In this week’s podcast we have a bubbling virtual witches brew of electronic engineering creativity that is one part analog, three parts IP, with a big ol’ heap full of intelligent decision making. Gajinder Panesar (UltraSoC) and Tim Ramsdale (Agile Analog) join us to discuss the what UltraSoC’s digital monitoring ecosystem IP is all about, the changing role of analog IP in the world of … Read More → "Better Hints and Less Misses: A New Holistic Approach to Hardware-Based SoC/ASIC Cybersecurity"
“I eat at the unlimited buffet of danger.” – R.J. Haywire
Security is de rigueur these days, and, like machine learning and cloud connectivity, it’s moving down into cheaper and cheaper devices. Now even low-end microcontrollers have embedded security features – and it’s still not enough. </ … Read More → "How to Stop an Embedded Virus"
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true.” ― James Branch Cabell
Given the magnificent complexity of modern microprocessors, it’s inevitable that they’ll have bugs and security holes. It might even be physically impossible to create a bug-free CPU, but … Read More → "What Makes Secure Processors Different?"
“Little things console us because little things afflict us.” – Blaise Pascal
The latest Intel bug already has its own logo and website: Plundervolt.com. You know you’ve hit the big time when even the bugs are branded. </ … Read More → "Plundervolt Plagues Intel x86 Processors"
Today, it’s all about trust. Whom do you trust? And what is it about them that makes you think that they’re trustworthy? With people, it’s about knowing them and their intentions – more on that in a minute, but it’s a bit different with machines.
The IIC’s Take
The Industrial Internet Consortium ( … Read More → "Who – or What – is Trustworthy?"