Microchip Technology Inc

Secure Your World

Security threats are increasing exponentially in terms of frequency, targeted devices, malignancy and costs of attacks. In today’s vast interconnected world, the need to provide greater security within a customer’s product or system is becoming a standard requirement. To stay one step ahead of the criminal element and prevent theft of software/hardware intellectual property and data or communications services, customers today are designing their products with an eye on providing robust, connected and secure systems.

CEC1302 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4 Controller with Integrated Crypto

The CEC1302 easily and quickly allows for pre-boot authentication of the system firmware in order to ensure that the firmware is untouched and uncorrupted thereby preventing security attacks such as man-in-the-middle, denial of service, and backdoor vulnerabilities. It can also be used to authenticate any firmware updates, protecting the system from malware or memory corruption. 

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Key Benefits

  • Significant performance improvement over firmware security solutions
  • 32-Bit ARM® Cortex®-M4 Processor Core can be used as standalone microcontroller
  • Easy-to-use authentication, private key and customer programming flexibility to minimize customer risk

Use Cases

  • Pre-Boot Authentication
  • Peripheral Authentication
  • Prevent malware as a result of firmware updates
  • Authenticate firmware updates
  • Authenticate system-critical commands
  • Secure key exchange
     
Related Pages:
CEC1302 Product Page
Tabs/Promo/CEC1302
Development Tools
Documentation

A complete set of tools is available to help get your design to market.

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CEC1302 Clicker: MIKROE-1970
CEC1302 Clicker is an amazingly compact starter development kit bringing the innovative mikroBUS™ host socket to this hardware crypto enabled microcontroller. Enhance it further by connecting the Click board of your choice. It comes preprogrammed with a fast USB HID bootloader. Just upload your firmware, and Clicker becomes a working device. This little board features all you need to get started: the CEC1302 Low Power Crypto Embedded Controller, a USB connector, two LEDs and push buttons, a reset button, a programmer connector, and headers for interfacing with external electronics. Use this board with MikroElektronika’s complete development toolchain for Microchip CEC1302 ARM® Cortex®-M4 MCUs, including Compilers, Development Boards, Programmers / Debuggers or with any standard 3rd-party ARM® MCU toolchain.
MikroElektronika is a trusted third-party tool provider

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CEC1302 Clicker 2: MIKROE-1969
clicker 2 for CEC1302 is a compact development kit with two mikroBUS™ sockets for click board connectivity. You can use it to quickly build your own secure  gadgets with unique functionalities and features. It carries the CEC1302 Low Power Crypto Embedded Controller. A mikroProg connector is also available to allow easy programming.  Additional features include 2x2 6 connection pads on the sides of the board, and some buttons, switches and LEDs. Use this board with MikroElektronika’s complete development toolchain for Microchip CEC1302 ARM® Cortex®-M4 MCUs, including Compilers, Development Boards, Programmers / Debuggers or with any standard 3rd-party ARM® MCU toolchain.
MikroElektronika is a trusted third-party tool provider