Field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) provide the ability to integrate and support new protocols and standards with ease, as well as product customization, while still delivering rapid time-to-market. With the Internet and the global market, outsourcing manufacturing has become more popular, lending security unprecedented importance.

This white paper identifies top design security threats, explores advanced security options, and describes how new, low-cost Spartan-3A, Spartan-3AN, and Spartan-3A DSP FPGAs from Xilinx can help protect your products
and profits.