Friday, May 27, 2016
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm

Location: Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22203

Microelectronics are key components in our defense systems, and assuring that they are both readily available and secure is critical for US national security. Hardware-based threats can have serious impacts on military or critical infrastructure, and hardware vulnerabilities include malicious insertions, Trojan horses, counterfeit parts, and rapid obsolescence. While the USG has made large investments in software-focused cybersecurity, hardware-based approaches have not received as much attention. The Hardware Security Symposium Speaker Series brings together leading experts in Trusted microelectronics from academia, government, and Industry, to discuss hardware security threats, and ways to mitigate them.

Speaker: Robert Patti, Tezzaron Semiconductor
Robert Patti is the Chief Technology Officer and Acting Vice President of Production at Tezzaron Semiconductor. Tezzaron Semiconductor is a leader in "More-than-Moore" technology development, and incorporates innovative solutions including 3D and 2.5F technology platforms to enable advanced performance. Tezzaron's primary product is 3D memory, which they use as a novel architecture enabler. Additionally, Novati Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tezzaron, has extensive experience with back-end-the-line processing, and offers split manufacturing for their customers. Please join us as we learn more about the technology solutions at Tezzaron Semiconductor, and the way in which they can provide hardware trust.

Attendees may attend in person at the Potomac Institute. For those unable to attend in person, dial-in information will be sent upon confirmation of your RSVP.
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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Ballston Metro Center Office Towers
901 North Stuart Street, Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22203
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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit public policy research institute. The Institute identifies and aggressively shepherds discussion on key science and technology issues facing our society. From these discussions and forums, we develop meaningful science and technology policy options and ensure their implementation at the intersection of business and government.


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