Search results for: side-channel attacks

Network vulnerabilities IT admins can use to protect their network

Being able to adapt to change is one of the most important abilities in security today, mostly because attacks to defend against are able to do the same. The sophistication of current threats is mainly seen in their skill to adjust based on the weaknesses of the environment they are targeting. In this post, we will try to see networks the way attackers see them — through their vulnerabilities — and turn these around into … More

Google unveils source code for Chrome encryption extension

Google has made publicly available the source code for a new Chrome extension that helps users encrypt, decrypt, digitally sign, and verify signed messages within the browser using OpenPGP. The extension, dubbed End-To-End, has not yet been released in the Chrome Web Store. “We’re just sharing the code so that the community can test and evaluate it, helping us make sure that it’s as secure as it needs to be before people start relying on … More

Securing the Virtual Environment

As more and more data is moved into virtual environments the need to secure them becomes increasingly important. Useful for service providers as well as enterprise and small business IT professionals the book offers a broad look across virtualization used in various industries as well as a narrow view of vulnerabilities unique to virtual environments. A companion DVD is included with recipes and testing scripts. Securing the Virtual Environment: Examines the difference in a virtual … More

Washington D.C. workshop on side-channel analysis attacks on embedded devices

Cryptography Research will hold a one-day workshop about how to thwart attacks on embedded devices like mobile communication systems. The workshop is entitled: “An Introduction to Side-Channel Analysis, SPA, DPA and Timing Attacks” and will take place at the Crowne Plaza Washington DC/Silver Spring Hotel on August 14, 2008. This is the third in a series of embedded system security workshops CRI has run this year. Participants will get up to speed on side-channel attacks, … More

Cryptography Research leads five speaking sessions at RSA Conference 2007

Cryptography Research announced that company executives will lead five presentations throughout the week at the 16th Annual RSA Conference, February 5-9, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. CRI will lead a pre-conference one-day tutorial entitled “Securing Devices from Side-Channel Attacks: An Introduction to Timing Attacks, Simple Power Analysis (SPA) and Differential Power Analysis (DPA)”. This workshop will examine timing attacks, simple power analysis and differential power analysis as security threats to smart cards and … More