Tag Archives: crypto

Q&A: How to generate and protect keys in Java Card?

Cryptographic keys are often at the heart of Java Card applications, which often rely on cryptography to protect their data in storage and/or communication. Keys therefore become the most sensitive pieces of data in such applications. All evaluators know that, as getting the values of secret/private keys is the ultimate goal of a security evaluation. […]

DPA is annoying (again?)

I am currently in Limoges, visiting the University to work on a collaborative research project. The buzz in the computer science department is that Christophe Clavier, one of their researchers, has just won the DPA contest, organized at CHES. And of course, I took the opportunity to discuss that with him. I won’t even start […]