Embedded Systems Security Book

Embedded Systems Security


  • Author : David Kleidermacher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-03-16
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123868862

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Embedded Systems Security Excerpt :

Front Cover; Dedication; Embedded Systems Security: Practical Methods for Safe and Secure Softwareand Systems Development; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; About this Book; Audience; Organization; Approach; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 -- Introduction to Embedded Systems Security; 1.1What is Security?; 1.2What is an Embedded System?; 1.3Embedded Security Trends; 1.4Security Policies; 1.5Security Threats; 1.6Wrap-up; 1.7Key Points; 1.8 Bibliography and Notes; Chapter 2 -- Systems Software Considerations; 2.1The Role of the Operating System; 2.2Multiple Independent Levels of Security.

Security in Embedded Devices Book

Security in Embedded Devices


  • Author : Catherine H. Gebotys
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-12-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 1441915303

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Security in Embedded Devices Excerpt :

Although security is prevalent in PCs, wireless communications and other systems today, it is expected to become increasingly important and widespread in many embedded devices. For some time, typical embedded system designers have been dealing with tremendous challenges in performance, power, price and reliability. However now they must additionally deal with definition of security requirements, security design and implementation. Given the limited number of security engineers in the market, large background of cryptography with which these standards are based upon, and difficulty of ensuring the implementation will also be secure from attacks, security design remains a challenge. This book provides the foundations for understanding embedded security design, outlining various aspects of security in devices ranging from typical wireless devices such as PDAs through to contactless smartcards to satellites.

Practical Embedded Security Book

Practical Embedded Security


  • Author : Timothy Stapko
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 0080551319

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Practical Embedded Security Excerpt :

The great strides made over the past decade in the complexity and network functionality of embedded systems have significantly enhanced their attractiveness for use in critical applications such as medical devices and military communications. However, this expansion into critical areas has presented embedded engineers with a serious new problem: their designs are now being targeted by the same malicious attackers whose predations have plagued traditional systems for years. Rising concerns about data security in embedded devices are leading engineers to pay more attention to security assurance in their designs than ever before. This is particularly challenging due to embedded devices’ inherent resource constraints such as limited power and memory. Therefore, traditional security solutions must be customized to fit their profile, and entirely new security concepts must be explored. However, there are few resources available to help engineers understand how to implement security measures within the unique embedded context. This new book from embedded security expert Timothy Stapko is the first to provide engineers with a comprehensive guide to this pivotal topic. From a brief review of basic security concepts, through clear explanations of complex issues such as choosing the best cryptographic algorithms for embedded utilization, the reader is provided with all the information needed to successfully produce safe, secure embedded devices. The ONLY book dedicated to a comprehensive coverage of embedded security! Covers both hardware- and software-based embedded security solutions for preventing and dealing with attacks Application case studies support practical explanations of all key topics, including network protocols, wireless and cellular communications, languages (Java and C/++), compilers, web-based interfaces, cryptography, and an entire section on SSL

Embedded Security in Cars Book

Embedded Security in Cars


  • Author : Kerstin Lemke
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-03-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540284284

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Embedded Security in Cars Excerpt :

Most innovations in the car industry are based on software and electronics, and IT will soon constitute the major production cost factor. It seems almost certain that embedded IT security will be crucial for the next generation of applications. Yet whereas software safety has become a relatively well-established field, the protection of automotive IT systems against manipulation or intrusion has only recently started to emerge. Lemke, Paar, and Wolf collect in this volume a state-of-the-art overview on all aspects relevant for IT security in automotive applications. After an introductory chapter written by the editors themselves, the contributions from experienced experts of different disciplines are structured into three parts. "Security in the Automotive Domain" describes applications for which IT security is crucial, like immobilizers, tachographs, and software updates. "Embedded Security Technologies" details security technologies relevant for automotive applications, e.g., symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, and wireless security. "Business Aspects of IT Systems in Cars" shows the need for embedded security in novel applications like location-based navigation systems and personalization. The first book in this area of fast-growing economic and scientific importance, it is indispensable for both researchers in software or embedded security and professionals in the automotive industry.

