The rise of the smartphone and the emergence of 'intelligent connected devices' ranging from smart meters to ticketing systems and vending machines highlights the need for enhanced security on low power devices, and elliptic curve cryptography
addresses that need.
Freescale is using the elliptic curve cryptography
library in Mocana NanoCrypto for its ZigBee Smart Energy 2 software stack, which runs on their Kinetis MCUs, including their new KW20 wireless MCU, to quickly generate the encryption keys used to secure communications between two ZigBee nodes.
The service uses Certicom's Device Certificate Authority to issue Elliptic Curve Qu Vanstone (ECQV) implicit certificates based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography
(ECC) to secure wireless data communications and authenticate smart metering devices.
Certicom's service is capable of issuing digital certificates based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography
(ECC), as well as legacy RSA.
The major emphasis is on elliptic curve cryptography
and RSA algorithm.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Certicom (TSX: CIC) today announced Security Builder API for Open Source to help OpenSSL developers easily add elliptic curve cryptography
(ECC) to their applications.
Windows Vista implements a next-generation cryptographic infrastructure, including support for elliptic curve cryptography
and other Suite B algorithms.
Utimaco, The Data Security Company, today unveiled support for Elliptic Curve Cryptography
Scheduled for November 13-15 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, Canada, the ECC Conference attracts security professionals, developers, product managers, CXOs, industry leaders, policy makers and security analysts to discuss the emerging uses of elliptic curve cryptography
(ECC) in addressing security needs in government and corporate organizations.
as well as more specialist algorithms such as Elliptic Curve Cryptography
Matt is a security professional of global stature with extensive experience in implementing Elliptic Curve Cryptography
(ECC)," said Dr.
Delivering Suite B compliant products required Fortress to incorporate commercial cryptographic algorithms - including Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) for encryption, Elliptic Curve Cryptography
(ECC) for digital signatures and key exchange, as well as hashing - into its existing Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) and National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) FIPS 140-2 certified security architecture.
Certicom closed the 2007 fiscal year with a record number of new design wins and succeeded in expanding into new territories with our leading Elliptic Curve Cryptography
solutions," said Bernard Crotty, Certicom's President and Chief Executive Officer.