

Short summary

Side-channel attacks (SCAs) such as simple power analysis (SPA), differential power analysis (DPA) and correlation power analysis (CPA) have been proven to be effective to extract secret keys from hardware implementations of cryptographic algorithms. … Read More


Killer Drones to be Available on the Global Arms Markets

Killer Drones to be Available on the Global Arms Markets
by Matthew Rosenquist on 07-01-2020 at 10:00 am

Killer Drones to be Available on the Global Arms Markets

Turkey may be the first customer for the Kargu series of weaponized suicide drones specifically developed for military use.  These semi-autonomous devices have been in development since 2017 and will eventually be upgraded to operate collectively as an autonomous swarm to conduct mass synchronized attacks.

This situation… Read More


Intel Designs Chips to Protect from ROP Attacks

Intel Designs Chips to Protect from ROP Attacks
by Matthew Rosenquist on 06-28-2020 at 10:00 am

Intel Designs Chips to Protect from ROP Attacks

Intel comes late to the game but will be delivering an embedded defense for Return Oriented Programming (ROP) types of cyber hacks. I first blogged about this back in Sept of 2016. Yes, almost four years have passed and I had hoped it would see the light of day much earlier.

The feature, to debut in the Tiger Lake microarchitecture… Read More


8 Key Tech Trends in a Post-COVID-19 World

8 Key Tech Trends in a Post-COVID-19 World
by Ahmed Banafa on 06-05-2020 at 10:00 am

8 Key Tech Trends in a Post COVID World

COVID-19 has demonstrated the importance of digital readiness, which allows business and people’s life to continue as usual during pandemics. Building the necessary infrastructure to support a digitized world and stay current in the latest technology will be essential for any business or country to remain competitive in a … Read More


Tortuga Logic CEO Update 2020

Tortuga Logic CEO Update 2020
by Daniel Nenni on 06-01-2020 at 6:00 am

Jason Oberg

We started working with Tortuga Logic two years ago beginning with a CEO interview so it is time to do an update. The venerable Dr. Bernard Murphy did the first interview with Jason which is worth reading again, absolutely.

Security is also one of the vertical markets we track which has been trending up for the last two years. In looking

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Preventing a Product Security Crisis

Preventing a Product Security Crisis
by Matthew Rosenquist on 04-26-2020 at 12:00 pm

Preventing a Product Security Crisis 1

The video conference company Zoom has skyrocketed to new heights and plummeted to new lows in the past few weeks. It is one of the handful of communications applications that is perfectly suited to a world beset by quarantine actions, yet has fallen far from grace because of poor security, privacy, and transparency. Governments,… Read More


DAC 2020 – Call for Contributions

DAC 2020 – Call for Contributions
by Daniel Payne on 10-28-2019 at 6:00 am

57DAC in SFO

My first DAC was in 1987 so I’ve seen our industry expand greatly over the years, and I expect that #57DAC on July 19-23, 2020 in SFO to be another exciting event to attend for semiconductor professionals from around the globe. What makes DAC so compelling for me to visit are the people, exhibitors, panel discussions, technical… Read More


Cadence and Green Hills Share More Security Thoughts at ARM Techcon

Cadence and Green Hills Share More Security Thoughts at ARM Techcon
by Randy Smith on 10-15-2019 at 10:00 am

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, I had the pleasure of spending the day at ARM Techcon at the San Jose Convention Center. In the morning, in addition to getting some sneak peeks into the exhibitor area, I attended some of the morning keynote presentations, which focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) topics.… Read More


Synopsys and Synaptics Talk About Securing the Connected Home

Synopsys and Synaptics Talk About Securing the Connected Home
by Tom Simon on 07-23-2019 at 10:00 am

Like many people, I have been adding automation to my home, and the number of connected devices I use has slowly but steadily increased. These include light bulbs, cameras, switches, a thermostat, a voice assistant, etc. Between them, they know when I am home or away, and have the ability to record images and sound. In addition to … Read More