1-Day Workshop on Side-Channel Analysis in San Francisco on October 25, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, California — Aug 8, 2012 —Cryptography Research, Inc., a division of Rambus, will provide a one-day workshop on side-channel analysis and countermeasures on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 8:45 AM to 5:30 PM in San Francisco, California. The event will be held at the our San Francisco offices.

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.

If you would like information about future workshops, please sign up here, or contact training@cryptography.com.