Join us for our upcoming SAFARI Live Seminar.
Date: Tuesday, August 29 2023, 15:00 Zurich time (CEST)
Where: Livestream on YouTube (Link)
Title: High-Performance and Crash-Recoverable Security Support for Emerging Memory Architectures
Security is becoming a top-priority design requirement in computing systems. It is critical to rethink today’s data protection mechanisms for future memory technologies with security. For instance, the integrity and confidentiality of data while off-chip is crucial due to untrusted supply chains and limited physical environment control near data/computations (e.g., cloud systems and edge devices). Moreover, new memory technologies such as non-volatile memories (NVMs) enable specific system features, such as persistent data storage, which necessitates and complicates data protection implementation. Examples of such challenges include ensuring recoverability, reliability of security metadata, availability, ultra-fast recovery, low write overheads and fast data persistence in secure persistent memories. We will discuss these challenges for implementing security for persistent memory and our contributions to overcome them during this talk. Furthermore, we will showcase some of the challenges for implementing security in hardware accelerators. Finally, I will touch on my vision for leveraging future memory technologies in next-generation computing systems.