What's unique about our event is the trainings + talks format. Our two- and four-day hardware security trainings are supplemented with technical talks by selected speakers. One talk will be given during the lunch break on each training day. Only students registered for our training classes will have the opportunity to see these talks, so sign up now! Every speaker at our conference is also a student at our trainings.

List of Trainings and Registration

Upcoming Talks

Secure Boot Strategies for ARM Cortex A and M

Speaker: Josh Datko

After learning the consequences of not turning on secure boot at, this talk will tell you how to implement a secure boot design. Focusing on the ARM ecosystem, specifically cortex A and M microprocessors and microcontrollers, we'll cover the general secure boot design pattern. Read More…

eBay to DA

Speaker: Mike Kelly

Network security is inevitably reliant on the security of the physical devices on which the network operates. For far too long, organizations have believed that the hardware security of these devices is only a concern when physical access cannot be controlled. Read More…

Attacking Physical Access Control Systems

Speaker: Valerie Thomas

Over the years RFID card cloning attacks have risen steadily in Red Team activity. While card cloning can be effective, entry isn’t always gained with this method alone. Read More…

Event Details

23 April 2018 to 26 April 2018
Hosted by
Hilton Washington DC/Rockville (click for group rate)
1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 20852-1699
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