Secure Electronics Design — Hardware and Firmware Security

Before we begin

Intro

Hardware Security

Use a security chip

Chip package

Remove debug interface

  1. You can also keep the firmware away from your contract manufacturer(s)
  2. Saves some board space and reduces the BOM cost slightly

Remove test points

Firmware Security

10 Security Goals

Disable JTAG Access — Readback protection

Pairing with the security chip

Disable logging

Epilogue

Where Next?

Resources

  1. PSACertified
  2. Hardwear.io
  3. Riscure
  4. Payatu
  5. ChipWhisperer

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Technologist with a passion for building consumer and industrial electronics and the native apps that work with them.

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Teja Chintalapati

Technologist with a passion for building consumer and industrial electronics and the native apps that work with them.