Cog Systems

Community Portal

Try D4 Secure at Our Community Portal.

D4 Secure is a multi-purpose platform designed to secure IoT. We offer a range of extensible platforms and SDKs for all embedded Mobile and IoT devices with a strong focus, but not limited to ARM-based devices.

Project Golden Gate

Welcome to the democratization of security!  Project Golden Gate reaffirms our commitment to ensure that We Secure IoT.

Project Golden Gate is our first community engagement built to harden your operating systems and applications from the outside.  Project Golden Gate is a revolutionary product for the next generation of connected smart devices.  By leveraging our D4 Secure platform, we take care of the platform security, device management, and other rich services so that you do not have to – letting you build the next cool thing.

Cog Systems provides the essential basics of security free to our community through Project Golden Gate to ensure that everyone has the same opportunity to build not just the best, but also the most secure projects, both big and small, using the D4 Secure platform.

Project Golden Gate is designed to support developers that seek to build in better security at the start.  The roadmap for Project Golden Gate will continuously deliver new features and capabilities with a strong focus on security and richness that are transparent and easy to use.

Interested? Try Cog Systems Project Golden Gate for yourself at REGISTER.



Custom SDK Demonstrations

Cog Systems can support multiple approaches to delivering advanced security.  If you wish to undertake more advanced D4 Secure techniques including use of virtualization, formal methods, and other tools, please contact us at

Some of the sample SDK demos can showcase the following technologies (available on request):

    • OS Hardware virtualization on ARMv7ve, ARMv8
    • OS Paravirtualization supporting ARMv5, ARMv6 and ARMv7
    • Rich device driver virtualization enabling amazing multi-OS use cases and powerful micro-services
    • Proactive protection features including hypervisor hardened OS and kernels, data storage, and network
    • Cog Secure Execution Environments (CSEE) – run big things securely outside of TrustZone
    • Micro-services and IoT and edge compute interconnects
    • Light-weight execution environments (LWEE) – OS-less virtual machines
    • Cog Monitor – an ARM Trustzone Monitor solution
    • eChronos – High reliability RTOS
    • seL4 – High assurance hypervisor and systems


Cog Secure Mobile — vGPU demo running on the HTC M8 at 1920 x 1080.
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 with an Adreno 420 GPU. Android (AOSP 5.1.1) is configured with no direct access to any hardware devices.

Running seven Linux VMs on Freescale Vybrid VF6xx (single core Cortex-A5) – Toradex Colibri VF61 in under 256MB RAM.