October 26, 2020

Marvell Unveils Industry’s 1st Automotive Gigabit Ethernet PHY with MACsec Security

Market leader of in-vehicle network technology introduces third generation of secure automotive gigabit Ethernet PHY

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today introduced the industry’s first automotive gigabit Ethernet PHY solution with integrated media access control security (MACsec) technology for secure point to point communication. With nearly a billion connected cars projected┬áto be on the road by 2030, the integration of security becomes an important factor in tomorrow’s vehicles. MACsec technology fortifies in-vehicle networking by securing data exchange on a hop-by-hop basis and prevents Layer 2 security threats such as intrusion, man-in-the-middle, and replay attacks. Marvell’s new Open Alliance TC10 compliant, dual speed 100/1000 BASE-T1 88Q222xM Ethernet PHY enables energy efficient, secure in-vehicle networks and assists in achieving functional safety compliance at the system level.

Automotive networks rely heavily on partial networking in which some segments are hibernated and woken up on demand.

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