Issue No. 10 - October (2010 vol. 43)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2010.284
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.
F. Koushanfar, J. A. Roy and I. L. Markov, "Ending Piracy of Integrated Circuits," in Computer, vol. 43, no. , pp. 30-38, 2010.