"The success of the blockchain system depends on the security of the user's interaction with the distributed database," said Stefan Rueping, Senior Principal Security Chip Architecture at Infineon Technologies. "Infineon's Blockchain Security 2Go Starter Kit allows you to quickly develop cost-effective access solutions based on security tokens or embedded security chips that significantly increase security and trust, both of which are critical to the successful adoption of blockchain-based services. "
The boot kit contains five NFC smart cards based on Infineon's security controller with blockchain encryption capabilities for several blockchains. In addition, an & # 39; open source Android app is provided for the Ethereum and Smart contract examples. NFC smart cards help blockchain system designers to easily integrate hardware-based security and quickly develop the first blockchain application prototypes. Security tokens, be they smart cards, dongles or mobile device solutions, allow users to securely generate unique private and public key pairs, authenticate with PIN and sign their data and digital transactions. All user credentials can be stored in the security controller and thus protected against remote attacks on software or microarchitecture and in particular from physical attacks in the event that the token is stolen or lost.
The Infineon Blockchain Security 2Go start-up kit will be available in the first quarter of 2019. In addition to the collaboration, Infineon announced with Xain the use of the AURIX microcontroller with integrated hardware security module to enable blockchain applications in the car , which NE has outlined in its last cover function that you can read here
For more information about Infineon's work in the blockchain space, visit www.infineon.com/blockchain.