Cypress — The PSoC® 6 MCUs Incorporate a Hardware-Based Root-of-Trust and Hardware-Accelerated Cryptography, Enabling Embedded Security for the IoT Edge

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PSoC 6 MCUs support:

FTMJulyAugust2018-pg5-Cypress-Secure-Storage Secure Storage

  • Protect Identity
  • Protect cryptographic keys
  • Protect firmware
  • Protect data at rest

FTMJulyAugust2018-pg5-Cypress-Secure-Operation Secure Operation

  • Secure device onboarding
  • Secure authentication
  • Secure boot
  • Secure firmware updates

FTMJulyAugust2018-pg5-Cypress-Secure-Communication Secure Communication

  • Protect transmitted data
  • Authenticate data packets


  • Hardware-isolated execution environment for trusted applications
  • Incorporated secure-element functionality with isolated cryptographic operations and isolated key storage
  • Hardware-accelerated cryptographic operations include AES, 3DES, RSA, ECC, SHA-256 and SHA-512, and True Random Number Generator (TRNG)
  • Optional pre-installed credentials for secure boot


  • Asymmetric dual-core Arm® Cortex®-M4 (150 MHz) and Arm Cortex-M0+ (100 MHz)
  • Up to 4096KB Flash, 512KB SRAM
  • Industry-leading ultra-low power design that consumes as little as 22-μA/MHz in active power mode
  • Best-in-class exibility with wired and wireless connectivity options, software-dened peripherals, and CapSense® capacitive sensing


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