MediaTek selects Sansa Security for mobile processors

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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MediaTek Selects Sansa Security for Its Next-Generation Mobile Processors

  • Sansa Silicon for TrustZone Provides MediaTek With a Security Subsystem That Establishes Trust Between Users, Devices and Service Providers

SANTA CLARA, CA — Sansa Security, a leading provider of embedded security technologies, today announced that Sansa Silicon for TrustZone® has been selected by MediaTek for use in its next-generation mobile processors. MediaTek is a pioneering semiconductor company and market leader in cutting-edge Systems on Chip (SoC) for wireless communications, smart TV and connectivity.

“Today’s feature-rich mobile devices have to address an ever-growing set of security requirements specific to the multiple uses of devices and the cloud services engaging with them,” said Jeffrey Ju, Senior Vice President of MediaTek. “Sansa Silicon for TrustZone provides the architecture and toolset that allows us to rapidly rollout secure mobile processors to our customers that will enable protection for content, mobile payments, and interaction with IoT devices.”

“Sansa Silicon collaborates with MediaTek chip architects to trade off area, power, performance or robustness in a flexible manner, and to design secure and cost-effective chipsets for tomorrow’s mobile devices,” said Coby Sella, CEO for Sansa Security. “Our collaboration with MediaTek holds great promise for end users. Together, as leaders in our respective industries, our partnership will enhance the end-user experience and give our customers peace of mind knowing that their next-generation devices are trustworthy and secure.”

About Sansa Silicon for TrustZone

Sansa Silicon offers multiple levels of protection and provides all the tools required for a variety of security scenarios, including device integrity, HD content, encryption and provisioning. Embedded at the silicon level, Sansa Silicon serves as the infrastructure for all security-related use cases running on the chipset. This subsystem is comprised of hardware, firmware and tools handling cryptography, root of trust, lifecycle management, secure boot, key management, secure storage and more. Sansa Silicon is already helping manufacturers quickly design and build a variety of connected devices that are customizable, compliant with security standards and industry requirements, efficient, and field proven. To date, Sansa Silicon is in more than a quarter billion devices around the world.

Sansa Silicon for TrustZone is a complete silicon security subsystem and consists of the hardware IP, firmware and other tools that serve the security needs of IC vendors, OEMs and the device ecosystem. Sansa Silicon for TrustZone is interoperable out of the box with the Sansa Provisioning trust platform and supports Sansa Security’s dynamically manageable trust model both in the field and in the device manufacturing environment.
In addition to enabling compliance with security requirements defined by Android, Global Platform, multiple NIST standards, premium audio-visual content owners and others, Sansa Silicon for TrustZone is able to evolve as devices are increasingly equipped with enhanced capabilities for handling computational bandwidth, cloud and local storage access throughputs.