AMASIVE: An Adaptable and Modular Autonomous Side-Channel Vulnerability Evaluation Framework
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Over the last decades computer aided engineering (CAE) tools have been developed and improved in order to ensure a short time-to-market in the chip design business. Up to now, these design tools do not yet support a design strategy for the development of side-channel resistant hardware implementations. In this chapter we introduce a novel engineering framework named AMASIVE (Adaptable Modular Autonomous SIde-Channel Vulnerability Evaluator), which supports the designer in implementing side-channel hardened devices. An attacker model is introduced for the analysis and the evaluation of a given cryptographic design in regard to application-specific vulnerabilities and exploitations. We demonstrate its application to a hardware implementation of the block cipher PRESENT.
KeywordsSecurity Analysis Block Cipher Attack Model Leakage Model Hypothesis Function
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