We are excited to announce that we recently became an official CryptoAuthentication Design Partner Specialist with Microchip Technology. As a Design Partner Specialist we are part of a team of companies developing key expertise using the Microchip security devices and libraries. We’ve been designing and using these parts since 2014 when we released with SparkFun… Read More
Josh is now providing training services with Advanced Security Training, which offers the best online format for live video streaming InfoSec training. He recently completed a 2-day class focusing on building secure designs for the Xilinx Zynq 7000. The exercises started with integrating XADC and concluded with a Buildroot based embedded Linux bringup with a… Read More
Last week I had the opportunity to be on the Stacey on IoT podcast. I started listening to Stacey and Kevin a few months ago and I was impressed with their industry news coverage. It was fun chatting with Stacey on why an embedded security engineer is an important, but often missing role on design… Read More
This week I was on the Amp Hour podcast! If you like embedded security, crazy stories about life on a submarine, want to hear a teaser on our upcoming CCC talk, or how to make blockchain beef, you should find something in here for you! 😉
Cryptotronix just celebrated its five year anniversary! This all started with the humble hashlet and now we have four employees covering embedded hardware (circuit design/PCB layout/RTL), firmware (MCU/Linux drivers/App development) and of course, security (audit/design/architecture/development).
I’m happy to announce that I’ll be speaking with two amazing colleagues, Dmitry Nedospasov and Thomas Roth, at the 35th Chaos Communication Congress next month in Leipzig, Germany. Our talk, wallet.fail covers the following: In this presentation we will take a look at how to break the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets. We will uncover… Read More
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