Mohit Arora to speak on Hardware and System Security in IoT Era at ISQED

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - February 24, 2016) - The 17th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), the premier electronic design quality conference, today announced an industry and panel to explore the challenges of Hardware and System Security in IoT Era. The panel includes members from Cisco SystemsFlorida Institute for CybersecurityIntelIntrinsic-IDMentor Graphics, and NXP Semiconductors and is moderated by Prof. Gang Qu of University of Maryland.

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“How Secure Is AES Against Brute Force Attacks?” Tops IoT stories of 2013 by EETIMES

Snippet from EETIMES “10 Top IoT Stories of 2013” Dated Jan-8th, 2014

“The most viewed IoT story of the year revealed readers’ curiosity is closely allied with a sense of insecurity. Mohit Arora, a security architect at Freescale, wrote an analysis with the provocative titleHow Secure Is AES Against Brute Force Attacks? that got 29,589 views.

You can breathe a sigh of relief. He concluded:

AES has never been cracked yet and is safe against any brute force attacks contrary to belief and arguments. However, the key size used for encryption should always be large enough that it could not be cracked by modern computers.

For Complete Story : How Secure is AES against Brute Force Attacks“ (eetimes)

Book Review by Clive Maxfield

Clive Maxfield, Editor, EETIMES covers Book Review “The Art of Hardware Architecture”.


This is an unusual book in a number of respects. For example, there are a lot of books out there that purport to talk about design techniques; but when you get right down to the “nitty-gritty”, many of them turn out to be largely theoretical in nature. By comparison, The Art of Hardware Architecture is firmly focused on describing and solving real-world problems using tried-and-true techniques. Read Complete Review