SoC security is all about layers of trust. UltraSoC CSO Aileen Smith takes some lessons from real life, and argues for the use of hardware-based security to create more sophisticated trust models.
The phrase ‘Trust, but verify’ came to prominence during the Reagan administration, but is entirely relevant today in the era of “fake news”.
As the parent of a toddler I entrust the care of my child to another adult while I am at work. However, before doing that, I need to verify some information about this person. Are they really who they say they are? There are some rudimentary “fact checking” ways to verify and build a first level of trust – DBS checks with the police, reference checks with previous employers, qualification checks for items like first aid certification etc.
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