Hardware Security Training and Research

Hardware Security Resources, LLC offers courses, workshops, and curriculum to help introduce and ramp existing software security experts and hardware validation experts into the field of hardware security.

Taking January Off

After wrapping up a successful 2016, I had a unique opportunity to take January ‘off’. This doesn’t mean it was a vacation, but that I finally had the opport...

Q3 review and Upcoming Training

Five years ago while I still worked on pre- and post-silicon penetration testing of CPUs, I began teaching internal courses on hardware security to functiona...

Hacker Summer Camp, 2016

Who's ready for Wrong Island Con/Black Hat/BsidesLV/Tiaracon/Defcon? I'm pretty sure I'm not, but that's not going to stop it from starting tomorrow! Here's ...

Hacking in Vegas, 2014...

Here's a rundown of what's happening in Las Vegas over the next week: Wednesday, Aug 6th: Techniques for Ensuring Secure Silicon applied to Open-Source Veril...

Hierarchy of Hardware Attacks

Generally, there is a very low barrier to entry when it comes to software or network-based attacks due to the fact that actual costs are minimal and most res...

Retail Hacking For Fun And Savings

Most technically inclined thrifty shoppers shop online. Thriftier ones know how to use the interweb to find the best online deals. But sometimes, you really ...

Hacking the Nikon WU-1a

Nikon makes some pretty sweet cameras but seem to be stuck in the dark ages with some of their accessories. The WT-# series of accessories cost over $1000 wi...