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Mike Borza

Mike Borza is a principal security technologist at Synopsys. He has experience in security system and safety-critical system engineering. Prior to Synopsys, Mike was a founder and CTO of Elliptic Technologies, which was acquired by Synopsys. He has written many security articles and white papers, and presents on security at industry events around the globe. Mike holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from McMaster University.

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Counterfeit Chips 101: Protect Your Next Design

We explain the world of counterfeit chips, including types of fake chips, chip design techniques to prevent counterfeiting, and the global forces at play.

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Posted in Malware, Security, Verification


Why It’s Critical to Design in Security Early to Protect Automotive Systems from Hackers

Learn why ECUs & In-Vehicle Networks are critical to automotive cybersecurity, and explore the NHTSA’s best practices including automotive ethernet security.

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Posted in Automotive, Security


Synopsys Brings a Secure Silicon Mentality to Chipset Design in DARPA’s AISS Program

Synopsys joins DARPA’s AISS program as a chip design contractor, developing security-aware EDA tools to accelerate time to market in the chipset design process.

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Posted in Aerospace and Government, Artificial Intelligence, EDA, Internet of Things, IP, Robotics