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Xilinx Kicks Off 2017 Security Working Group Series Addressing the Latest Topics on Hardware Security in Embedded Applications

Demonstrations Include Cybersecurity Concept Design, Presented by Mocana

SAN JOSE, Calif.Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) kicked off its annual Xilinx Security Working Group (XSWG) workshop series today in Longmont, Colorado with additional dates scheduled in Washington D.C.Paris and Munich. Each of the two-day long workshops will gather representatives from commercial and non-commercial sectors to discuss the latest advancements in Xilinx® All Programmable technology to address today’s biggest security concerns—such as cybersecurity and Internet of Things (IOT) safety.

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Highlights on the global agenda this year include a walkthrough session on building a Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC secure boot design and a Cybersecurity Concept Design developed in collaboration with Avnet, Infineon Technologies, Microsoft and Mocana. The Cybersecurity Concept Design offers IEC62443-compliant security for the Industrial IoT Edge made simple.  The pre-integrated hardware and software solution will reduce risk, cost, and time for large and small customers by encapsulating critical Cybersecurity use cases including HW Root of Trust Boot, Measured Boot, Remote Attestation, EST-based Cloud Enrollment, Secure Communications, and Secure Update. Other discussion topics will look at silicon-based anti-tamper (AT) features, achieving runtime security via design isolation, supply chain protections, and more.

Global Dates

  • Longmont, Colorado, USA: October 17-19
  • Washington D.C.USANovember 7-9
  • Paris, FranceDecember 4-5
  • Munich, GermanyDecember 7-8

See the agendas for each location at Registration is subject to qualification.

About Xilinx Design Security
With the growing number of interconnected devices across industrial control, automotive and military applications, hardware security in embedded systems is becoming a ubiquitous requirement. Xilinx has a proven track record of leadership in security solutions (hardware, software and IP) that meet the common and unique security requirements across these industries, and has made a commitment to improve and enhance security for each new generation of Xilinx devices. To learn more about Xilinx solutions for Design Security, please visit

About Xilinx
Xilinx is the world’s leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit

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