Everything is a computer: Live hacking demonstration

September 26, 2018 1:55 PM

In this session we'll cover: Vulnerability and capability assessment of firmware attacks Physical ramifications of tool attacks Finding and verifying firmware Some instances where "less security" is better Safety / Security tips for firmware Take Aways: Better understanding of the location and use of firmware in unexpected places. Gain insight into the attack methodologies for and security of devices with firmware.

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Monta Elkins

FoxGuard Solutions

Monta Elkins is currently Hacker-in-Chief for FoxGuard Solutions, an ICS patch provider. Considered by many of his friends to be the Chuck Norris of ICS Cybersecurity, Rackspace enjoyed his tenure as Security Architect. Monta has been a speaker at more security conferences than even his enormous ego can remember including: DEFCON, EnergySec, ICSJWG, GridSecCon, CIP Emerging Technology Roundtable, ICS CyberSecurity, SANS ICS Summit, and Nuke CIP Pyongyang. In his spare time, Monta is the totally-safe-for-work "Coke and Strippers" YouTube channel creator, solving all the world's problems using Cold War era electronic technologies. https://tinyurl.com/y6vpmbw4 Known for having once discovered ALL the devices on an ICS network, Monta has served as a guest lecturer for colleges, universities and elsewhere teaching Arduino programming/circuit design, SDR, and rapid prototyping techniques. As a small child, he entertained himself by memorizing Pi -- backwards.