Rambus Signs License Agreement for Its DPA Countermeasures to Beijing Tongfang Microelectronics Co., Ltd.

Mar 20, 2018 09:00 am
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- 

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with Beijing Tongfang Microelectronics Co., Ltd., a fabless chip design company focusing on smart cards and related technologies. The agreement includes the use of Rambus patents such as Differential Power Analysis (DPA) Countermeasures, which protect devices and integrated circuits against DPA and other related side-channel attacks. Specific terms of the agreement are confidential.

"We are excited to deliver critical technology for protecting sensitive keys and data to Beijing Tongfang Microelectronics Co., Ltd.," said Bret Sewell, senior vice president and general manager of the Rambus Security Division.

Developed by Rambus Cryptography Research, DPA countermeasures incorporate extensive software, hardware and protocol techniques that protect devices from side-channel attacks, which are implemented in tamper-resistant products used in various applications.

For more information on DPA Countermeasures, visit www.rambus.com/security/dpa-countermeasures/.

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About Rambus Security

Rambus Security is dedicated to providing a secure foundation for a connected world. Our innovative solutions span areas including tamper resistance, network security, mobile payment, smart ticketing and trusted transaction services. Rambus foundational technologies protect nearly nine billion licensed products annually, providing secure access to data and creating an economy of digital trust between our customers and their customer base. Additional information is available at rambus.com/security.

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Dedicated to making data faster and safer, Rambus creates innovative hardware, software and services that drive technology advancements from the data center to the mobile edge. Our architecture licenses, IP cores, chips, software, and services span memory and interfaces, security, and emerging technologies to positively impact the modern world. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading chip and system designers, foundries, and service providers. Integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, our products and technologies power and secure diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT) security, mobile payments, and smart ticketing. For more information, visit rambus.com.

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