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Colin O'Flynn

Colin O'Flynn has developed the world's first open-source platform (ChipWhisperer) for side-channel power analysis and glitching attacks, and has spoken around the world about the application of this platform to various targets. Previously he worked developing low-power wireless embedded systems and completed a PhD in embedded security. He lives in Halifax, NS, Canada where he's an Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University, run's a start-up (NewAE Technology Inc) and continues to write about embedded systems for Circuit Cellar magazine.

The $5 Wrench: Realistic Embedded Security Threats

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Blockchain. Secure Boot. E-Fuse. ECDSA. Secure Manufacturing. When it comes time to ship your product you'll hear all sorts of comforting words like this - but when it comes time for attackers to steal your IP, they will ignore about 95% of them. This talk will discuss some recent attacks & show you where they fall in terms of realism. It will then show you how to recreate some of them, which is useful in understanding how to protect your own products. It will also discuss products that have shown to be vulnerable, and how you can still use these products without totally redesigning your product.

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Live Q&A - The $5 Wrench: Realistic Embedded Security Threats

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Live Q&A with Colin O'Flynn for the talk titled The $5 Wrench: Realistic Embedded Security Threats

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Hardware Hacking: Hands-On (2020)

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Designers releasing embedded devices need to understand what sort of hardware attacks they will face in the field. We will discuss how two different types of advanced attacks work: side channel power analysis and fault injection. Not limited to theory, we will demonstrate how they are used in practice and work through real products the attacks have been used on. Low-cost tools and open-source material will be highlighted, so the attendee can learn more details & even perform these attacks themselves.

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Live Discussion - Hardware Hacking: Hands-On (2020)

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This is your chance to chat with Colin O'Flynn about Hardware Hacking

Make sure to watch Colin's talk: https://www.embeddedonlineconference.com/session/Hardware_Hacking_Hands_On

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