On April 14, Kate Stewart, Vice President of Dependable Embedded Systems at the Linux Foundation, will give a presentation at RISC-V Forum: Security. At 9:15 – 9:25 am PST, Kate will give a talk titled, “Extending Security to Resource Constrained Devices.”
As we hear more in the news about supply chain attacks and the cost of them, the need to have trusted systems is growing in awareness. A large part of the problem is the lack of transparency on the software and hardware components that make up embedded systems, especially in the area of safety critical applications and establishing secure communications.
The Zephyr RTOS was started 5 years ago, with the goal of being a safe and secure RTOS for resource constrained devices that could be used where Linux is not an option. Some of the capabilities that the project has nurtured in order to have transparency and security for software on these constrained devices, can be extended these to the system and chip level with systems build on RISC-V. This can provide significant efficiencies in security, as well as a solid framework to be used in applications that have safety requirements.
To learn more about the forum agenda, visit the main conference page: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/riscv-forum-security/. It is free to register for RISC-V member and non-members. To register, click here.