Secure Smart Embedded Devices  Platforms and Applications Book

Secure Smart Embedded Devices Platforms and Applications


  • Author : Konstantinos Markantonakis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-09-14
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461479154

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New generations of IT users are increasingly abstracted from the underlying devices and platforms that provide and safeguard their services. As a result they may have little awareness that they are critically dependent on the embedded security devices that are becoming pervasive in daily modern life. Secure Smart Embedded Devices, Platforms and Applications provides a broad overview of the many security and practical issues of embedded devices, tokens, and their operation systems, platforms and main applications. It also addresses a diverse range of industry/government initiatives and considerations, while focusing strongly on technical and practical security issues. The benefits and pitfalls of developing and deploying applications that rely on embedded systems and their security functionality are presented. A sufficient level of technical detail to support embedded systems is provided throughout the text, although the book is quite readable for those seeking awareness through an initial overview of the topics. This edited volume benefits from the contributions of industry and academic experts and helps provide a cross-discipline overview of the security and practical issues for embedded systems, tokens, and platforms. It is an ideal complement to the earlier work, Smart Cards Tokens, Security and Applications from the same editors.

The Hardware Hacking Handbook Book

The Hardware Hacking Handbook


  • Author : Jasper van Woudenberg
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-21
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593278755

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The Hardware Hacking Handbook takes you deep inside embedded devices to show how different kinds of attacks work, then guides you through each hack on real hardware. Embedded devices are chip-size microcomputers small enough to be included in the structure of the object they control, and they’re everywhere—in phones, cars, credit cards, laptops, medical equipment, even critical infrastructure. This means understanding their security is critical. The Hardware Hacking Handbook takes you deep inside different types of embedded systems, revealing the designs, components, security limits, and reverse-engineering challenges you need to know for executing effective hardware attacks. Written with wit and infused with hands-on lab experiments, this handbook puts you in the role of an attacker interested in breaking security to do good. Starting with a crash course on the architecture of embedded devices, threat modeling, and attack trees, you’ll go on to explore hardware interfaces, ports and communication protocols, electrical signaling, tips for analyzing firmware images, and more. Along the way, you’ll use a home testing lab to perform fault-injection, side-channel (SCA), and simple and differential power analysis (SPA/DPA) attacks on a variety of real devices, such as a crypto wallet. The authors also share insights into real-life attacks on embedded systems, including Sony’s PlayStation 3, the Xbox 360, and Philips Hue lights, and provide an appendix of the equipment needed for your hardware hacking lab – like a multimeter and an oscilloscope – with options for every type of budget. You’ll learn: How to model security threats, using attacker profiles, assets, objectives, and countermeasures Electrical basics that will help you understand communication interfaces, signaling, and measurement How to identify injection points for executing clock, voltage, electromagnetic, laser, and body-biasing fault attacks, as well as practical injection tips How to use t

Embedded Systems Book

Embedded Systems


  • Author : James K. Peckol
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-06-10
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 1079
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119457503

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Embedded Systems: A Contemporary Design Tool, Second Edition Embedded systems are one of the foundational elements of todays evolving and growing computer technology. From operating our cars, managing our smart phones, cleaning our homes, or cooking our meals, the special computers we call embedded systems are quietly and unobtrusively making our lives easier, safer, and more connected. While working in increasingly challenging environments, embedded systems give us the ability to put increasing amounts of capability into ever-smaller and more powerful devices. Embedded Systems: A Contemporary Design Tool, Second Edition introduces you to the theoretical hardware and software foundations of these systems and expands into the areas of signal integrity, system security, low power, and hardware-software co-design. The text builds upon earlier material to show you how to apply reliable, robust solutions to a wide range of applications operating in todays often challenging environments. Taking the users problem and needs as your starting point, you will explore each of the key theoretical and practical issues to consider when designing an application in todays world. Author James Peckol walks you through the formal hardware and software development process covering: Breaking the problem down into major functional blocks; Planning the digital and software architecture of the system; Utilizing the hardware and software co-design process; Designing the physical world interface to external analog and digital signals; Addressing security issues as an integral part of the design process; Managing signal integrity problems and reducing power demands in contemporary systems; Debugging and testing throughout the design and development cycle; Improving performance. Stressing the importance of security, safety, and reliability in the design and development of embedded systems and providing a balanced treatment of both the hardware and the software aspects, Embedded Systems: A Conte

Rugged Embedded Systems Book

Rugged Embedded Systems


  • Author : Augusto Vega
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release Date : 2016-12-08
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128026328

