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SEC2 Advanced Embedded Systems Security

Create secure connected embedded systems

  • How to manipulate files and directories in a secure manner
  • Discover how to protect your programs from malicious user input
  • Secure System Software Consideration
  • Embedded system hardware features for security
  • Secure Software Development methodology and framework
  • Apprehend the context and the use of Hypervisors and System Virtualization
  • Discover Security checks and Tools
  • Some programming concepts are desirable (whatever language)
  • Some cryptography and Linux basics
Course environment
  • Theoretical course
    • PDF course material (in English)
    • Course dispensed using the Teams video-conferencing system
    • The trainer to answer trainees’ questions during the training and provide technical and pedagogical assistance through the Teams video-conferencing system
  • Practical activities
    • Practical activities represent from 40% to 50% of course duration
    • One Online Linux PC per trainee for the practical activities
    • The trainer has access to trainees’ Online PCs for technical and pedagogical assistance
  • Downloadable preconfigured virtual machine for post-course practical activities
  • Total: 12 hours
  • 2 sessions, 6 hours each

First Session
System Software Consideration
  • The Operating System
  • Multiple Independent Levels of Security
    • Information Flow
    • Data Isolation
    • Damage Limitation
    • Periods Processing
    • Tamper Proof
    • Evaluable
  • Core embedded Operating system Security Requirements
    • Memory Protection
    • Virtual Memory
  • Guard Pages
  • Location obfuscation
    • Fault Recovery
    • Impact of Determinism
    • Secure Scheduling
  • Hypervisors and System Virtualization
    • Introduction to System Virtualization
    • Applications of System Virtualization
    • Environment Sandboxing
    • Virtual Security Appliances
  • Hypervisor Architectures
  • Paravirtualization
  • Leveraging Hardware Assists for Virtualization
    • ARM TrustZone
  • Hypervisor Security
  • I/O Virtualization
  • Remote Management
  • Assuring Integrity of the TCB
    • Trusted Hardware and Supply Chain
    • Secure Boot
    • Static versus Dynamic Root of Trust
    • Remote Attestation
Exercise:  Memory Protection (MPU)
Exercise:  ARM TrustZone
Exercise:  Secure Boot
Second Session
Data Protection Protocols for Embedded Systems
  • Data-in-Motion Protocols
    • Generalized Model
    • Choosing the Network Layer for Security
    • Ethernet Security Protocols
    • IPsec versus SSL
    • IPsec
    • SSL/TLS
    • Embedded VPN Clients
    • DTLS
    • SSH
    • Custom Network Security Protocols
    • Secure Multimedia Protocols
    • Broadcast Security
  • Data-at-Rest Protocols
    • Choosing the Storage Layer for Security
    • Symmetric Encryption Algorithm Selection
    • Managing the Storage Encryption Key
Testing for Security
  • Basic Testing Methods
    • White-Box Testing
    • Black-Box Testing
    • Grey-Box Testing
  • Fuzz-Testing