Whether satellite, UAV, wearable, or other military equipment, today’s advanced military hardware contains highly-complex embedded microelectronic systems that include processing, data storage, and data receiving/transmitting capabilities. In-theater soldiers rely on these devices to successfully (and safely) complete their missions, and mission commanders require accurate, real-time information from these devices to command forces.
The increase in connected military devices has also lead to a dramatic rise in security threats. Through side-channel attacks, malicious parties can hack these devices and extract cryptographic keys, exposing sensitive information. Systems can be targeted through Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks, rendering entire groups of connected hardware ineffective and untrusted. At Rambus, we understand the importance of protecting sensitive information and assets. We address this by building products and services that secure systems, and provide better, faster access to data.