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Rugged Embedded Systems: Computing in Harsh Environments describes how to design reliable embedded systems for harsh environments, including architectural approaches, cross-stack hardware/software techniques, and emerging challenges and opportunities. A "harsh environment" presents inherent characteristics, such as extreme temperature and radiation levels, very low power and energy budgets, strict fault tolerance and security constraints, etc. that challenge the computer system in its design and operation. To guarantee proper execution (correct, safe, and low-power) in such scenarios, this contributed work discusses multiple layers that involve firmware, operating systems, and applications, as well as power management units and communication interfaces. This book also incorporates use cases in the domains of unmanned vehicles (advanced cars and micro aerial robots) and space exploration as examples of computing designs for harsh environments. Provides a deep understanding of embedded systems for harsh environments by experts involved in state-of-the-art autonomous vehicle-related projects Covers the most important challenges (fault tolerance, power efficiency, and cost effectiveness) faced when developing rugged embedded systems Includes case studies exploring embedded computing for autonomous vehicle systems (advanced cars and micro aerial robots) and space exploration

Getting Started with Secure Embedded Systems Book

Getting Started with Secure Embedded Systems


  • Author : Alexandru Radovici
  • Publisher : Apress
  • Release Date : 2022-01-02
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 533
  • ISBN 10 : 1484277880

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Getting Started with Secure Embedded Systems Excerpt :

Build secure and reliable IoT applications for micro:bit and Raspberry Pi Pico by using Rust and Tock. One of the first Operating Systems written in Rust, Tock is designed to safely run multiple applications on low power devices, enabling you to build a secure foundation for IoT systems. It is an open-source OS that has recently gained popularity as companies such as Google[1] explore and integrate it into their products. This book guides you through the steps necessary to customize and integrate Tock into your devices. First, you'll explore the characteristics of Tock and how to run it on two of the most popular IoT platforms: micro:bit and Raspberry Pi Pico. You’ll also take a look at Rust and how to use it for building secure applications with Tock. The book focuses on the Tock kernel internals and presents the steps necessary to integrate new features. From simple drivers to the more complex asynchronous ones, you are provided with a detailed description of the Tock kernel API. Next, you'll review the Tock applications framework for C. Starting from simple Tock APIs to the more complex Inter-Process Communication system, this book provides a complete overview of the Tock application ecosystem. By taking a practical approach, Getting Started with Secure Embedded Systems provides a starting point for building a secure IoT foundation using the Tock Operating System. You will: Use Rust for embedded systems development Write applications and drivers for Tock Customize the Tock kernel for specific hardware platforms Set a solid base for building secure and reliable IoT applications Use Tock to ensure the security of your microcontrollers and integrate them into your projects Manage products that rely on Tock Who This Book Is For IoT system designers, developers, and integrators who are familiar with operating systems concepts. The book can also be suitable for people with less experience, who want to gain an overview of the latest hardware and software technologies

Authentication of Embedded Devices Book

Authentication of Embedded Devices


  • Author : Basel Halak
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030607692

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Authentication of Embedded Devices Excerpt :

This book provides comprehensive coverage of state-of-the-art integrated circuit authentication techniques, including technologies, protocols and emerging applications. The authors first discuss emerging solutions for embedding unforgeable identifies into electronics devices, using techniques such as IC fingerprinting, physically unclonable functions and voltage-over-scaling. Coverage then turns to authentications protocols, with a special focus on resource-constrained devices, first giving an overview of the limitation of existing solutions and then presenting a number of new protocols, which provide better physical security and lower energy dissipation. The third part of the book focuses on emerging security applications for authentication schemes, including securing hardware supply chains, hardware-based device attestation and GPS spoofing attack detection and survival. Provides deep insight into the security threats undermining existing integrated circuit authentication techniques; Includes an in-depth discussion of the emerging technologies used to embed unforgeable identifies into electronics systems; Offers a comprehensive summary of existing authentication protocols and their limitations; Describes state-of-the-art authentication protocols that provide better physical security and more efficient energy consumption; Includes detailed case studies on the emerging applications of IC authentication schemes.

