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Demonstrating end point security in embedded systems

  • Patrick Schaumont
  • Eric Simpson
  • Pengyuan Yu
Chapter
Part of the Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR)

Abstract

This chapter describes a demonstrator for end-point security in a video peripheral. The demonstrator enables a third party to securely display a message, stored on a compact flash card, on a video monitor attached to the system. The message is personalized to a specific instance of the display platform and cannot be copied, modified, or cloned. The message is only decoded just before rendering the message on the video display. The chapter describes architectural enhancements to hardware and software to implement end-point security. The resulting system effectively implements a secure ’tunnel’: a trusted path from the compact flash memory up to the pins of the VGA connector. The chapter also presents a suitable security protocol to support end-point security services, and it presents a design methodology to implement this concept.

Keywords

Advance Encryption Standard Stream Cipher Online Phase Video Messaging Secure Video 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ECE DepartmentVirginia TechBlacksburgUSA

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