Will include discussion of Physically Unclonable Function (PUF) based IP in Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC devices
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2016 -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) will address rigorous security demands at its fifth annual Security Working Group for Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Communications, Industrial IoT, and Medical markets. The working group agenda will include a discussion of an industry-leading Physically Unclonable Function (PUF) based IP that will greatly enhance the hardware root of trust when deploying Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC devices. The Xilinx Security Working Group is an annual invitation-only event that discuss the latest security topics in supply chain protections, device security, secure boot, runtime security, and security application development. More information about the Xilinx Security Working Group, October 26-28, Longmont, Colo., can be found here: https://www.xilinx.com/about/security-working-group-2016.html.
Xilinx's new PUF IP, supplied by Verayo, produces a unique device "fingerprint" that provides a cryptographically strong Key Encryption Key (KEK) known only to the device. The PUF takes advantage of CMOS manufacturing process variations including threshold voltage, oxide thickness, metal shape, resistances, and capacitances to produce uniqueness between devices.
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