ARTICLE/QUOTE:  How DPA has evolved and why it’s so dangerous to the IoE.


JULY 7th, 2014 – BY: ED SPERLING

Security threats—both real and potential—are beginning to reshape the semiconductor business.

These threats are drawing venture capitalists back into the industry as they race for the next big opportunity. They are blurring the lines between software and hardware, as threats grow in complexity at every level of a device and its myriad and sometimes perpetual connections to the outside world. And they are drawing the best and brightest young graduates into a graying industry, refreshing the pool of expertise around the globe.

While it’s impossible to determine whether the upside in business opportunities is greater than the downside in loss of data and outright theft of money, big changes are afoot across a wide swath of markets, regions and technologies.

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