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Security Considerations for Conducted and Radiated Emissions

Reid, Jason F., Senadji, Bouchra, & Tang, Tee G. (2005) Security Considerations for Conducted and Radiated Emissions. In Asia Pacific Symposium on EMC Taipei - APEMC 2005, Taipei, Taiwan.

Abstract

Useful information may be leaked by digital electronic circuits in their conducted and radiated electromagnetic emissions. The leakage signals can be captured and analysed using side-channel analysis techniques. This paper describes a current research project to explore the application of statistical analysis to measured electromagnetic emissions from a smart card system. Experimental results showed that logic state switching transient currents contain information related to the hamming weights of processed data. A differential side channel analysis (DSCA) technique was applied and it demonstrated that good correlation could be obtained when a correct sub-key was encountered.

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ID Code: 6756
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: Correlation Power Analysis, Side Channel Analysis, Smart Card Security, Electromagnetic Emissions, Switching Transients, Data Security
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DATA FORMAT (080400) > Data Format not elsewhere classified (080499)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:14

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