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[February 27, 2013]
Cryptography Research and EchoStar signs license agreement for CryptoFirewall security technology
Feb 27, 2013 (WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS via COMTEX) -- Cryptography Research (CRI), a division of Rambus Inc (Nasdaq:RMBS) and a semiconductor security research and development company, announced on Tuesday the signing of a license agreement with EchoStar Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq:SATS), a provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions, to adopt the Cryptography Research CryptoFirewall security core for use with EchoStar set-top box technologies to protect against TV signal theft.
Financial details of the agreement were not available.
The company said that the CryptoFirewall core is a self-contained ASIC security core that provides a secure hardware foundation for signal security applications, adding that the core is designed to protect cryptographic keys and computations within a chip even if surrounding components are compromised.
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