If you want to play with VSCP and CAN this card from Sparkfun may be a good companion.
NXP has announced a CAN transceiver family which provides several cyber security features. It complements crypto-based security … — Read on at can-newsletter.org
Source: CAN in Automation – Secures CAN without cryptography
IoT, M2M and VSCP talk from Grodans Paradis AB