[Cryptech Tech] New Avalanche board for Novena?

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Fri Oct 3 11:42:12 UTC 2014

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> Nope. Since Leif suggested having this, let Leif specify size and use
> case need for speed. But any serial eeprom or flash device should be
> pretty easy to use for experimental purposes.
> The thing is, if we want to do this prooperly we would also need to
> have a battery backed dram (256 bits or so) that can be killed via a
> switch.

why are we going down this path on the novena board?  this seems like
it's a real board design, and belongs on the tamper wrapped carrier with
the fpga and arm.

>> Yes, but I guess eventually we will have "many" tampering protection
>> pins. Temperature, light, switch etc.
>> We can start with a panic button one, as a proof of concept.
> Yes, a GPIO input pin that the FPGA can use as a dector.

do you really want to put that in the fpga as opposed to the arm?


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