Using PUFs for Random Number Generation

Using PUFs for Random Number Generation
by Kalar Rajendiran on 10-19-2021 at 6:00 am

3 API Functions

In our daily lives, few of us if any, would want randomness to play any role. We look for predictability in order to plan our lives. But reality is that random numbers have been playing a role in our lives for a long time. The more conspicuous use cases of random numbers are with key fobs, and nowadays mobile phones. And then there are a … Read More


Podcast EP20: How to Secure Any Chip. Any Time. Any Place

Podcast EP20: How to Secure Any Chip. Any Time. Any Place
by Daniel Nenni on 05-14-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Pim Tuyls, founder and CEO of Intrinsic ID. Pim provides background on what a physically unclonable function (PUF) is and how Intrinsic ID developed the technology around SRAMs that are found on virtually all chips. Pim discusses the multiple applications for SRAM PUFs and how they are implemented. He concludes… Read More


Webinar: How to Protect Sensitive Data with Silicon Fingerprints

Webinar: How to Protect Sensitive Data with Silicon Fingerprints
by Daniel Nenni on 03-11-2021 at 8:00 am

Webinar How to Protect Sensitive Data with Silicon Fingerprints

Data protection is on everyone’s mind these days. The news cycle seems to contain a story about hacking, intrusion or cyber-terrorism on a regular basis. The cloud, our hyperconnected devices and the growing reliance on AI-assisted hardware to manage more and more mission critical functions all around us make data protection… Read More


CEO Interview: Pim Tuyls of Intrinsic ID

CEO Interview: Pim Tuyls of Intrinsic ID
by Daniel Nenni on 02-05-2021 at 6:00 am

Pim from bio

Pim Tuyls, CEO of Intrinsic ID, founded the company in 2008 as a spinout from Philips Research. It was at Philips, where he was Principal Scientist and managed the cryptography cluster, that he initiated the original work on Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs) that forms the basis of the Intrinsic ID core technology. With more… Read More


Securing keys in leading-edge chips with Physical Unclonable Functions

Securing keys in leading-edge chips with Physical Unclonable Functions
by Daniel Nenni on 10-20-2020 at 6:00 pm

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Chip manufacturers that are developing leading-edge products for applications such as high-performance computing and AI, are moving their production to the most advanced technology nodes in order to get the best power-performance properties. Security becomes increasingly… Read More


IDT Invests in IoT Security

IDT Invests in IoT Security
by Daniel Nenni on 01-15-2019 at 7:00 am

As we are preparing for the “IoT Devices Can Kill and What Chip Makers Need to Do Now” webinar next week, Intrinsic-ID did a nice press release with Integrated Device Technology. IDT is one of the companies I grew up with here in Silicon Valley that pivoted its way to a $6.7B acquisition by Renesas.


IDT is focused on automotive,… Read More


IoT Devices Can Kill and What Chip Makers Need to Do Now

IoT Devices Can Kill and What Chip Makers Need to Do Now
by Daniel Nenni on 01-07-2019 at 12:00 pm

After the onslaught of IoT devices Christmas brought to the masses we really need to talk about security or lack thereof. Do me a favor and count how many IoT devices you have now? Our house IoT count is probably a bit higher than average due to my technology addiction but we are firmly in the double digits and the security breach stories… Read More