(PR) USB-IF Launches USB Type-C Authentication Program
USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the enhance organization for the advancement and adoption of USB skills, this day announced the open of its USB Kind-C Authentication Program, marking the largest milestone for the no longer famous USB security protocol. The USB Kind-C Authentication specification defines cryptographic-essentially based fully authentication for USB Kind-C chargers and units.
USB Kind-C Authentication empowers host programs to provide protection to against non-compliant USB chargers and to mitigate dangers from malicious firmware/hardware in USB units making an are trying to employ a USB connection. The utilization of this protocol, host programs can verify the authenticity of a USB blueprint, USB cable or USB charger, along side such product facets as the capabilities and certification space. All of this occurs true at the second a connection is made – forward of immoral vitality or records could well be transferred.
“USB-IF is mad to open the USB Kind-C Authentication Program, offering OEMs with the flexibleness to place in power a security framework that simplest matches their specific product requirements,” acknowledged USB-IF President and COO Jeff Ravencraft. “Because the USB Kind-C ecosystem continues to develop, firms can extra provide the safety that patrons be pleased reach to request from licensed USB units.”