Researchers with the firm Inverse Path will break the barrier of hacking Fast Ethernet layer 1 and 2 by demonstrating techniques that don't take the expensive hardware traditionally required to attack 802.3 technology. They'll release customized firmware designed to work with inexpensive hardware and describe how their techniques could be used against network embedded systems used in the automation, automotive and avionics industries.
Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading. View Full Bio