embedded security challenge
ESC is an educational, research-oriented tournament aimed at hacking into the hardware of embedded systems. First run in 2008, it is the oldest hardware security competition in the world. 2020 represents ESC's 13 year anniversary.
Past ESC competitions have focused on the security of radio frequency identification (RFID) readers and data exfiltration attacks against IoT devices.
Competition details published & registration opens:
TBD September 2020
by 7 October 2020
Virtual Final Presentations & Demos:
5 - 7 November 2020
Presentation details to be released at the point of Finalist notification.
competition organizers & judges
The competition is organized under the supervision of Assistant Professor Nektarios Tsoutsos and the global challenge leads at the University of Delaware.