Ensuring Chip Integrity: Siddharth Garg on Securing the Electronic Supply Chain

In today's electronics industry, chips are designed by globally dispersed teams, outsourced for fabrication, packaging, and testing, and distributed via complex supply chains. In such a scenario, how can chip integrity be guaranteed against threats such as intellectual property (IP) theft, malicious modification, and counterfeiting? Siddharth Garg, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at New York University and one of Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10 of 2016,” discusses both foundry- and chip-level threats and defenses.

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