PUF-based Integrated Solution IP
Solutions extended with core IPs - NeoPUF and OTP
Looking ahead at 2025, various research institutions have suggested that the overall development of the chip market is growing due to the large demand from AI, IoT, and consumer electronic devices. The increase in demand for IoT devices comes hand in hand with the need for information security. As a result, there is a growing realization for hardware security. PUFsecurity’s NeoPUF technology is based on eMemory’s physical unclonable function as its core. With both digital + analog designs, we provide basic, premium, and high-end options of our uncompromising silicon intellectual property solutions for various markets.
Embedded Hardware Security Solutions
Basic Solution: PUFrt
Tamper-Proof PUF-based Root of Trust
True Hardware RoT with tRNG, UID, Secure OTP
With PUF as the core, the root of trust provides a foundation of trust and security for the chip system. It also provides a 1024-bit identification code with a physical unclonable function and a true random number generator that complies with the NIST SP800-90B/SP-800-22 standard specifications. These help meet the encryption/decryption requirements of sensitive information and data, and achieve a certain level of data security protection. An additional 4096-bit secure storage space with physical unclonable function is provided for the key or sensitive information injected by the customer, which makes the original security and NeoFuse OTP more resistant to physical attacks.
Premium Solution: PUFiot
PUFrt-based Secure Co-processor
Crypto accelerator supports secure boot, OTA, TLS, key management
PUFiot was built on PUFrt after considering the fact that IoT products have encryption requirements for them to be easy to use with a focus on authentication. In addition to inheriting the advantages of PUFrt standard type, PUFiot also supports a hash algorithm (DMA) and elliptic curve passwords for the security needs of the IoT. In response to the demand for chip integration, this product also supports general bus protocols such as AXI/AMBA and provides a more user-friendly interface. Moreover, based on the increasing security needs of the Chinese market, PUFiot allows configuration according to the Chinese Standard Public Algorithms SM2 and SM3 issued by The Office of Security Commercial Code Administration (OSCCA).
High-end Solution: PUFse
PUFiot-based Secure Element
Secure co-processor integrated with PUF-protected Flash
The determinant of hardware security lies in its ability to achieve a wide enough security boundary. Advance functions such as security computing, asset management, key storage, and permission control are all implemented in PUFse (secure element). This product not only provides hardware security functions, but also provides software solutions such as firmware protection, online update, and secure boot. It is a comprehensive solution for security chips. Unlike traditional pure digital secure elements, PUFse inherits the trust foundation of PUFrt and the friendly user face of PUFiot. Moreover, it can provide a complete solution for both digital and similar hybrids. Using PUFse is equivalent to using embedded security chips responsible for the security operation of the entire system, with related software and firmware support, which helps decrease the time needed for customer integration and software development, as well as achieves the goal of security and autonomy.
Secure Embedded Flash: PUFflash
PUFrt-based Secure Embedded Flash
Secure storage supports XIP
After factoring the MCU microcontroller application scenarios and cost, many chip designers use embedded NVM (embedded flash) to complete their microcontroller design. PUFflash helps secure embedded flash by enabling data reading/writing since it works with fab to integrate PUFrt into embedded flash. The advantage of PUFflash lies in its ability to use the physical unclonable function of PUF. It does not require complex standard algorithms but can achieve address obfuscation and data masking for data writing. Furthermore, it is the secure embedded flash with the best performance.