In the News

April 6, 2017

Microsemi and Athena Announce the TeraFire Hard Cryptographic Processor for PolarFire "S Class" FPGAs, Providing Advanced Security Features | Powerful Data Security Technology Enables High Performance and Low Power for Communications, Defense and Industrial Applications

February 28, 2017

Autotalks Turns to Athena for its Truly Secure V2X Solution | Autotalks' Verify-All Engine, Powered by Athena's TeraFire® EC Ultra, Secures Autotalks' Mass-Market Ready V2X Solution

February 14, 2017

Microsemi Unveils Industry's Lowest Power Cost-Optimized FPGA Product Family for Access Networks, Wireless Infrastructure, Defense and Industry 4.0 Markets | New PolarFire FPGAs Deliver 500K Logic Elements, 12.7G Transceivers at Up to 50 Percent Lower Power Than Competing Mid-Range FPGAs

April 20, 2016

Taking Warfighter Protection to the Core | Why DPA Countermeasures make more sense than ever

February 29, 2016

Rambus Cryptography Research Signs Licensing Agreement with The Athena Group to Accelerate Adoption of DPA Countermeasures

Athena solutions include license to Rambus Cryptography Research countermeasures patents

February 2016

DPA Countermeasures - Theory vs. Practice - Aerospace & Defense Technology Magazine

October 13, 2015

Microsemi and Athena Announce FPGA Cores with Strong DPA Countermeasures for Cryptography UsersPowerful Anti-Tamper Security Microprocessor Technology Available Immediately as Soft Intellectual Property for SmartFusion2 and IGLOO2 FPGAs

September 10, 2015

Athena CTO to Speak at 2015 Xilinx Security Working Group | Jon Mellott to Present Advanced Anti-Tamper Memory Encryption Challenges & Solutions

June 9, 2015

Security features for non-security experts  | By Jim Turley, EE Times

June 08, 2015

Altera Reveals Stratix 10 Innovations Enabling the Industry’s Fastest and Highest Capacity FPGAs and SoCs | #AthenaInside

June 2015

Stratix 10 Provides Best-in-Class FPGA and SoC Security  | Altera Corporation whitepaper #AthenaInside

April 22, 2015

A Case of Double Paranoia: Athena Makes Its Crypto Blocks Harder to Hack  | By Jim Turley, EE Journal

April 21, 2015

Athena Security IPs Designed to Mend Holes in SoCs  |  Zooming in on differential power analysis  | By Junko Yoshida, EETimes

April 20, 2015

Leakage analysis checks IP cores against crypto vulnerability  |  By Chris Edwards, Tech Design Forum 

April 20, 2015

Athena and Rambus Cryptography Research Division Announce Solutions to Prevent Advanced Security Threats

March 11, 2015

Of Soft Balls and Hard Cracks: Engineering Gets Tougher for a Reason | by Jim Turley, Electronic Engineering Journal

April 21, 2014
Athena Announces Fastest Elliptic Curve Cryptography Accelerator Core

November 14, 2013
Athena Vice President to Speak at 2013 SemIsrael Conference

November 11, 2013
Athena Showcases Security Technology at MILCOM 2013

July 8, 2013
Autotalks achieves market leading vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) security powered by Athena's high performance security technology

April 29, 2013
Athena Expands Extensive FFT/DFT Processor Line

February 6, 2013
Athena Announces Fastest Public Key Accelerator Core

September 12, 2011
Athena Announces Advanced True Random Number Generator

May 5, 2011
Cryptography Research and Athena Announce Developer Ecosystem Agreement for Differential Power Analysis Countermeasures Patents

February 11, 2010
Athena Delivers Powerful 3GPP LTE Multi-Radix FFT Processor Core

August 31, 2009
Athena Joins Actel CompanionCore Program

August 19, 2009
Elliptic Curve Cryptoprocessor Core from Athena Sets New Standard for NIST P-Curve Performance

February 2, 2009
Athena Announces the First Cryptography Microprocessor for Embedded and Mobile Applications

June 9, 2008
Athena Wins Army Contract for Anti-Tamper Technology

July 23, 2007
Athena Announces the First Public Key Microprocessor

January 29, 2007
Centrality and Athena Sign Intellectual Property Licensing Agreement

January 10, 2007
Athena announces availability of FFT processors for broadband

November 9, 2005
Athena announces prototype development for PowerFlow signal processor

February 28, 2005
Athena expands security offering with two new products

February 14, 2005
Athena announces election of Dr. Fred Taylor to IEEE Fellow

February 7, 2005
Athena introduces world's fastest video cross correlator

January 31, 2005
LSI Logic Corporation and Athena Group announce intellectual property licensing agreement

February 2, 2004
Athena releases new area efficient family of embedded TeraFire® Security Coprocessors

September 24, 2003
Gainesville firm gets $2M tech award

September 23, 2003
Athena wins second award from Department of Commerce Advanced Technology Program

September 8, 2003
Athena wins SBIR Phase II award from US Air Force for GPS interference filter

April 28, 2003
Athena announces availability of GPS anti-jam filter

February 26, 2003
Athena releases ultra low power FFT cores

August 26, 2002
Athena releases second generation of TeraFire™ security coprocessors

February 19, 2002
Athena Group launches TeraFire® technology for high-performance secure computing

February 19, 2002
Next generation Hifn security processors to feature Athena's public key cores - scalable to 100,000 exponentiations and beyond

February 19, 2002
Athena unveils first of TeraFire™ family of ultra-high performance DSP coprocessors

January 3, 2002
Entrepreneurs Compete for the Gold at the 11th Annual Florida Venture Capital Conference

August 28, 2001
Startups Showcased at Innovation Florida 2001

January 30, 2001
Athena Launches Digital Camera Kit for Philips Velocity™ RSP7+ Platform

January 30, 2001
Athena Launches A7™ Prototyping Expansion Board for Philips Velocity™ RSP7/RSP7+ Platforms

January 26, 2001
The Athena Group, Inc. joins Synopsys' IP Catalyst program

December 01, 2000
The Athena Group, Inc. Gains VP of Sales & Marketing

August 18, 1999
Rep. Thurman Announces Federal Grant for Gainesville Technology Business
Advocates Continued Support of Federal Advanced Technology Program

October 9, 1997
VLSI Technology Partners with The Athena Group in US Commerce
Department Advanced Technology Program Award 10x Gain in Digital Signal
Processing Chip Price/Performance Goal of Research Effort

October 8, 1997
High Performance ASIC Technology for Digital Signal Processing