Lab equipment


The Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) supported Communications Security Lab's equipment update in 2005 and 2006.

Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes

Our Tektronix DPO 7104 Oscilloscope supports 1GHz bandwidth and 20GS/s (single channel), four channels, network connectivity, on-screen zoom, and complex triggering capabilities. The Tektronix passive probe P6139A and differential probe P6248 are used to acquire power traces during the operations of cryptographic devices. 

uperServer 5086B-TRF from Supermicro Computer Inc.

Our new SuperServer 5086B-TRF from Supermicro Computer Inc. features eight x Intel® Xeon® 10-core CPU at 2.13GHz, 64 x 8GB DDR3 RAM, 14 x Seagate SAS 1TB, and two x Tesla C2070 GPUs for high performance cryptographic computations and cryptanalysis.