Cyber Security of IoT in Critical National Infrastructure (IoTinCNI)

Mike Stead Infrastructure, Safety and Security, Standards, Governance and Policy

Team: Prof. Awais Rashid (University of Bristol) Partners: GCHQ The project involves designing a comprehensive experimental infrastructure to study cyber security of IoT in critical national infrastructure settings. This infrastructure will underpin future PETRAS demonstrators on CNI. This PRF project will seed the development of the demonstrator. Specifically, the project will: Develop a set of reference attack scenarios to underpin wider research …

Developing a Consumer Security Index for Domestic IoT devices Plus (CSI+)

Mike Stead Adoption and Acceptability, Infrastructure, Safety and Security

Team: Prof. S. Johnson (University College London) Partners: DCMS, IBM Software, MOPAC, BRC The key aims of the CSI+ project are to: provide a clear picture of the security of domestic IoT devices; increase public understanding of the everyday crime risks such devices pose (through a systematic review of the academic literature); produce a consumer security index that the public could use …

IoT Multi-disciplinary Standards Platform (IoTMSP)

Mike Stead Adoption and Acceptability, Infrastructure, Standards, Governance and Policy

Team: Rob Thompson, Graça Carvalho, Jeremy Watson (University College London) Partners: GCHQ, IET standards group, IoTUK, Digital Catapult The overarching aim of the IoT MSP project was to develop the concept of an IoT Multi-Disciplinary Standards Platform that could act as the main vehicle for exploitation of a significant part of the research outputs from the PETRAS project work particularly focusing on impact …

Security and Performance in the IoT Smart Home (SPIoTSH)

Mike Stead Harnessing Economic Value, Infrastructure, Safety and Security, Standards, Governance and Policy

Team: Prof. Carsten Maple (University of Warwick) Partners: The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) To work with the Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to develop a reference architecture that facilitates security analysis of smart home components and relates this to real-world smart homes and provide an initial performance …

Self-Sustained Blockchain-based Treasury System (BTS)

Mike Stead Harnessing Economic Value, Infrastructure

Team: Dr Bingsheng Zhang (Lancaster University) Partners: Input Output HongKong Ltd A treasury system is a community controlled and decentralized collaborative decision-making mechanism for sustainable funding of the blockchain development and maintenance. During each treasury period, project proposals are submitted, discussed, and voted for; top-ranked projects are funded from the treasury. The Dash governance system is a real-world example of such kind …

The Internet of Energy Things (P2P – IoET)

adrian Harnessing Economic Value, Infrastructure, Safety and Security

The Internet of Energy Things (P2P – IoET) Team: David Shipworth, Alexandra Schneiders, Stephen Hailes, Paolo Tasca, Michael Fell & Francis Li (all UCL) Partners: Siemens, UKPN The rapid rise of local and community based renewable energy generation, combined with the rollout of smart meters, breakthroughs in IT, and electricity grid congestion is bringing about radically new collaborative economy business …

Blockchain-empowered Infrastructure for IoT (BlockIT)

testjoe Infrastructure, Safety and Security, Standards, Governance and Policy

Blockchain-empowered Infrastructure for IoT (BlockIT) (Supported by Lloyd’s Register Foundation) Team: Wendy Hall (University of Southampton), Vladimiro Sassone (University of Southampton), Leonardo Aniello (University of Southampton), Federico Lombardi (University of Southampton), Andrea Margheri (University of Southampton) Partners: Centrica (British Gas), DSTL This project looks how blockchain, the technology behind decentralised systems such as Bitcoin, can be exploited to make the Infrastructure of …

Developing a Consumer Security Index for Consumer IoT devices (CSI)

adrian Adoption and Acceptability, Ambient Environments, Infrastructure, Safety and Security

Team: Dr. John Blythe (UCL), Prof. Shane Johnson (UCL) Partners: Department for Digital, Culture, Media, & Sport, UCL Dawes Centre for Future Crime, Home Office, Which?, IBM, The Behavioural Insights Team, MOPAC Internet connected devices including smart televisions, security cameras and thermostats are now commonly found around the home. Devices such as these have enormous potential to transform society, but they also provide opportunities for …

Security Risk Assessment of IoT Environments with Attack Graph Models (SECRIS)

adrian Infrastructure, Safety and Security

Security Risk Assessment of IoT Environments with Attack Graph Models (SECRIS) Team: Emil Lupu (Imperial College London), Luis Muñoz-González (Imperial College London) Partners: Building Research Establishment IoT environments are vulnerable: many devices can be accessed physically and are not designed with security in mind. It is often impractical to patch all the vulnerabilities or to eliminate all possible threats. Unlike …