GB2375418B - Method and apparatus for secure configuration of a field programmable gate array - Google Patents

Method and apparatus for secure configuration of a field programmable gate array

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Publication number
GB2375418B
GB2375418B GB0219278A GB0219278A GB2375418B GB 2375418 B GB2375418 B GB 2375418B GB 0219278 A GB0219278 A GB 0219278A GB 0219278 A GB0219278 A GB 0219278A GB 2375418 B GB2375418 B GB 2375418B
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apparatus
method
programmable gate
gate array
field programmable
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GB0219278A
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GB0219278D0 (en )
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Thomas A Kean
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Algotronix Ltd
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Algotronix Ltd
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F21/00Security arrangements for protecting computers, components thereof, programs or data against unauthorised activity
    • G06F21/70Protecting specific internal or peripheral components, in which the protection of a component leads to protection of the entire computer
    • G06F21/71Protecting specific internal or peripheral components, in which the protection of a component leads to protection of the entire computer to assure secure computing or processing of information
    • G06F21/76Protecting specific internal or peripheral components, in which the protection of a component leads to protection of the entire computer to assure secure computing or processing of information in application-specific integrated circuits [ASICs] or field-programmable devices, e.g. field-programmable gate arrays [FPGAs] or programmable logic devices [PLDs]
GB0219278A 1999-12-22 2000-12-22 Method and apparatus for secure configuration of a field programmable gate array Expired - Fee Related GB2375418B (en)

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GB9930145A GB9930145D0 (en) 1999-12-22 1999-12-22 Method and apparatus for secure configuration of a field programmable gate array
US18111800 true 2000-02-08 2000-02-08
PCT/GB2000/004988 WO2001046810A1 (en) 1999-12-22 2000-12-22 Method and apparatus for secure configuration of a field programmable gate array

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GB0219278D0 GB0219278D0 (en) 2002-09-25
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GB2375418B true GB2375418B (en) 2004-06-23

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US5970142A (en) * 1996-08-26 1999-10-19 Xilinx, Inc. Configuration stream encryption
WO2000049717A2 (en) * 1999-02-19 2000-08-24 Xilinx, Inc. Method and apparatus for protecting proprietary configuration data for programmable logic devices
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WO1997025675A1 (en) * 1996-01-10 1997-07-17 John Philip Griffits A secure pay-as-you-use system for computer software
US5970142A (en) * 1996-08-26 1999-10-19 Xilinx, Inc. Configuration stream encryption
WO1998040853A1 (en) * 1997-03-13 1998-09-17 Bull Cp8 Method for storing and operating sensitive information in a security module, and associated security module
WO2000049717A2 (en) * 1999-02-19 2000-08-24 Xilinx, Inc. Method and apparatus for protecting proprietary configuration data for programmable logic devices
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US7747025B1 (en) 2005-11-22 2010-06-29 Xilinx, Inc. Method and apparatus for maintaining privacy of data decryption keys in configuration bitstream decryption

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