T&VS, a provider of software test and hardware verification solutions, and Embedded Security Solutions, a specialist embedded security consultancy, have announced a strategic partnership to provide asureSECURE a complete security solution from hardened SoC to software applications.
For hardware, T&VS brings to the partnership its proven expertise in verification and a track record of having successfully executed complex end-to-end verification projects for some of the leading semiconductor chip providers across the globe. ESS brings to the partnership many years of embedded security experience, firmly grounded in the semiconductor industry and the development of complex SoC devices. ESS offers a security architecture capability providing specifications at SoC and hardware IP level as well as product review services. TVS also brings expertise in both software testing and application security where TVS helps clients to develop secure applications and then test them to demonstrate they are secure.
The T&VS and ESS partnership is aimed at addressing the needs of semiconductor chip vendors and product manufacturers who are today facing increasing demands to adopt a stronger system wide security approach and need proven and reliable solutions capable of passing a variety of certifications. The joint expertise will help chip vendors and product manufacturers achieve first-pass silicon success reduce time-to-market, address the requirements of emerging market segments like IoT (Internet of Things) and systematically tackle the complexities introduced by increasingly demanding security requirements.
“T&VS and ESS have proven capabilities to execute SoC verification and security implementation turnkey projects respectively. The T&VS-ESS combination leverages this expertise to provide a full SoC implementation solution, The TVS software test and security expertise allows the partnership to offer full product security,” stated Mike Bartley, T&VS Founder and CEO.
Paul Elliott, founder and director, ESS Bristol said, “By offering a comprehensive security specification, design, review and testing service, the T&VS-ESS partnership helps chip vendors and product manufacturers enter markets with security requirements that have a steep learning curve and avoid mistakes in the security domain that are much more costly to remedy.”