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Rambus is @ escar Europe 2017

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Written by Joe Gullo As we fast approach escar Europe in Berlin (November 7-8), our Rambus security team is reflecting on the continued and rapid evolution of the automotive space. For example, the trend towards [...]

The high price of counterfeit automotive ICs

The use of stolen and counterfeit automotive components has increased significantly in recent years. A wide range of grey market devices can be found powering high-value modules such as in-vehicle infotainment systems and headlights, as [...]

When power becomes a problem

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Semiconductor Engineering editor in chief Ed Sperling recently reported that the current emphasis on lowering power – in everything from wearable electronics to data centers – is turning into a “perfect storm” for the semiconductor [...]

SCSA’s VIDITY secures premium digital content

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The SCSA (Secure Content Storage Association) recently unveiled VIDITY, a secure delivery service that facilitates the delivery and storage of premium content – including 4K Ultra HD movies with high dynamic range (HDR) – across [...]

Cryptographers take on security challenges @ RSA2015

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The RSA 2015 Cryptographers’ Panel in San Francisco featured a number of prominent security personalities such as Adi Shamir, Ed Giorgio, Ronald Rivest and Whitfield Diffie. Moderated by Paul Kocher, the President and Chief Scientist [...]

Paul Kocher to moderate RSA Cryptographers’ Panel

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Paul Kocher, the President and Chief Scientist of Rambus’ Cryptography Research Division, will be moderating the RSA 2015 Cryptographers’ Panel on April 21 at 9:50AM. Participants, including Adi Shamir, Ed Giorgio, Ronald Rivest and Whitfield Diffie, [...]

Intertrust Technologies to integrate CryptoFirewall security cores

Intertrust Technologies Corporation has confirmed its plan to integrate Rambus CryptoFirewall™ hardware-based security cores with its open, standards-based Marlin digital rights management (DRM) technology. According to Rambus security marketing manager Zainab Al-Shamma, the partnership will [...]

Understanding the methodology behind side-channel attacks

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Rambus Cryptography Research Fellow Pankaj Rohatgi recently penned an in-depth EDN article describing the methodology behind side-channel attacks. The technique, says Rohatgi, relies on the fact that any physical realization of cryptography in hardware or [...]

CryptoFirewall ASIC security cores integrated into 65 chipsets

Designed by the Rambus Cryptography Research Division (CRD), self-contained CryptoFirewall™ (CF) ASIC cores offer a secure hardware-based root-of-trust for content protection applications. According to Cynthia Yu, a Rambus CRD director, CryptoFirewall ASIC security cores have been [...]

U.S. DoD eyes 3D printing

Writing for Military Embedded Systems, Editorial Director John McHale confirms 3D printing has made its way into the military embedded computing realm, with suppliers exploiting the technology to accelerate production and reduce development costs. “They [...]

SCSA adds 21 new members to secure Ultra HD (4K) initiative

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The Secure Content Storage Association (SCSA) has added 21 new members to its rapidly expanding ranks, including Sprint, Toshiba, Broadcom and Mstar Semiconductor. The latest SCSA contributors join an expansive group of 50 participating companies spanning [...]

Riscure completes evaluation of CryptoFirewall™ security core

Riscure recently published a detailed analysis of the CryptoFirewall™ (CF) security core designed by the Cryptography Research division of Rambus. Essentially, the CryptoFirewall core prevents unauthorized access of content in multimedia decoding chips that are [...]