Crucible Embedded Hypervisor provides built in security to new RES Trust Rackmount

December 18, 2018

Last week, Mercury Systems rolled out their newest product, an RES Trust Rackmount, to their #TrustedComputing product line. One of this new product’s many highlights includes secure virtualization in the form of Star Lab’s Crucible product. Crucible’s multi-platform, embedded hypervisor option configures and controls both hardware and software resources to further guard against cyberattacks and… Read more »

Common Criteria (NIAP) Validations of TITANIUM and CRUCIBLE

September 11, 2018

Star Lab has entered into an agreement with a Common Criteria (CC) National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) evaluation lab, for the evaluation of the Crucible Embedded Hypervisor and Titanium Security Suite. As part of this agreement, Star Lab has undertaken the formal process of creating ST and TOE documents as required for Common Criteria /… Read more »

Crucible mitigates Intel information disclosure vulnerabilities

August 16, 2018

The Crucible Embedded Hypervisor mitigates the recent rash of CPU-based information leakage / unauthorized disclosure vulnerabilities, including those made public in CVE 2018-3620 and CVE 2018-3646. The Xen project further classifies these vulnerabilities under XSA 273. Crucible inherently mitigates these speculative execution (and related Spectre / Meltdown) vulnerabilities as a result of its explicit hardware… Read more »

The Rebranding of LURE to Titanium Security Suite

May 25, 2018

Star Lab announced today that it has rebranded its operating systems hardening product, LURE, as the Titanium Security Suite effective immediately. Unlike weaker perimeter security solutions, Titanium Security Suite assumes an attacker has root access and still provides protection to the underlying system against a wide range of sophisticated cyber and logical attacks. Star Lab,… Read more »

Ryan Thibodeaux to speak at Platform Security Summit

April 25, 2018

Star Lab, the industry leader in software security for embedded systems, announced today that it will speak at the 2018 Xen Project’s Platform Security Summit in Fairfax, Virginia on May 23rd and 24th. In addition to speaking at the conference, Star Lab will also be available for side-sessions to provide product overviews, run demonstrations, and… Read more »

Security Advisory – Meltdown & Spectre information leakage attacks

January 5, 2018

Summary: A novel side-channel information leakage attack was made public this week which leverages the speculative execution features inherent within most modern processors, including those from Intel, AMD, and ARM. Several instantiations of this attack, known as Meltdown and Spectre, have been detailed by the Google Project Zero team. These vulnerabilities enable an attacker with… Read more »

Star Lab Receives Funding from the U.S. Navy to Develop Real-Time Anomaly Detection System for Combat Systems

December 20, 2017

Star Lab Corp. announced today that the Company has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to develop a real-time anomaly detection system to detect cyber threats targeting combat systems.  The contract, released under the Department of Defense’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, will enable Star Lab to productize its anomaly detection system to… Read more »

Xen Project Spotlights Star Lab CEO, Irby Thompson, as Contributor

December 15, 2017

In a recent interview with the Xen Project blog, Irby Thompson, CEO and President of Star Lab, discussed his company’s contributions to the Xen Project, an open source virtualization platform. The Xen Project’s hypervisor is utilized by over 10 million users, and is the foundation upon which Star Lab’s Crucible product, a secure embedded virtualization… Read more »


September 12, 2017

Star Lab, a leading provider of embedded security solutions for complex systems, announced today that it was awarded a contract to research and develop a revolutionary defensible user computer environment (UCE) for the Amazon Cloud as part of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s (IARPA’s) Virtuous User Environment (VirtUE) Phase I Program. Under the terms… Read more »


June 21, 2017

Star Lab, the industry leader in software security for embedded systems, will be an escar speaker at the Embedded Security in Cars (ESCAR) USA conference being held in Detroit, MI June 21-22. Star Lab will also be facilitating discussions on system cyber reliability and survivability in the automotive industry at its booth and during prearranged… Read more »