The US Department of Homeland Security’s Guidelines for IoT Security

March of 2018 saw the United States Department of Defense (DoD) introduce a guidelines document through the Government Accountability Office (GAO) titled Enhanced Assessment and Guidance are Needed to Address Security Risks in DoD. Two [...]

Detecting and analyzing side-channel vulnerabilities with TVLA

Bart Stevens, the senior director of sales for the EMEA region in Rambus' Security Division and Gary Kenworthy, a senior principal engineer in Rambus' Security Division, recently penned an article for Semiconductor Engineering that discusses [...]

Protecting electronic systems from side-channel attacks

During the early days of safecracking, rudimentary rotary locks were compromised by feel or sound to determine the correct combination. Following in this tradition, cyber criminals and other malicious actors are now exploiting side-channel attacks [...]

10/7nm: Transient power issues and side-channel attacks

Semiconductor Engineering’s Ann Steffora Mutschler has written an in-depth article that explores the issue of transient power at 10/7nm. According to Mutschler, transient power adds yet another level of complexity for design teams already wrestling [...]

Rambus appoints two new fellows

Rambus has appointed Drs. Helena Handschuh, a renowned cryptographer, and Thomas Vogelsang, a world recognized DRAM expert, to one of the company’s highest technical positions, Rambus Fellow. The Rambus Fellow program was developed in 2006 [...]

Creating and cracking secure ciphers

Steven Woo, VP of Solutions Marketing at Rambus, recently sat down with Ernest Worthman of Semiconductor Engineering to discuss the concept of secure ciphers. “One of the key challenges is how to develop a cipher [...]

Rambus and Riverside Research to co-host security workshop

Rambus’ Cryptography Research division and Riverside Research will be co-hosting a two-day workshop on identifying and preventing advanced security threats. The workshop – scheduled for November 18-19, 2015 – is targeted at hardware and software [...]

Radio emissions leak secret crypto-keys

A team of Tel Aviv University (TAU) researchers has demonstrated the successful extraction of secret decryption keys from laptop computers via the non-intrusive measurement of electromagnetic emanations from a distance of 50 centimeters and a [...]

Is the Internet held together with Band-Aid fixes?

Earlier this week, the New York Times interviewed Paul Kocher, president and chief scientist of the Rambus Cryptography Research division, about the recent slew of high-profile digital attacks that have targeted numerous corporations and government [...]

Paul Kocher talks smart credit cards with the New York Times

Paul Kocher, the president and chief scientist of Rambus Cryptography Research division, recently penned an article for the New York Times about the long-overdue U.S. upgrade to “smart” credit cards equipped with security chips. The [...]