Dr. Matthew Areno

Principal Engineer, Security Architecture and Engineering, Intel

Dr. Matthew Areno is a Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation in the Security Architecture and Engineering group. Areno completed his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Utah State University in 2007 and took a position with Sandia National Labs. At Sandia, he focused on vulnerability assessment and reverse engineering of embedded systems primarily utilizing ARM-core processors. During this time, he completed his PhD at the University of New Mexico with work on strengthening embedded system security through the use of PUF-enhanced cryptographic units. In 2013, Areno took a position with Raytheon Cyber Security Innovations in Austin, Texas; he served as a Chief Architect for various anti-tamper solutions, with specific expertise in establishing trust in COTS equipment. He joined Intel in 2019 and is now the lead of the Security Assurance and Cryptography group. Areno holds several patents and has numerous publications in hardware security, system design, and PUF technologies.

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