[Cryptech Tech] New Avalanche board for Novena?

Fredrik Thulin fredrik at thulin.net
Fri Oct 3 11:45:39 UTC 2014

On Friday, October 03, 2014 08:42:12 PM Randy Bush wrote:
> [ off list ]
> > 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.

Why not? It has to be developed sometime, and retrofitting the key storage 
module in later seems more difficult to me than having it early on.

Just imagine a tamper boundary around the whole Novena including the expansion 
board ;)


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