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An ASIC to highlight the latest innovations in component security
VASCO 2 (ASIC vehicle for component security) integrates innovative, patented hardware security building blocks on 22 nm FD-SOI silicon. It enables all types of standard or customized tests to validate these technologies in operational conditions in order to prepare a transfer to industry.
VASCO 2 highlights the relevance and characteristics of these hardware block for industry by matching current challenges in hardware security:
Performance (power consumption, cycle time, surface) and security (analysis of side-channels, laser fault injection EM fault injection) have been characterized in real conditions.
The hardware security intellectual property developed in VASCO 2 can be applied to:
• Electronic components for embedded artificial intelligence
• Smart cards (SIM, banking, identity)
• Electronic calculators for the automotive industry
• Medical devices
• Industrial electronics
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.