How to Break Embedded Software: An Interview with Jon Hagar

[interview]
Summary:
Thirty-year system software engineer and testing consultant Jon Hagar details the challenges that embedded software testing poses. Learn how risks should feed attacks, especially when maintaining the safety of devices like pacemakers and braking systems.

 

Jon Hagar is a systems-software engineer and tester consultant supporting software product integrity and verification and validation, with a specialization in embedded and mobile software systems. For more than thirty years Jon has worked in software engineering, particularly testing, supporting projects including control system (avionics and auto), spacecraft, mobile-smart devices, IT, and attack testing of smart phones.

 

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Philip Lew's picture

Jon, I don't see attack on any of the tags? maybe it should be a keyword!

March 16, 2014 - 3:16am

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