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A Timesys Deep Dive Embedded Systems Newsletter

June 2021

Cybersecurity in the News

Google has a new plan to stop software supply chain attacks

For the past two years, supply chain integrity attacks—unauthorized modifications to software packages — have been on the rise, and they can affect all software users.

To combat this, Google has proposed new SLSA guidelines, “an end-to-end framework for ensuring the integrity of software artifacts throughout the software supply chain.” Google’s open-source security team says that the goal of SLSA is to improve the state of the industry to defend against the most pressing integrity threats so consumers can make informed choices about the security of the software they consume. Read the full article here.

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What’s New at Timesys

Introducing the Timesys Embedded Board Farm

We’ve launched the Timesys Embedded Board Farm (EBF), which enables remote access to hardware for software development, test automation, and debugging.

Pictured above: Timesys Embedded Board Farm Zombie

The EBF puts project hardware and Board Support Packages (BSPs) for any embedded operating system (Linux, Android, QNX, FreeRTOS and others) at users’ fingertips by providing secure remote access for developers, testers, support engineers, sales engineers and others, anywhere in the world, at any time.

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New TimeStorm 5.5.1 Release with updated C/C++ Dev Tooling and Linux Tools

TimeStorm Eclipse-based IDE is designed to optimize the application developer’s workflow and make it easy to code, debug and maintain complex applications

  • Updated C/C++ Development Tooling — CDT Project 10.0
  • Python Development support for embedded devices
  • Updated to latest version of Linux Tools – 8.0 — includes development tools such as Valgrind, OProfile, GCov, GProf, LTTng
  • Updated Trace Compass to 6.1.0 — solve performance and reliability issues by reading and analyzing traces and logs of a system
  • Added Parallel Tools Platform (PTP) for separating IDE GUI running on dev host and compiling and code executing on a remote target

Existing TimeStorm users can access this latest release and documentation from within the LinuxLink portal.

Meet the Timesys Team

Get a peek behind the scenes at the folks who are leading the way for cybersecurity in embedded systems.

Roshni Shah

Meet Roshni Shah, Director of Engineering and Professional Services

1. Can you describe what you do in one sentence?

I manage day to day engineering, and help shape the personality / culture of the company – make the team believe in our customer projects as if they are our own, helping deliver them by taking care of the finest detail and ensuring our customers always come back for more collaboration! 🙂

2. What was your very first job?

Er, walking my dog for a little pocket money. : ) On a more serious note, my first job was bringing up Embedded Linux on Pan/Tilt/Zoom Security Surveillance Cameras (helping the company move the product from DSP processor to an Application processor that had an ARM and DSP Core).

3. What led you to your current role?

The love of working with people and establishing (from ground up) a culture that I believe in.

4. What Timesys project are you most excited about?

On a day-to-day basis, I juggle so many customer projects that it’s hard to pick one! But I am most excited to see Timesys be “known” as a go-to company for Embedded Security and Services.

5. What’s a fun fact about you?

We (hubby and I) have been to 26 of 63 National parks in the US, and nature is our happy place.

Interested in working with smart, driven folks like Roshni? Timesys is hiring! Check out our open positions.

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