WHEN software IP protection becomes a major concern
Updated: Jul 14, 2021
Most of the time electronics device manufacturing is outsourced throughout the world. In this context, software IP protection becomes a major concern.
How to make MCU-based devices supply chain and manufacturing more secure by protecting developer software IP, thus avoiding counterfeited parts and overproduction?
TOPS plug&go is adapted for each dedicated project, which means for a given type of programming machine and a given type of MCU, and provides a full range of services:
✅ Secure channel between the software IP owner and the programming facility
✅ Secure storage of the software IP and complete control during remote manufacturing
✅ Secure programming up to the MCU in standalone mode
✅ Secure generation of secret data: unique password, secret keys, certificates
✅ Secure provisioning: keys and certificates injection into the MCU
✅ Secure commissioning of the application server
✅ Signed batch report to control the number of programmed devices