Additional One-Day Side-Channel Analysis Workshop in Tokyo on September 27, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, California – September 7, 2011 – Due to overwhelming demand, Cryptography Research, Inc., a division of Rambus, will provide a second one-day workshop on side-channel analysis and countermeasures on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 8:45 AM to 5:30 PM at the Rambus offices in Tokyo, Japan. This workshop is identical to the workshop to be held on Monday, September 26, 2011, which is sold out.

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 27, 2011 HAS CLOSED. If you would like information about future workshops, please sign up here, or contact Pankaj Rohatgi.