Security is of increasing importance in embedded applications. This article discusses the serious consequences that security breaches can have across a wide range of applications and industry segments. It explains how the combination of an ARM processor, ARM TrustZone technology, and IBM Secure Processor Technology (SPT) can provide strong protection for the confidentiality and integrity of information against physical attack.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 6, No. 4, 2007