Hardwear.io: Call For Papers Open

The Call-for-Papers is open for the 2nd annual Hardware.IO conference, the only (?) hardware-centric security conference.

Hardwear.io is seeking innovative research on hardware security. If you have done interesting research on attacks or mitigation on any Hardware and want to showcase it to the security community, just submit your research paper. Hardwear accepts papers on any topic that discusses in-depth hardware and firmware security both from the offensive as well as defensive perspective.

CFP Opens: 5th April 2016
CFP Closing Date: 5th July 2016
Final list of speakers online: 15th July 2016
Training: 20th – 21st Sept 2016
Conference: 22nd – 23rd Sept 2016

Training Venue:
The Hague Security Delta
Wilhelmina van Pruisenweg 104
2595 AN The Hague
The Netherlands
Conference Venue: TBD


Hardware.io Early Bird discount ends soon

Hardware.io, the Hardware Security and Training Conference, is happening this Fall in Europe. This is their first conference, nice to see the hardware security focus.

I just noticed, August 31st is the deadline for earlybird discounted rates for Hardware.io:


Hardware EU 2015

This year is the first “Hardware Security Conference and Training”, Sep29-Oct2, with 2 days of training, and 2 days of conference, in The Hague, Netherlands.

Hardware.io is the conference for hardware security researchers and companies to brainstorm on breaking and securing hardware: backdoors, exploits, trust, assurance and attacks on hardware equipment, firmware and related protocols. The objective of the conference revolves around four key concerns in hardware, firmware and related protocols i.e. backdoors, exploits, trust and attacks (BETA). Hardwear is owned and managed by the team behind nullcon, one of the premier security events in Asia.

Some of the talks:
* got HW crypto? On the (in)security of a Self-Encrypting Drive series, Christian Kison & Gunnar Alendal
* Security of Medical Devices, Florian Grunow
* Hardware Hacking with the Beaglebone (Bl|H)ack, Joseph FitzPatrick & Jeremy Richards
* Advanced Attack Methodologies against Security Microcontrollers, Marcus Janke & Dr. Peter Laackmann
* Demystifying the Sagemcom ECGI420 OneBox, Tamir Bahar
* Scan and Destroy: Opening A New Attack Surface With Barcode Scanners, Nitay Artenstein
* Advanced IC Reverse Engineering Techniques : In Depth Analysis of A Modern Smart Card, Olivier Thomas

* IC Security 101, Olivier Thomas & Dmitry Nedospasov
* Low level Hardware reversing, Javier Vazquez Vidal & Henrik Ferdinand Nölscher
* Applied Physical Attacks on X86 Systems, Joseph FitzPatrick

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