Security from Concept to Production

Creating a secure product requires a full set of security solutions. Let Renesas guide you through the design and implementation of a secure, connected application, from basic security concepts, to advanced topics such as key handling and cloud connectivity, and finally mass production and secure firmware updates.

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Unique MCU Features

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Valuable Certifications

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Customizable Solutions

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World-wide Partners

Unique MCU Features

Renesas’s unique approach to security is based on the principle that security needs to be built into the MCU, to provide an inseparable hardware Root of Trust.

  • Integrated secure element functionality
  • Tamper resistance
  • Unlimited secure key storage
  • Hardware cryptographic acceleration
  • SPA/DPA resistance
  • Isolation technologies including Arm® TrustZone®
  • Device Lifecycle Management

See the product Family pages for specific features of each device:

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Valuable Certifications

Security certifications inspire confidence in Renesas’s security offerings. These certifications are often mandatory for applications in regulated industries. They can also be leveraged for end-product certification.

Certification Devices Links
NIST FIPS 140-2 Level 3 RX65N https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-module-validation-program/certificate/3849
NIST CAVP RA Family with SCE9 https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-algorithm-validation-program/details?product=14609
RA Family with SCE7 https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-algorithm-validation-program/details?product=9622
RX Family with TSIP https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-algorithm-validation-program/details?product=13470
RX Family with TSIP Lite https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-algorithm-validation-program/details?product=13469
RZ Family with TSIP https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-algorithm-validation-program/details?product=12176
Synergy Platform with SCE7 https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-algorithm-validation-program/details?product=9622
https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-algorithm-validation-program/details?product=11012
PSA Certified Level 2 RA6M4 https://www.psacertified.org/products/ra6m4/
PSA Certified Level 1 RA4M2, RA4M3, RA6M4, RA6M5 https://www.psacertified.org/products/renesas-ra-family-cortex-m33-mcus/
RA6M1, RA6M2, RA6M3 https://www.psacertified.org/products/renesas-ra6-series-cortex-m4-mcus/
Synergy S5 Series https://www.psacertified.org/products/renesas-synergy-s5-series-mcus/
SESIP1 RA4M2, RA6M3, RA6M4 https://trustcb.com/iot/sesip/sesip-certificates/

Customizable Solutions

Renesas strives to offer solutions and tools that give engineers the freedom to innovate and differentiate, and still meet aggressive development schedules. Use them out-of-the-box, or tailor them as needed. See the Documentation and Downloads sections below for these solutions and more!

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Secure Key Installation
Prevent cloning, IP theft, and infrastructure compromise.

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Secure Boot, Secure Firmware Updates
Keep deployed products up to date and protected against the latest security threats.

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Secure Communication
Protect data and infrastructure, including internet and cloud connectivity.

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Tamper Resistance
Prohibit access to device memories and sensitive information.

World-wide Partners

From specialized cryptography and secure product design, to secure production programming and device management, our Partner Ecosystem is ready help. Be sure to check the Renesas Partner security-orientated products and solutions for ways to further reduce development effort and accelerate time-to-market.

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Security Key Management Tool Solution Toolkit A command-line tool for encrypting the RA family SCE's Protected Mode, DLM keys, Synergy SCE, or the encryption required when using the RX / RE / RZ family TSIP. Renesas
Flexible Software Package (FSP) Software Package FSP is an enhanced software package designed to provide easy-to-use, scalable, high-quality software for embedded system designs using Renesas RA Family of Arm Microcontrollers.
Note: FSP with e² studio Installer (Platform Installer) will install the e² studio tool, FSP packs, GCC toolchain and Segger J-Link drivers required to use this software. No additional installations are required.
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Trusted Secure IP Driver Security / Crypto Trusted Secure IP driver software: this software supports AES with 128- and 256-bit keys), AES-GCM, AES-CMAC, and random number generation. Safely executes AES key management, secure updating of firmware, and secure booting at high speeds. Renesas
e² studio IDE and Coding Tool Eclipse-based Renesas integrated development environment (IDE).
[Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RX, RL78, RH850, Renesas Synergy, RZ]
(Note: You need to install compiler separately as an additional software)
(Note: No separate e² studio installation required for RA FSP, this will be installed as part of the FSP with e² studio installer (Platform Installer) on GitHub.)
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Renesas Flash Programmer (Programming GUI) Programmer (Unit/SW) Flash memory programming software [Support MCU/MPU and devices: RA, RE, RX, RL78, RH850, Renesas Synergy, Power Management, Renesas USB Power Delivery Family, ICs for Motor Driver/Actuator Driver, V850, 78KR, 78K0] Renesas

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