Conference Program - 17th escar Europe 2019

Information regarding conference program for escar Europe 2019 will be released in early 2019 and published on this webpage.

Conference Program escar Europe 2018

As every year since 2003, our final program will be online after our Call for Papers has ended and all submissions have been reviewed.
If you are interested in our previous programs please have a look at our history.

Keynotes 2018:

Prof. Dr. Ir. Bart Preneel, imec-COSIC KU Leuven | Dept. Electrical Engineering-ESAT
Prof. Dr. Konrad Rieck, Technical University Braunschweig | Institute of System Security

Invited Talks 2018:

Dr. Gido Scharfenberger-Fabian, Carmeq GmbH
Adi Karahasanovic, Combitech/Elpidoforos Arapantonis, Volvo Cars

Monday, November 12th

Get together

07:00 pm Get together. One drink and small snacks are included. There are different kinds of restaurants nearby. We will be happy to assist you with dinner recommendations.

Address: Le Châtelain Brussels Hotel, Rue du Châtelain 17, 1000 Brussels, Belgium


Tuesday, November 13th

08:30 - 09:00 am
Registration Workshop Participants

09:00 – 12:00 am

Workshops: (Please note: Both of the workshops and the social event are going to take place simultaneously. So you need to decide, whether you attend one of the workshops or the social event)

1) “Foundations of Automotive Cyber Security”, Trainer: Jan Pelzl
2) “E/E-Security Workshop”, Trainer: Ramona Jung

Social Event
House of European History

12:00 am
Registration Conference Participants
00:30 - 01:30 pm
01:45 - 02:00 pm
Chairman’s welcome and opening address
02:00 - 02:50 pm


Bart Preneel*, imec-COSIC KU Leuven | Dept. Electrical Engineering-ESAT
Challenges in secure embedded system design

Session I | Car Hacking

02:50 - 03:20 pm

Authors: Lennert Wouters*, Eduard Marin, Tomer Ashur, Benedikt Gierlichs and Bart Preneel
Fast, Furious and Insecure: Passive Keyless Entry and Start Systems in Modern Supercars

03:20 - 03:50 pm

Authors: Hauke Petersen, Tobias Hoppe*, Sven Kuhlmann* and Matthias Koehne
Automotive anti-theft retrofit kits and their Safety and Security implications

03:50 - 04:30 pm
Coffee break

Session II | Attacks

04:30 - 05:00 pm

Authors: Alexander Kreines*, Yuval Weisglass, Aashish Kumar and Shachar Mendelowitz
Real-World Adversarial Attacks on Traffic Signs

05:00 - 05:30 pm

Author: Niek Timmers*
There Will Be Glitches: Extracting and Analyzing Automotive Firmware Efficiently

05:30  - 06:00 pm

Authors: Sang Uk Sagong*, Xuhang Ying, Radha Poovendran and Linda Bushnell
Exploring Attack Surfaces of Voltage-Based Intrusion Detection Systems in Controller Area Networks

07:30 pm Dinner at Autoworld (registration required)


Wednesday, November 14th

09:00 – 09:50 am


Konrad Rieck*, Technical University Braunschweig | Institute of System Security
Dangerous Intelligence: Attacks against Machine Learning Systems

Session III: Security Technology

09:50 - 10:20 am

Authors: Tsvika Dagan* and Avishai Wool
Woodpecker, a Software-only True Random Generator for the CAN Bus

10:20 - 10:50 am

Authors: Eli Biham, Sara Bitan and Eli Gavril*
TCAN: Authentication Without Cryptography on a CAN Bus Based on Nodes Location on the Bus

10:50 - 11:30 am Coffee Break

Session IV: Security Technology II

11:30 - 12:00 am

Invited talk:

Adi Karahasanovic* | Combitech, Elpidoforos Arapantonis* | Volvo Cars
The link between Safety and Security in the Automotive industry (joint Combitech/Volvo Cars)

12:00 - 00:30 pm

Authors: Jan Holle*, Ramona Jung, Timo Lothspeich and Siddharth Shukla.
About the future of layered Security - How to achieve security in next Generation EE-Architectures

00:30 - 01:00 pm

Authors: Dennis Oka, Toshiyuki Fujikura and Ryo Kurachi*
Shift Left: Fuzzing Earlier in the Automotive Software Development Lifecycle using HIL Systems

01:00 - 02:00 pm Lunch

Session V: Standards

02:00 - 02:30 pm

Invited Talk:

Gido Scharfenberger-Fabian*, Carmeq GmbH
Joint Standardization Project ISO/SAE 21434 – Road vehicles – Cybersecurity engineering

02:30 - 03:00 pm

Author: Jose Emilio Rico*
Using a Protection Profile Configuration for modelling security capabilities of smart cars computers

03:00 - 03:30 pm

Authors: Paul Bottinelli, Nevine Ebeid, Kevin Henry, Robert Lambert and Albert Wasef
Presenter: Jan-Felix van Dam
A Comparison of the SCMS and C-ITS Proposals for V2X PKI

03:30 - 04:00 pm Outlook and closing remarks by the chairman

* = Presenter