1-Day Workshop on Side-Channel Analysis in Tokyo on September 26, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, California — Aug 15, 2011 — Cryptography Research, Inc., a division of Rambus, will provide a one-day workshop on side-channel analysis and countermeasures on Monday, September 26, 2011 from 8:45 AM to 5:30 PM in Tokyo, Japan. This event occurs prior to the CHES 2011 Conference in Nara. The event will be held at the Rambus offices in Tokyo.

The workshop provides an introduction to side-channel analysis including Simple Power Analysis (SPA) and Differential Power Analysis (DPA). Participants will perform hands-on exercises to interpret power traces and recover secret keys. Live analysis and extraction of secret keys will be performed on mobile phones and an FPGA using the DPA Workstation™ platform.

Presenters will examine practical design approaches to counter power analysis threats and review the state of associated U.S. and international security evaluation certifications.

The prime audience for the workshop includes developers and architects of hardware and software security products, as well as evaluators and technical writers of requirements for tamper resistant products. Technologists designing and testing tamper resistant systems for mobile devices, financial systems, pay television, mass transit, secure ID, secure storage media, entertainment and government/defense applications are encouraged to attend.

A technical background is recommended.

REGISTRATION FOR THE WORKSHOP ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 HAS CLOSED. If you would like information about future workshops, please sign up here, or contact Pankaj Rohatgi.