Security: Losses Outpace Gains


Paul Kocher, chief scientist in [getentity id="22671" e_name="Rambus'"] Cryptography Research Division, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to discuss the new threats to security, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and how to engineer a secure system. What follows are excerpts of that conversation. SE: Where are we with security? It seems that rather than getting better, thing... » read more

Testing For Security


Ever since the IoT became a household name, people have been strategizing about ways to utilize non-secure devices to mount an attack. The first instances of using electricity to overload a device's circuits, thereby neutralizing existing security features, came to light in some of the earliest car hacking incidents. These are basically side-channel attacks using what amounts to an electroni... » read more

Security Risk Escalating In 2015


Never has there been a more committed effort for malevolent entities to try to leak data, damage infrastructures, and wreak havoc on data essential to our lives. And never has there been a more opportunistic time for the security industry to put their best effort forward and answer the malfeasance challenge. So what is the current state of cyber security? "Unfortunately, there isn’t a l... » read more