Embedded Java Security Book

Embedded Java Security


  • Author : Mourad Debbabi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 10 : 9781846287114

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Embedded Java Security Excerpt :

This book is a comprehensive presentation of embedded Java security. It is compared with the security model of the Java 2 Standard Edition in order to view the impact of limited resources on security. No other book specifically addresses the topic of embedded Java security. Furthermore, the book provides hints and suggestions as ways for hardening security, and offers researchers and practitioners alike a broader and deeper understanding of the issues involved in embedded Java security, and – as a larger view - mobile devices security. The author is a well-known authority and expert in mobile computing and embedded devices.

Design Principles for Embedded Systems Book

Design Principles for Embedded Systems


  • Author : KCS Murti
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811632938

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Design Principles for Embedded Systems Excerpt :

The book is designed to serve as a textbook for courses offered to graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in electronics and electrical engineering and computer science. This book attempts to bridge the gap between electronics and computer science students, providing complementary knowledge that is essential for designing an embedded system. The book covers key concepts tailored for embedded system design in one place. The topics covered in this book are models and architectures, Executable Specific Languages – SystemC, Unified Modeling Language, real-time systems, real-time operating systems, networked embedded systems, Embedded Processor architectures, and platforms that are secured and energy-efficient. A major segment of embedded systems needs hard real-time requirements. This textbook includes real-time concepts including algorithms and real-time operating system standards like POSIX threads. Embedded systems are mostly distributed and networked for deterministic responses. The book covers how to design networked embedded systems with appropriate protocols for real-time requirements. Each chapter contains 2-3 solved case studies and 10 real-world problems as exercises to provide detailed coverage and essential pedagogical tools that make this an ideal textbook for students enrolled in electrical and electronics engineering and computer science programs.

Side Channel Analysis of Embedded Systems Book

Side Channel Analysis of Embedded Systems


  • Author : Maamar Ouladj
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 163
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030772222

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Side Channel Analysis of Embedded Systems Excerpt :

It has been more than 20 years since the seminal publications on side-channel attacks. They aim at extracting secrets from embedded systems while they execute cryptographic algorithms, and they consist of two steps, measurement and analysis. This book tackles the analysis part, especially under situations where the targeted device is protected by random masking. The authors explain advances in the field and provide the reader with mathematical formalizations. They present all known analyses within the same notation framework, which allows the reader to rapidly understand and learn contrasting approaches. It will be useful as a graduate level introduction, also for self-study by researchers and professionals, and the examples are taken from real-world datasets.

Introduction to Hardware Security and Trust Book

Introduction to Hardware Security and Trust


  • Author : Mohammad Tehranipoor
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-09-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 427
  • ISBN 10 : 1441980806

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Introduction to Hardware Security and Trust Excerpt :

This book provides the foundations for understanding hardware security and trust, which have become major concerns for national security over the past decade. Coverage includes security and trust issues in all types of electronic devices and systems such as ASICs, COTS, FPGAs, microprocessors/DSPs, and embedded systems. This serves as an invaluable reference to the state-of-the-art research that is of critical significance to the security of, and trust in, modern society’s microelectronic-supported infrastructures.

Handbook of FPGA Design Security Book

Handbook of FPGA Design Security


  • Author : Ted Huffmire
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-06-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 177
  • ISBN 10 : 9048191572

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Handbook of FPGA Design Security Excerpt :

The purpose of this book is to provide a practical approach to managing security in FPGA designs for researchers and practitioners in the electronic design automation (EDA) and FPGA communities, including corporations, industrial and government research labs, and academics. This book combines theoretical underpinnings with a practical design approach and worked examples for combating real world threats. To address the spectrum of lifecycle and operational threats against FPGA systems, a holistic view of FPGA security is presented, from formal top level speci?cation to low level policy enforcement mechanisms, which integrates recent advances in the ?elds of computer security theory, languages, compilers, and hardware. The net effect is a diverse set of static and runtime techniques that, working in coope- tion, facilitate the composition of robust, dependable, and trustworthy systems using commodity components. We wish to acknowledge the many people who helped us ensure the success of ourworkonrecon?gurablehardwaresecurity.Inparticular,wewishtothankAndrei Paun and Jason Smith of Louisiana Tech University for providing us with a Lin- compatible version of Grail+. We also wish to thank those who gave us comments on drafts of this book, including Marco Platzner of the University of Paderborn, and Ali Irturk and Jason Oberg of the University of California, San Diego. This research was funded in part by National Science Foundation Grant CNS-0524771 and NSF Career Grant CCF-0448654.