Do You Trust Your Chip?
Lecture
Do You Trust Your Chip? 

Open to the Public

Date

Time 06:30pm - 08:00pm

Location NYUAD Campus, Conference Center

Ubiquity of electronic devices—mostly smart ones with electronic chips embedded in them—is attributed to the desire to improve the quality of our lives, but can we really trust these chips? Driven by cost-conscious consumer electronics, outsourcing of various crucial steps in chip design and fabrication is forcing chip designers and users to re-assess their trust in hardware. Chips are increasingly prone to hardware-level threats such as reverse engineering, counterfeiting, Intellectual Property (IP) piracy, and malicious tampering (i.e., hardware trojans).

This talk covers various forms of threats that the electronic chip supply chain is up against as well as defenses that the research community has developed, including recent efforts from NYU Abu Dhabi to design a prototype—the first chip resilient to hardware-level threats due to its built-in defense at the hardware-level.

Image: NYUAD

 

Speaker

Ozgur Sinanoglu Associate Dean of Engineering for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NYUAD

Hosted by

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

Center for Cyber Security