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!
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
My comments on the draft IoT Trust Framework Read More
The slides are now available for my DEF CON 22 talk. Read More
The new Cryptotronix slogan is Crypto for Makers. It passed the board meeting with an unanimous vote1. I think it better represents my main focus with Cryptotronix which is to make cool crypto stuff. Plus, I’ve used it twice for two different presentations, one time at my local hackerspace and once at SparkFun2. There are… Read More