#cryptoauth #cryptoauthlib

no-std at-cryptoauth

Driver for ATECC608 Crypto Authentication secure elements

4 releases (breaking)

0.4.0 Dec 30, 2021
0.3.0 Aug 23, 2021
0.2.0 May 21, 2021
0.1.0 Jan 26, 2021

#1084 in Cryptography

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ATECCx08 CryptoAuth

Existing works

The chip vendor open-sources CryptoAuthLib, the official driver library. It is firmly coupled with the Harmony framework and well suited for SAM families.

Rusty_CryptoAuthLib is an implementation in Rust that maintains API compatibility with the CryptoAuthlib.


This driver only supports ATECC608 over an I2C bus and on its host side, STM32-L4 family or RaspberryPi. As a matter of fact, tests have been running only on these combinations.

By design, the driver does not conform to the vendor’s authentic library implementation. Instead, it provides with just a tiny subset of APIs, which is necessary and sufficient for implementing traits proposed by Rust Crypto.

Prior to finalize the device, a user has to plan how to deploy or generate keys and which API operates on them. The driver imposes a fixed usage model called TNG-TLS. At the cost of the users’ degree of freedom, the limited scope helps them provision the device.


~64K SLoC