EE Live! 2014's Black Hat Embedded Security Summit Provides Essential Information and Tools for Securing Embedded Systems from Global Threats

Learn from Joe Grand, Electronic Engineer, Inventor and Hardware Hacker and Other Industry Thought Leaders

Feb 20, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- UBM Tech's EE Live! 2014, the industry's largest and most comprehensive electronics technology conference and expo in the United States, today announced it will offer a two-day Black Hat Embedded Security Summit on Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3.  The Summit will provide essential information and tools as well as a forum for the discussion and evaluation of the latest solutions for securing embedded systems from threats in today's global environment.


Key sessions from industry thought leaders include:

  • Joe Grand, Electrical Engineer, Inventor and Hardware Hacker, Grand Idea Studio. Grand will present "Using Superpowers for PCB Reverse Engineering"
  • Craig Heffner, Vulnerability Researcher, Tactical Network Solutions. Heffner will present "Finding and Reversing Engineering Backdoors in Consumer Firmware"
  • Mike Ryan, Security Engineer, iSEC Partners. Ryan will present "Bluetooth Smart: Not Actually That Smart"
  • Chris Tarnovsky, Vice President of Semiconductor Security Services, IOActive. Tarnovsky will present "Analyzing a Secure Smart Card Grade Device: Physical Teardown"

"We constantly hear about hackers breaching computer networks as well as the threats they pose to disrupting vital services.  Engineers that attend this Summit will gain a greater understanding of security risks to information infrastructures and computer systems as well as the latest solutions for safeguarding these systems," said Karen Field, SVP Editorial Director, EE Times and GM, EE Live!.   

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UBM Tech's EE Live! is the largest and most comprehensive electronics technology conference and expo in the United States.  Created by engineers, for engineers, EE Live!  brings the global engineering community together to learn, gain inspiration and celebrate engineering. The conference program at EE Live! includes The IEC MGMT Summit, ESC (The Embedded Systems Conference), Engineering Summits, Boot Camps, and Tutorials.  EE Live! offers an unprecedented forum of industry intelligence, hands-on learning and education and the latest products and innovations from 200+ vendors. EE Live! is tightly integrated with EE Times, and EDN, which creates the opportunity for the live event community to continue the conversation online, 365 days a year.

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