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Side-Channel Secure Translation Lookaside Buffer Architecture


A new technical paper titled "Risky Translations: Securing TLBs against Timing Side Channels" was posted by researchers at Ruhr University Bochum (Germany) and Cyber-Physical Systems of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). Abstract: "Microarchitectural side-channel vulnerabilities in modern processors are known to be a powerful attack vector that can be utilized to... » read more

Technical Paper Round-Up: May 24


New technical papers added to Semiconductor Engineering’s library this week.   [table id=29 /] Semiconductor Engineering is in the process of building this library of research papers. Please send suggestions (via comments section below) for what else you’d like us to incorporate. If you have research papers you are trying to promote, we will review them to see if they are a ... » read more

RISC-V: Advanced Virtual Prototyping Solutions


New technical paper titled "Advanced virtual prototyping for cyber-physical systems using RISC-V: implementation, verification and challenges" from researchers at Institute of Computer Science, University of Bremen and Cyber-Physical Systems, DFKI GmbH. Abstract "Virtual prototypes (VPs) are crucial in today’s design flow. VPs are predominantly created in SystemC transaction-level modelin... » read more

Real-time instruction-level verification of remote IoT/CPS devices via side channels


Abstract "In recent years, with the rise of IoT technology, wireless Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) have become widely deployed in critical infrastructure, including power generation, military systems, and autonomous and unmanned vehicles. The introduction of network connectivity for data transfer, cloud support, etc., into CPS, can lead to malware injection. Meanwhile, outsourcing of advanced t... » read more

Hyperscaling Cyber-Physical Systems


As consumers, we are not always aware of all the data created around us by our cars, mobile devices, computers, and day-to-day consumer products. In most cases, we are even less aware of what's going on during the development and production of today's devices and systems that we have gotten so used to. During the most recent DATE 2021 conference, the special day on cyber-physical systems gave s... » read more

Big Challenges In Verifying Cyber-Physical Systems


Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss cyber-physical systems and how to verify them with Jean-Marie Brunet, senior director for the Emulation Division at Siemens EDA; Frank Schirrmeister, senior group director for solution marketing at Cadence; Maurizio Griva, R&D Manager at Reply; and Laurent Maillet-Contoz, system and architect specialist at STMicroelectronics. This discussion was... » read more