I occasionally get asked where one can buy a CryptoCape. It had a good run at SparkFun and its distributors for awhile, but alas, it is retired. However, the project limps on now at OSH Park, where you can order the PCBs!
See you at the Hardware Attacks, Threats, Risks, and Mitigations class at Black Hat 2018! Read More
Recently, Microchip announced a new part, the ATECC608A, which is the latest in their CryptoAuthentication Line. It is a crypto co-processor and a nice improvement over the ATECC508A, as long as you understand its limitations.
I gave a short talk at the Open Source Hardware Summit last week on Digital Ownership and Right to Repair. (Link to slides (pdf) and youtube). It was a different kind of talk for me–I tried to pick a topic, in this case Right to Repair, and unpack it from different angles. As with most… Read More
SparkFun posted a blog post on IoT Security. While posting to a blog isn’t newsworthy (unless it’s the one you are currently reading 🙂 ), I’m very encouraged to see this post at SparkFun. The makers/engineers building projects/products are the front line–a systems security engineer like me is combat support. I had a small excerpt… Read More
Here are my slides from my talk at Portland Bsides: pdf. The fpga repo is here.
I’ll be giving a talk at Portland BSides in two weeks titled: Cryptowarez: a survey of Open and Closed Hardware Crypto Devices. The two-day conference is packed with some really excellent speakers, I’m very much looking forward to the event. I hope I have time to sneak over to Powell’s Books while I’m there! 🙂 I… Read More