The UK Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems (RISE) is hosting a Spring School at  WYNG Gardens, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, on 28-29 March 2018.

The Spring school aims to bring together the hardware security community, both academic and industry, in the UK.

The themes of the school include:

  • Technologies Underpinning Hardware Security
  • Modelling of HW Security
  • Attack resilient hardware platforms
  • Building Supply chain confidence
  • Hardware-based security services
  • Hardware Security anchors
  • Novel HW Security Use Cases
  • Innovation, Development and Pull-through of Hardware Security Technologies

To date the following speakers have confirmed, with more to be added:

  • Marc Witteman, CEO, Riscure
  • Kerry Bernstein, Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office (MTO), DARPA
  • Dom Rizzo, Technical Program Manager, Google
  • Prof Gang Qu, Uni of Maryland
  • Prof Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, TU Darmstadt
  • Prof Massimo Allioto, National Uni of Singapore
  • Dr Francesco Regazzoni, Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland
  • Louise Cushnahan, Innovation Programme Manager, CSIT, UK

The full programme of speakers will be available here soon.


Registration is now open.

The registration fee for delegates is £135.
**Please note that stipends are available for UK academics and researchers.
**Please visit Stipends for further information.

The deadline for final registration is 2 March 2018.

Poster Session

To provide participants with an opportunity to promote their research in the field of hardware security at the Spring School, we will hold a poster session. Poster boards will be available. Please indicate during registration if you plan to bring a poster.