Windows Embedded Compact Migration and End-of-Life Support

2020-05-28T09:34:02+01:00

Windows Embedded Compact Migration and End-of-Life Support Windows Embedded Compact Migration and End-of-Life Support New Series: Windows Embedded Compact Migration: What You Need to Know - Part 1 With end of life dates for Windows CE and Mobile OS, our new series Windows Embedded Compact Migration: What You Need to Know explores the key considerations when planning for the lack of support for Microsoft Embedded devices. Part 1: Windows Embedded Compact Migration and End-of-Life Windows Embedded Compact 6.0 has been available since 2006 and Windows Embedded Compact 7.0 dates back to 2011. For device manufacturers and software developers, there are several important dates in the platforms’ product lifecycles, especially when ‘mainstream’ and ‘extended' support ends. Mainstream support is available during system development [...]

Windows Embedded Compact Migration and End-of-Life Support2020-05-28T09:34:02+01:00

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