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CryptoFirewall Cores

Providing superior security and tamper resistance, while being highly-cost effective

Our cores complement existing security implementations, and are ideal for protecting digital content and preventing counterfeiting in a broad number of applications.


Solution Overview

Offering Collateral Application
Content Protection Core
Digital Entertainment
Verifier Core
Electronics, Printers
Consumable Core
Ink/Toner, Accessories

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Superior Security

Highest level of security for content protection and anti-counterfeiting

Independent hardware core maintains security even if other parts of the chip are compromised

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Improved Profitability

Reduce revenue lost to unauthorized access and counterfeits

Easy integration in existing systems

Compatible with standard manufacturing processes

Simplifies device validation to improve time-to-market


High Flexibility

Support distribution of various Over-the-Top (OTT) content to STBs and Smart TVs

Supports all content distribution platforms – satellite, cable, IPTV and OTT

CryptoFirewall Cores

Designed to prevent tampering, the hardware-based CryptoFirewall security core minimizes the risk of security failure and helps simplify product development. Comprising a security boundary inside a chip, the core stores private keys and maintains security – even if the rest of the system is compromised. CryptoFirewall solutions complement existing security implementations and are ideal for a wide range of applications, including digital entertainment, electronic devices, printers and ink toners.

CryptoFirewall Cores block diagram

Designed for securing digital content, the CryptoFirewall Content Protection core is an independent hardware core within the SoC that provides comprehensive key management and secure video decryption. Easily integrated with leading CAS and DRM systems, the core effectively thwarts the unauthorized access of content by securing multimedia-decoding chips found in set-top boxes and smart TVs.

The CryptoFirewall Verifier core delivers anti-counterfeiting protection for a plethora of connected devices, including mobile phones and tablets, medical devices, printers, batteries and automotive components. It can be used in conjunction with the CryptoFirewall Consumable core to significantly reduce counterfeiting business risk for mass-market consumables and peripherals.

The CryptoFirewall Consumable Core is a tamper-resistant security core that can be integrated into existing chips, or implemented as a discrete security chip on consumables for unsurpassed protection against counterfeiting. It is a cost-effective and robust security solution that helps prevent counterfeiting of mass-market consumables and peripherals including mobile accessories, medical devices, printer supplies, batteries and automotive components.

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