Sansa Silicon for TrustZone Provides MediaTek with a Security Subsystem That Establishes Trust Between Users, Devices and Service Providers
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (June 22, 2015) — Sansa Security, a leading provider of embedded security technologies, today announced that Sansa Silicon for TrustZone® has been selected by MediaTek for use in its next-generation mobile processors. MediaTek is a pioneering semiconductor company and market leader in cutting-edge Systems on Chip (SoC) for wireless communications, smart TV and connectivity.
“Today’s feature-rich mobile devices have to address an ever-growing set of security requirements specific to the multiple uses of devices and the cloud services engaging with them,” said Jeffrey Ju, Senior Vice President of MediaTek. “Sansa Silicon for TrustZone provides the architecture and toolset that allows us to rapidly rollout secure mobile processors to our customers that will enable protection for content, mobile payments, and interaction with IoT devices.”
"Sansa Silicon collaborates with MediaTek chip architects to trade off area, power, performance or robustness in a flexible manner, and to design secure and cost-effective chipsets for tomorrow’s mobile devices,” said Coby Sella, CEO for Sansa Security. “Our collaboration with MediaTek holds great promise for end users. Together, as leaders in our respective industries, our partnership will enhance the end-user experience and give our customers peace of mind knowing that their next-generation devices are trustworthy and secure.”
About Sansa Silicon for TrustZone
Sansa Silicon offers multiple levels of protection and provides all the tools required for a variety of security scenarios, including device integrity, HD content, encryption and provisioning. Embedded at the silicon level, Sansa Silicon serves as the infrastructure for all security-related use cases running on the chipset. This subsystem is comprised of hardware, firmware and tools handling cryptography, root of trust, lifecycle management, secure boot, key management, secure storage and more. Sansa Silicon is already helping manufacturers quickly design and build a variety of connected devices that are customizable, compliant with security standards and industry requirements, efficient, and field proven. To date, Sansa Silicon is in more than a quarter billion devices around the world.
Sansa Silicon for TrustZone is a complete silicon security subsystem and consists of the hardware IP, firmware and other tools that serve the security needs of IC vendors, OEMs and the device ecosystem. Sansa Silicon for TrustZone is interoperable out of the box with the Sansa Provisioning trust platform and supports Sansa Security’s dynamically manageable trust model both in the field and in the device manufacturing environment.
In addition to enabling compliance with security requirements defined by Android, Global Platform, multiple NIST standards, premium audio-visual content owners and others, Sansa Silicon for TrustZone is able to evolve as devices are increasingly equipped with enhanced capabilities for handling computational bandwidth, cloud and local storage access throughputs.
MediaTek is a pioneering fabless semiconductor company, and a market leader in cutting-edge Systems on Chip for wireless communications and connectivity, HDTV, DVD and Blu-ray. MediaTek created the world's first True 8core™ smartphone platform with LTE and our CorePilot® technology releasing the full power of multi-core mobile processors. Through MediaTek Labs, the company is creating a worldwide ecosystem in support of device creation, application development and services based around MediaTek offerings. With an emphasis on enabling technology for the masses and not the chosen, everyone can be an Everyday Genius®. MediaTek [TSE:2454] is headquartered in Taiwan and has offices worldwide. Please visit www.mediatek.com for more information.
About Sansa Security
Sansa Security is the only comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) security platform. We offer a unified and scalable solution across both IoT and mobile markets for everything from jet engines to light bulbs. Our products and services address all security aspects from the silicon chipset to the provisioning of secrets via the cloud. Sansa enables new business models between customers, suppliers and technology partners by enabling secure interactions through a manageable trust model. As a privately owned company, Sansa serves the needs of the world’s best-known semiconductor and device manufacturers and is consistently ranked among the leaders of the embedded security market. For more information, please visit www.sansasecurity.com or follow us on Twitter (@sansasecurity).