Mobile Device Security

The case for side channel resistance.

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As the functionality of mobile devices has increased, so have the threats. These devices make attractive targets, given the sensitivity of user and corporate data they process and store, their emerging use for viewing protected content and conducting sensitive banking and payment transactions. Until recently, hardware and software based defenses for mobile platforms lagged behind those found in more mature systems.

As a result of several high profile vulnerabilities, there have been significant commercial and research efforts directed towards improving mobile device security. To read more, click here.