A key aim of RISE is to bring together the hardware security community in the UK and build a strong network of national and international research partnerships.

Core Projects

The core research projects initially funded under RISE in 2017:

SCARV: A Side-Channel Hardened RISC-V Platform
Dr Daniel Page
University of Bristol

IOSEC: Protection and Memory Safety for Input/Output Security
Dr Robert Watson, Prof Simon Moore, Dr Athanasios Markettos,
University of Cambridge

User-controlled hardware security anchors: evaluation and designs
Prof Mark Ryan, Dr Flavio Garcia, Dr David Oswald
University of Birmingham

DeepSecurity:  Applying Deep Learning to Hardware Security
Prof Máire O’Neill
Queen’s University Belfast

Tranche 2 Projects

The Tranche 2 projects funded under RISE in 2018:

SafeBet-Memory capabilities to enable safe, aggressive speculation in processors
Prof Simon Moore
University of Cambridge

GUPT: A Hardware-Assisted Secure and Private Data Analytics Service
Dr Pramod Bhatotia, Dr Markulf Kohlweiss
University of Edinburgh

TimeTrust: Robust Timing via Hardware Roots of Trust and Non-standard Hardware, with Application to EMV Contactless Payments
Dr Ioana Boreanu, Dr Tom Chothia, Prof Liqun Chen
University of Surrey

rFAS: Reconfigurable FPGA Accelerator Sandboxing
Dr Dirk Koch
University of Manchester