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Poster

Single-Device Threshold Implementations

October 29, 2020

Presenters

Apostol Vassilev

Description

Abstract: In this poster, we present the standardization effort on threshold implementation approaches for implementing the advanced encryption standard (AES) in hardware chips. AES is pervasive in today's IT devices, but the secret keys can be stolen by resourceful adversaries who exploit side-channels in the implementations. The single-device threshold implementation approach mitigates such attacks, by raising the bar exponentially for needed resources to overcome the defenses in practical models. We describe the challenges facing our standardization initiative.

Presented at

NIST-ITL Virtual Science Day 2020 (October 29) -- Presentation over video-conference.

Joint work with Luís Brandão

Parent Project

See: Masked Circuits for Block-ciphers

Related Topics

Security and Privacy: cryptography, testing & validation

Created November 18, 2020, Updated December 16, 2020