Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

News

5/29/2012
01:25 PM
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Products and Releases
50%
50%

Elliptic Technologies Joins FIDO Alliance

Hardware Enforced Security with Elliptic's tVault(TM) Provides Seamless Protection of Authentication Secrets.

May 29, 2014 – Ottawa, CanadaElliptic Technologies, a leading provider of embedded security solutions for the connected world, today announced it has joined the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, an industry consortium bringing standards-based specifications for simpler, stronger authentication that define an open, scalable and interoperable set of mechanisms that reduce reliance on passwords providing easier authentication to online services.

As a leader in embedded security solutions and a FIDO Alliance member, Elliptic offers a wealth of products and expertise including authentication and confidentiality, programmable Root of Trust, embedded security modules and hardware-enforced security for Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs). With Elliptic’s flagship technology tVault™, which integrates seamlessly with various TEEs, user-installed applications can run on a device's main operating system, providing full features and access for users, while authentication secrets are protected in the TEE.

“The FIDO Alliance is proud of our associate member, Elliptic Technologies, for its dedication to the vision of industry standards for strong authentication. They join a powerful FIDO ecosystem vital to widespread adoption of interoperable, strong authentication that simplifies the user experience while raising security and privacy at the same time,” said Michael Barrett, FIDO Alliance president. “FIDO Alliance members embody the innovation that FIDO specifications enable. Elliptic joins FIDO Alliance members in rigorously defining and outlining the FIDO specifications, preparing all use cases for the public release of FIDO specifications later this year.”

“As the myriad of connected devices increases, enabling countless new services and endless possibilities to share and access content, secure authentication is crucial,” said Ogi Brkic, VP Marketing & Business Development, of Elliptic Technologies. “We are pleased to join the FIDO Alliance, and bring market leading security technology to the table that promotes the transition from passwords to deeper security standards based on robust, cryptography designs built right into the hardware.”

Elliptic has been developing market leading hardware and software security solutions for over ten years, implemented by device manufacturers, middleware providers and semiconductor manufacturers all over the world. To find out more on Elliptic’s solutions, visit: http://elliptictech.com/ 

About Elliptic Technologies 

Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of embedded security hardware cores and software to chipset vendors, device manufacturers, service and content providers. Elliptic’s highly integrated solutions enable the most efficient silicon design and highest levels of security for some of the world’s most popular products in markets such as mobile, networking, home entertainment, smart grid and automotive. Elliptic's hardware security cores enable designers to efficiently balance power, performance and cover a wide variety of cryptographic cores, public key accelerators, true random generators and protocol processors. Elliptic is leading the world in DRM and link protection solutions with flagship technology tVaultTM for downloading and sharing premium content between multiple devices, including Microsoft® PlayReady®, DTCP-IP and  HDCP SDKs built for “trusted execution environments” used in consumer electronics. The company has a global customer base and sales channels. To learn more about how Elliptic's security solutions enable the most efficient silicon design and highest levels of security for some of the world's most popular products, please visit www.elliptictech.com.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Threaded  |  Newest First  |  Oldest First
Commentary
How SolarWinds Busted Up Our Assumptions About Code Signing
Dr. Jethro Beekman, Technical Director,  3/3/2021
News
'ObliqueRAT' Now Hides Behind Images on Compromised Websites
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  3/2/2021
News
Attackers Turn Struggling Software Projects Into Trojan Horses
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  2/26/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win an Amazon Gift Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: George has not accepted that the technology age has come to an end.
Current Issue
2021 Top Enterprise IT Trends
We've identified the key trends that are poised to impact the IT landscape in 2021. Find out why they're important and how they will affect you today!
Flash Poll
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
Recent breaches of third-party apps are driving many organizations to think harder about the security of their off-the-shelf software as they continue to move left in secure software development practices.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-26814
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-06
Wazuh API in Wazuh from 4.0.0 to 4.0.3 allows authenticated users to execute arbitrary code with administrative privileges via /manager/files URI. An authenticated user to the service may exploit incomplete input validation on the /manager/files API to inject arbitrary code within the API service sc...
CVE-2021-27581
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-05
The Blog module in Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 build 5.5.3996 allows SQL injection via the tagname parameter.
CVE-2021-28042
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-05
Deutsche Post Mailoptimizer 4.3 before 2020-11-09 allows Directory Traversal via a crafted ZIP archive to the Upload feature or the MO Connect component. This can lead to remote code execution.
CVE-2021-28041
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-05
ssh-agent in OpenSSH before 8.5 has a double free that may be relevant in a few less-common scenarios, such as unconstrained agent-socket access on a legacy operating system, or the forwarding of an agent to an attacker-controlled host.
CVE-2021-3377
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-05
The npm package ansi_up converts ANSI escape codes into HTML. In ansi_up v4, ANSI escape codes can be used to create HTML hyperlinks. Due to insufficient URL sanitization, this feature is affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. This issue is fixed in v5.0.0.