The authentication market is currently expanding from largely deployed brand protection, IT security and TPM solutions to now include the Internet of Things. Data issued from objects involved in smart grids, smart cities, smart homes, smart industry including the Industry 4.0 initiative, must be trusted. More and more connected devices are now adopting solutions based on secure elements similar to those used in printers, PCs, game controllers, phone accessories, batteries, and luxury goods.

ST offers a full ecosystem with turnkey solutions to ensure device identity, systems and network integrity, for customers cautious about their brand, or willing to rely on a safe and secure IoT. These ready-to-use solutions may be used as standalone chips in consumables such as ink cartridges or in conjunction with an application microcontroller such as an STM32 or a microprocessing unit (MPU).

STSAFE  Enabling end to end security

STSAFE-J100: Security-on-a-Chip for Smart Things with Certified Protection Profiles

Focused on providing state-of-the-art security for connected objects, the STSAFE-J100 gives to the objects an unalterable identity that can be authenticated. STSAFE-J100 also handles encrypted communications and provides secure storage. It is easily integrated in IoT devices like smart meters, data concentrators, and utility gateways. Device designers can take advantage of the freedom to create their own security profiles, or get to market faster using ST’s pre-certified profiles such as German BSI with STSAFE-J100-BS and French Enedis smart-utilities specifications.

To help customers take full advantage of this flexibility and ensure uncompromising protection to threat, ST provides secure device-personalization service. ST’s service is safe, cost-effective, and relieves customers of responsibility for secure programming, preventing exposure of keys and secrets, and distributing programmed devices.

Access to the BSI certificate of STSAFE-J100-BS.