Increased Complexity of Cybersecurity Controls Due to Consolidation of Connected Modules
Oct 28, 2020 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Eric Evenchick currently runs Linklayer Labs, a company focused on building open source hardware tools for security analysis of embedded systems. In the past, Eric held the role of Security Architect at Faraday Future, working on developing security solutions for a new, highly connected vehicle. Eric's experience in the automotive industry began at the University of Waterloo, where he was part of a team developing alternative fuel vehicles. As part of the University of Waterloo Alternative Fuels Team, he lead the electrical systems design of a hydrogen-electic hybrid and an ethanol-electic hybrid. He was also an intern at Tesla Motors, and was one of the first people to find vulnerabilities at the company.
For many years, Eric has had a strong interest in cyber security. Since becoming involved in the Information Security community four years ago, Eric has spoken at Blackhat events in USA, Asia, and Europe, SecTor, Toorcon, and many other local events. These talks have focused on automotive systems security, and other embedded security topics. His work on embedded security has been featured by several publications, including Wired and Forbes.