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Hack-Proofing Your C/C++ Code

Greg Davis  (Director of Engineering, Compilers, Green Hills Software)

Location: Room 201

Date: Thursday, August 29

Time: 8:00am - 8:55am

Track: ESC - Embedded Software Design & Verification

Format: Technical Session

Vault Recording: TBD

While 85% of embedded designs use C and C++, these languages are notorious for allowing unsafe code practices that give hackers a way to attack. This talk shows exactly how to keep your internet-connected product safe by writing your code properly the first time. Well-proven tools and techniques can be used to augment any software design paradigm and to effectively hack-proof your code. Techniques include coding conventions, automatic run-time error checking, manual compile-time and run-time assertions, static analysis, and the most common mistakes to avoid.

Presentation File

hack_proofing.pdf