Evan Walls, vulnerability analyst with Tactical Network Solutions, takes you on his deeply technical journey toward the discovery and eventual weaponization of a zero-day vulnerability. This will be the first public announcement regarding this zero-day vulnerability found with ReFirm's Centrifuge Platform. The manufacturer has been notified. Along the path to discovery, Evan shares his thought processes, hypotheses, and his tools of the trade.
Evan Walls is a vulnerability analyst and developer at Tactical Network Solutions, focusing on embedded system exploitation. When he isn’t searching for new exploits, he teaches training courses developed by TNS, including IoT Firmware Exploitation. Prior to working at TNS he was a Windows developer for the Department of Defense. Now that he’s seen the glory and freedom that is Linux he vowed never to use another windows development machine again.
Non-alcoholic beverages and food will be available.