Why Data Is So Difficult To Protect In AI Chips


Experts at the Table: Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss a wide range of hardware security issues and possible solutions with Norman Chang, chief technologist for the Semiconductor Business Unit at ANSYS; Helena Handschuh, fellow at Rambus, and Mike Borza, principal security technologist at Synopsys. What follows are excerpts of that conversation. The first part of this discussion ca... » read more

Plugging Information Leaks


A former SanDisk employee was arrested on suspicion of leaking proprietary information about Toshiba’s semiconductor memory to SK Hynix. What makes this particularly interesting is SanDisk is one of Toshiba’s current business partners. The two companies have a joint venture in NAND flash, which competes with South Korea’s SK Hynix. Nihon Keizai Shimbun broke the story last month. Sugi... » read more