IAR Systems Simplifies IP Protection and Enables Mainstream Microcontroller Device Security

Latest version of security development tool C-Trust adds new ready-made Intellectual Property Protection Security Context and extends support to mainstream microcontroller devices

SAN JOSE, California, Oct. 8, 2019 — (PRNewswire) — IAR Systems®, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, has launched a new version of its security development tool C-Trust™. Version 1.30 adds a new Security Context Profile that automatically includes the configurations needed for basic device security and Intellectual Property (IP) protection. In addition, IAR Systems is very pleased to announce support for several devices from STMicroelectronics' STM32F4 and L4 families, as well as NXP Semiconductors' Kinetis K65 and K66 devices. The support of these extremely popular device families enables a huge number of existing applications to now have security integrated, both providing a simplified "on-ramp" to security for many OEMs, alongside enabling a rapid acceleration of security into existing marketplaces.

As embedded applications grow in complexity, software and other IP aspects continue to encompass the majority of a company's true value. These applications typically contain several man years of development efforts, and if this investment is not protected, it is substantially at risk of becoming stolen and copied, causing severe financial damage and posing an existential threat to companies. By implementing foundation security measures such as encrypting the codebase and setting manufacturing limits, companies can substantially reduce this risk.

C-Trust works as an extension to the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench® and enables application developers to deliver secure, encrypted code. The tool now includes a ready-made Security Context Profile for IP protection that automatically includes all the necessary security and encryption settings for providing the application with a baseline protection against illegal access and copying. The application code is automatically mastered and encrypted using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).

For companies who wants to customize or create their own Security Context Profiles, IAR Systems and Secure Thingz offer the recently launched Security from Inception Suite: a unique is a set of tools including the Security Development Environment Embedded Trust®, services and training to aid companies in ensuring they are successful in implementing the right level of security for their specific needs. Learn more at www.securethingz.com

"We have been listening to our customers to understand how we can best help them to start their security transition," says Stefan Skarin, CEO and President, IAR Systems. "What we have learned is that the need of protecting value in the form of IP is crucial, but at the same time, for those companies that are not ready to move into a secure microcontroller we need to help them find something that supports what they are already developing on. By adding support for some of the most popular microcontrollers used by our customers, we enable our global development partners to easily protect their existing applications, and reach a level of security that is sufficient as a starting point for ensuring their IP is not stolen or counterfeited."

Version 1.30 of the security development tool C-Trust is now available. Learn more at www.iar.com/ctrust

CONTACT:

IAR Systems contacts

Stefan Skarin, CEO, IAR Systems
Tel: +46-18-16-7800
E-mail: stefan.skarin@iar.com

This information was brought to you by Cision http://news.cision.com

https://news.cision.com/iar-systems/r/iar-systems-simplifies-ip-protection-and-enables-mainstream-microcontroller-device-security,c2926404

The following files are available for download:

Cision View original content: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/iar-systems-simplifies-ip-protection-and-enables-mainstream-microcontroller-device-security-300934004.html

SOURCE IAR Systems

Contact:
Company Name: IAR Systems




Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Editorial
More Editorial  
Latest Blog Posts
Colin WallsEmbedded Software
by Colin Walls
Variable declarations in C – plenty of pitfalls
Anupam BakshiAgnisys Automation Review
by Anupam Bakshi
AUGER: Celebrating Our Users
2021 EDACafe PredictionsEDACafe Editorial
by 2021 EDACafe Predictions
Atmosic Technologies Electronics Design Industry Predictions
Jobs
Senior Staff Field Application Engineer for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, California
Technical Product Manager- SISW-EDA 238452 for Siemens AG at Fremont, California
Business Operations Planner for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, California
Staff SerDes Applications Design Engineer for Xilinx at San Jose, California
Circuit Design & Layout Simulation Engineer - Co-Op (Spring 2021) for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, California
Senior HID Sensor Algorithm Architect for Apple Inc at Cupertino, California
Upcoming Events
DVCon U.S. 2021 at Virtual - Mar 1 - 4, 2021
IPC APEX EXPO 2021 Goes Virtual at - Mar 8 - 12, 2021
ISQED'21 - 22nd International Symposium at POB 607 Los Altos CA - Apr 7 - 9, 2021
ADAS Sensors 2021 at The Henry Hotel 300 Town Center Drive Dearborn MI - Apr 7 - 8, 2021



© 2021 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
670 Aberdeen Way, Milpitas, CA 95035
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise