Accession Number : ADA588997


Title :   A 3D Split Manufacturing Approach to Trustworthy System Development


Descriptive Note : Research rept. 1 Mar 2010-30 Nov 2012


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA CENTER FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY STUDIES AND RESEARCH


Personal Author(s) : Valamehr, Jonathan ; Sherwood, Timothy ; Kastner, Ryan ; Marangoni-Simonsen, David ; Huffmire, Ted ; Irvine, Cynthia ; Levin, Timothy


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA588997


Report Date : 01 Dec 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 40


Abstract : Securing the supply chain of integrated circuits is of the utmost importance to computer security. In addition to counterfeit microelectronics, the theft or malicious modification of designs in the foundry can result in catastrophic damage to critical systems and large projects. In this Technical Report, we describe a 3D architecture that splits a design into two separate tiers: one tier that contains critical security functions is manufactured in a trusted foundry; another tier is manufactured in an unsecured foundry. We argue that a split manufacturing approach to hardware trust based on 3D integration is viable and provides several advantages over other approaches.


Descriptors :   *DATA PROCESSING SECURITY , CIRCUITS , CRYPTOGRAPHY , DAMAGE , EMBEDDED SYSTEMS , FOUNDRIES , FUNCTIONS , INTEGRATION , MANUFACTURING , MODIFICATION , SECURITY , SPLITTING , SUPPLIES , THEFT , VIABILITY


Subject Categories : Computer Systems Management and Standards


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE