Threats to hardware security are growing

Hardware attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated. There are several reasons this could be happening:

  • Security increasingly supported in hardware – Mistakes can introduce severe vulnerabilities
  • Complex interaction between security hardware and firmware/software – Thorough system-level verification is a challenge
  • Architectural vulnerabilities allow remote exploit – Dramatic increase of attack surface and scale

In this video for Help Net Security, Jason Oberg, CTO at Tortuga Logic, talks about the growing hardware security threats.

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