2021 Annual Conference

The UK Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems (RISE) 4th Annual Conference will be held as an online event on 13th December 2021.

Registration for the event has now officially closed, but if you’re a straggler don’t worry, just email info@ukrise.org and we can add you to registration list and provide you with access details.

Final agenda for the event is shown below.

RISE Annual Conference, 13th December 2021
10:00 - 10:05Welcome Prof. Máire O’Neill, Director, RISE, Queen’s University Belfast
10:05 - 11:00Invited Talk “5G: Security from start to finish” Aaron Hogan, Director of
Engineering, Qualcomm.
(50 min talk with 5 min for questions)
11:00 - 12:00 RISE Project Updates
(15 min slot for each talk, including Q&A)
University of Cambridge
IOSEC: Protection and Memory Safety for Input/Output Security
University of Bristol
SCARV: A Side-Channel Hardened RISC-V Platform
University of Birmingham
User-Controlled Hardware Security Anchors: Evaluation And Designs
Queen’s University Belfast
Deep Security: Applying Deep Learning To Hardware Security
12:00 - 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:55Invited Talk “An Unholy Marriage: Combining Spectre with Memory Corruption to Pwn the Linux Kernel” Professor Herbert Bos, VUSec
Systems Security research group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
(50 min talk with 5 min for questions)
13:55 - 14:00Winner of RISE Student Hardware Competition Announced
14:00 - 14:10Refreshment Break
14:10 - 15:10RISE Project Updates
(15 min slot for each talk, including Q&A)
University of Manchester
rFAS - reconfigurable FPGA Accelerator Sandboxing
University of Cambridge
SafeBet | Memory capabilities to enable safe, aggressive speculation in processors
University of Edinburgh
GUPT: A Hardware-Assisted Secure and Private Data Analytics Service
University of Surrey
TimeTrust: Robust Timing via Hardware Roots of Trust and Non-standard Hardware - with Application to EMV Contactless Payment
15:10 -15:15Closing Summary Charles Brookson, OBE
15:20 - 16:00ISAB Meeting (Closed Session)