Eric is a Technical Director working within the Transportation and Hardware practices at NCC Group. His work has been focused on automotive system security, firmware binary analysis, and tool development.
Eric has developed several open-source tools for automotive security testing including CANtact and CANtact Pro. These tools have been used by a wide variety of automotive companies, security firms, and government agencies.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. While in school, he performed research on development of alternative fuels vehicles in partnership with General Motors.
Eric is a member of the Black Hat and SecTor review boards. He has also presented at numerous security conferences including: Black Hat, SecTor, DEF CON, ToorCon, PyCon USA, and NorthSec.
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Ever wanted to build your own hardware tool? In this talk, we'll discuss the design and release process for the CANtact Pro device. From PCB design to driver development, there's a lot of steps that go into bringing a hardware idea to market. This talk will give you a better understanding of this process and how you can launch your own hardware product.
We'll talk about open source tools for designing PCBs, writing cross-platform drivers using Rust, the economics of releasing a device, and the unavoidable logistical headaches of building hardware.
Q&A and discussion for the hardware block, hosted and moderated by Geneviève Lajeunesse. Questions will be gathered from the audience during the four prior talks.