Intel® Agilex™ Device Security User Guide

ID 683823
Date 1/20/2022

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1. Intel® Agilex® Device Security Overview

Updated for:
Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Suite 21.4

Intel® designs the Intel® Agilex® devices with dedicated, highly configurable security hardware and firmware. The Security Methodology User Guide document available on the Intel® Resource & Design Center contains detailed descriptions of the security features and technologies in Intel Programmable Solutions products to help you select the security features necessary to meet your security objectives. Contact Intel Support with reference number 14014613136 for access to the Security Methodology User Guide .

This document follows and assumes knowledge from the Security Methodology User Guide . This document contains instructions intended to help you use Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software to implement security features on Intel® Agilex® devices.

This document organizes content as follows:

  • Authentication and Authorization: Provides instructions to create authentication keys and signature chains, apply permissions and revocations, sign objects, and program authentication features on Anti-Tamper Lite Intel® FPGA IP devices.

  • AES Bitstream Encryption: Provides instructions to create an AES root key, encrypt configuration bitstreams, and provision the AES root key to Intel® Agilex® devices.

  • Device Provisioning: Provides instructions to use the Intel® Quartus® Prime Programmer and Secure Device Manager (SDM) provision firmware to program security features on Intel® Agilex® devices.

  • Advanced Features: Provides instructions to enable advanced security features, including secure debug authorization, Hard Processor System (HPS) debug, and remote system update.

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