David - that's a fantastic idea, but I think you are correct a long shot. I was thinking about someone from Medtronics and the hack of their insulin pump (I think it was?) since that is a few years old. K
This should be a very interesting talk. There has been a lot of work on the hardware side to ensure failsafe electronics for automotive. Now that the firmware is becoming a bigger part of the picture, the failsafe tactics used on the hardware side need to be implemented in the software.
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