CoreTEE - Foundational Security for IoT Systems

CoreTEETM is a Global Platform standards compliant Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) for microprocessor platforms implementing Arm®TrustZone®. CoreTEE enables device OEMs and embedded and IoT applications developers to leverage hardware based isolation to protect sensitive material such as keys and certificates. CoreTEE provides a programmable environment to create secure applications.

While CoreTEETM uses the open source project OP-TEE as its base, CoreTEETM is optimized for and provides comprehensive support for securing IoT and embedded systems. CoreTEE’s enhancements over OP-TEE include services such as:

  • Key management
  • Application provisioning
  • Built-in trusted applications
  • Trustworthy remediation
  • Pre-emptive scheduler in TEE
  • Support for manufacturing in untrusted facilities
  • Secure peripheral driver framework
  • Support for SoC specific security features

IP Protection

Malware Protection


Application Integrity


Secure Key and Data Storage


Secure Firmware Update


Tamper Detection


Trusted Remediation


Applications and Use Cases

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CoreTEE supports the ARM® Cortex®-A processor family equipped with the ARM® TrustZone®. CoreTEE can be used for securing nearly any kind of IoT and embedded use case, such as industrial and consumer gateways, payment terminals for Point-of-Sale, kiosks, biometric readers and vending machines, and variety of devices used in applications ranging from automotive to healthcare.

Supported Platforms

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A5D2 Series

A5D4 Series

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QorIQ LayerScape: LS1043

i.MX6 and i.MX7

Schedule a One-on-One Briefing

We would be happy to schedule a briefing for your company. A CoreTEE briefing is given by Sequitur’s CEO or VP of Product Development. The briefing covers several “modules” and goes down to whatever technical depth you desire. We personalize the briefing to your needs so the process starts with a conversation with you to better understand your needs and use cases.

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CoreTEE Demo for Secure IoT

CoreTEE Product Overview