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Ending Piracy of Integrated Circuits
October 2010 (vol. 43 no. 10)
pp. 30-38
Jarrod A. Roy, IBM Corp
Farinaz Koushanfar, Rice University
Igor L. Markov, University of Michigan
An effective technique to combat IC piracy is to render infringement impractical by making physical tampering unprofitable and attacks computationally infeasible. EPIC accomplishes this using a novel low-overhead combinational chip-locking system and a chip-activation protocol based on public-key cryptography.

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Jarrod A. Roy, Farinaz Koushanfar, Igor L. Markov, "Ending Piracy of Integrated Circuits," Computer, vol. 43, no. 10, pp. 30-38, Oct. 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.284
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