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Cryptography Research and Tiempo announce agreement for differential power analysis countermeasures patents

September 22, 2010

Cryptography Research and Tiempo SAS today announced an agreement which will enable Tiempo to develop DPA countermeasures for use by licensees of Cryptography Research’s DPA patents.

“Tiempo clockless design technology is very well suited for secured low-power applications. Thanks to the use of Cryptography Research’s patented DPA countermeasures, Tiempo is now able to deliver what we consider to be the most secure and power efficient microcontroller and cryptoprocessor IP cores on the market,” said Serge Maginot, CEO at Tiempo, the leading provider of clockless IPs for smart security applications.

“There is growing demand for DPA-resistant cryptographic cores in a variety of security applications, with nearly five billion chips made annually under license from Cryptography Research. We are pleased that Tiempo has become an authorized developer to help supply solutions to this growing market,” said Carole Coplan, vice president of business development, tamper resistance solutions at Cryptography Research.

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