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Intrinsic ID Wins InfoSec Award for ‘Next Gen in Embedded Security’ – Announced at RSA Conference by Cyber Defense Magazine

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 20, 2021 – Intrinsic ID, the world’s leading provider of Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) security IP for embedded systems, today announced it has received the Cyber Defense Global InfoSec Award 2021 for “Next Gen” in the category of Embedded Security. Winners were announced this week in conjunction with the RSA Conference in San Francisco.

“It is a great honor for Intrinsic ID to be named by Cyber Defense Magazine as one of the winners of this year’s Global InfoSec Awards. This recognition for the continuous innovation our team has made in embedded security is gratifying and reflects our commitment to our customers,” said Pim Tuyls, chief executive officer of Intrinsic ID. “After a strong year of growth in 2020, we have continued the momentum into 2021 gaining the trust of new customers and expanding into new markets. This gives us much pride and the confidence that we are keeping up the good work in combatting security threats every day.”InfoSec

Intrinsic ID’s patented SRAM PUF technology is the basis for deriving unclonable identities for products in data centers, IoT, banking, and aerospace & defense. The company’s secure root key generation and management solutions enable device manufacturers to secure their products with an unclonable and unique secret root key without the need for adding costly, standalone, security-dedicated silicon. It has been deployed in more than 250 million devices in silicon ranging from FPGAs and microcontrollers to sensors and server chips.

“Intrinsic ID has been named a winner for the third consecutive year in our InfoSec Awards Program. This speaks to the quality and consistency of its solutions and the company’s long-standing expertise in the area of using Physical Unclonable Functions  for embedded security,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine.  “Intrinsic joins a selective group of the most innovative, forward thinking and proactive cyber security companies and service providers on the planet.  We honor these companies who are working to bring tomorrow’s cybersecurity solutions to market, today.”

Winners of the InfoSec awards are online at For more of Intrinsic ID’s achievements, visit the Awards page on the company’s website.

About Cyber Defense InfoSec Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s ninth year of honoring global InfoSec innovators. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early stage, later stage or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service. Learn more at

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With millions of annual readers and opt-in magazine subscribers and growing, with thousands of pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information for B2B and B2G with our sister magazine Cyber Security Magazine for B2C. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and special editions exclusively for the RSA Conferences. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at and visit and to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives. Join a webinar at and realize that infosec knowledge is power.

About Intrinsic ID

Intrinsic ID is the world’s leading provider of security IP for embedded systems based on PUF technology. The technology provides an additional level of hardware security utilizing the inherent uniqueness in each and every silicon chip. The IP can be delivered in hardware or software and can be applied easily to almost any chip – from tiny microcontrollers to high-performance FPGAs – and at any stage of a product’s lifecycle. It is used as a hardware root of trust to validate payment systems, secure connectivity, authenticate sensors, and protect sensitive government and military data and systems. Intrinsic ID security has been deployed and proven in millions of devices certified by EMVCo, Visa, CC EAL6+, PSA, ioXt, and governments across the globe.


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