Secure Boot on the iMX6 – Part 2

2020-05-27T16:56:45+01:00

Secure Boot on the i.MX6 - Part 2 Secure Boot on the i.MX6 - Part 2 With embedded systems safety such a hot topic right now, we’re looking at the secure boot on the i.MX6 - one of electronics’ most popular processors. Part one was really an introduction to the secure boot process, examining it in detail. Here, in the second instalment of our 3-part series, we cover managing the hardware, the pitfalls of the secure boot process, and authentication. Secure Boot on the i.MX6 – Leveraging the Hardware It’s a suite of hardware - you have secure storage, you have one-time storage, you have hardware-accelerated cryptography. Algorithms can be hardware-accelerated which combine to make a speedy and secure boot process. Part [...]

Secure Boot on the iMX6 – Part 22020-05-27T16:56:45+01:00

Secure Boot on the iMX6 – Part 1

2020-05-28T09:36:26+01:00

Secure Boot on the iMX6 - Part 1 Secure Boot on the i.MX6 - Part 1 With the proliferation of IoT – spanning just about everything from smart cities to hardware devices to wireless jewellery – the need to prioritise information security in secure embedded systems has never been greater. The secure boot process is one of the foundation stones of software development best practice. It’s a complex, necessary part of your application program’s anti-malware fortress. In this 3-part series, we’re taking an in-depth look at the secure boot protocol, and will also tell you our top tips for executing secure boot on one of the most popular processors in electronics – the i.MX6. What is Secure Boot? Secure boot is a [...]

Secure Boot on the iMX6 – Part 12020-05-28T09:36:26+01:00