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Smart Cards, RFID tags and pufs: Is your smart hardware really secure?
Security is essential for smart card, RFID (contactless) and PUF (Physical Unclonable Function) devices mainly from the hardware and cryptographic views.
Hardware security is related to the problems of passive and active attacks and cryptographic security is related to the low resource requirements.
Physical devices are leaking information, including secret keys, passwords, aso, and it is important to know why, when and how to avoid it. Active attacks (faults) are also very important and we will address it. A large part of the module will be devoted to RFID security and their applications including e-passports, tags for commerce and identification.
The module will also give the new flavours from the main conferences related to the security of secure devices, including CHES, CARDIS, e-Smart, CRYPTO, EUROCRYPT, PKC, FSE... with direct applications for the industry and the design of secure devices including attacks and solutions against recent applications.

Training's objectives
This module is mainly devoted to the hardware (physical) and cryptographic security with a smooth side for software security. We assume that trainees know a little bit about smart cards (if no, contact us before the course, we will send you an introduction to the field). The remaining parts are self-containing.
An effective methodology to handle the main problems will be described.

Who should attend?
IT developers and architects, Security/IT managers, project managers, researchers and academics.

Key topics
RFID security - cryptography - hardware


Day 1

9.00 - 12.30 am
Introduction to Security of Smart Cards
by François Koeune, UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve

2.00 - 5.30 pm
Advanced Security for Smart Cards: from Theory to Practise
by François-Xavier Standaert, UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve



Day 2

9.00 - 12.30 am
RFID and Contactless Cards Security
by Gildas Avoine, UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve

2.00 - 3.30 pm
Introduction to the use of PUFs for Secure Key Storage and Anti-Counterfeiting
by Pim Tuyls, CTO, Intrinsic ID

3.45 - 4.45 pm
with Pim Tuyls and others instructors

4.45 - 5.30 pm
Smart Cards, RFID, PUF and Cryptography: Recent News about Security
by Pim Tuyls, CTO, Intrinsic ID


Module designed and coordinated by Jean-Jacques Quisquater, Head of the UCL Crypto Group, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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