The USB 3.0 Promoter
Group announced that an authentication protocol is available for USB Type-C
devices including chargers. Thus users can determine whether such devices have
a certain certification.
This happens at the
moment that a connection is made ​​before any data or energy is transferred. With
the authentication protocol users can for example go chargers out of the way
which do not meet certain requirements. So forbade Amazon recently selling Type-C
usb cables can damage appliances. Companies can create a policy that allows
only employees of devices with certain USB C devices connect. This should also
reduce the risk of USB malware. 
USB 3.0 Type-C Receives Authentication Protocol against Malware and Bad Chargers

Another example that
the Promoter Group mentions that a bank can set a security policy, with the
requirement that can be made ​​only connect to devices that have the security
certificate on board, as reports Ars Technica. Whether it is effective against
attacks like Bad USB remains to be seen. Further, the authentication protocol
using 128 bit encryption "but the details are not there yet. Would also
'international standards' are held to include random number generation, and
digital signatures.

The implementation can
for devices as far as manufacturers decide to implement this support made it
through software and firmware updates.


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