Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Western Digital Collaborates With lowRISC and Google

Western Digital Corp. today announced that it has teamed up with lowRISC, Google and a coalition of partners in support of OpenTitan, the first open-source project building transparent, high-quality reference design and integration guidelines for silicon root of trust (RoT) chips that can be used in data storage, compute, and other hardware platforms. Leveraging the company's expertise in data infrastructure and open-source technologies, Western Digital is working with ecosystem partners to optimize the OpenTitan framework to meet the diverse security demands of data-centric storage use cases from the core to the edge, including machine-learning applications, smartphones and connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices.