Category Archives: MISRA

The MISRA consortium produces guidelines for the use of the C and C++ languages in critical systems. I have been a member of the MISRA C committee since 2007 and elected Chairman in 2013.

MISRA C:2012 TC2

As chairman of the MISRA C Working Group, I am pleased to announce that MISRA C:2012 Technical Corrigendum 2 has been published. This update is compatible with: MISRA C:2012 (3rd Edition, 1st Revision) as further revised by Amendment 2 MISRA … Continue reading

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“Connecting Functional SAFETY and SECURITY in Automotive” Webinar with ETauto magazine

Despite their many common characteristics and the underlying possibility of compromised safety resulting from cyberattacks, designing and developing for cybersecurity generally demands a different focus to functional safety. It is an environment that changes much more quickly, for example, and … Continue reading

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Embedded World 2021

One month to go until Embedded World 2021… Unsurprisingly in the circumstances, this key event in the embedded systems calendar will be virtual, but that doesn’t make it any less important! Once again, I’m pleased to announce that I will … Continue reading

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Five Minutes With…

Recently, I took part in a Five Minutes With… interview with Richard Nass (of Embedded Computing Design) discussing MISRA C. The interview can be heard on the ECD website.

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10th International Annual ISO26262 Conference

I’m pleased to be confirmed as a Speaker at the 10th International Annual ISO26262 Conference, to be help in Stuttgart in October. I will be speaking on “Use MISRA C:2012 as your language subset – write safe and secure application code” … Continue reading

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MISRA C:2012 Addendum 2 and Addendum 3

While it is widely considered that MISRA C provides best practice guidelines for the development of safety-related systems, the publication of “C Secure” has generated discussion on the applicability of MISRA C for secure applications. In response, the MISRA C … Continue reading

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MISRA C:2012 Technical Corrigendum 1

Since the publication of MISRA C:2012 and its adoption by industry and the wider C community, a number of issues have arisen, both from discussions within the MISRA C Working Group and in response to feedback via the MISRA C … Continue reading

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Device Developer Conference – MISRA C Chairman’s Presentation

As a personal first, my presentation is now vailable on YouTube! Or, if you prefer, you can just to read the slides!

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MISRA clarifies safe and secure uses of the C language

The MISRA C Working Group is pleased to announce the launch of four new documents, at the forthcoming Device Developer Conference: Guidelines on achieving MISRA Compliance: MISRA Compliance 2016 MISRA-C:2004 Permits   Enhancements for Security Coding MISRA C:2012 Addendum 2 … Continue reading

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UK Device Developer Conference 2016

I am please to announce that I will be speaking at the UK Device Developers' Conference 2016, to be held in Cambridge in April. I will be taking part in the Workshop "Getting to grips with the Latest Developments around … Continue reading

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