Blockchain-empowered Infrastructure for IoT (BlockIT)

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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 …

Designing Dynamic Insurance Policies using IoT (DDIP-IoT)

adrian Harnessing Economic Value, Standards, Governance and Policy

Designing Dynamic Insurance Policies using IoT (DDIP-IoT) (Supported by Lloyd’s Register Foundation) Team: Michael Huth (Imperial College London), Razvan Nicolescu (Imperial College London) Partners: TBC This project will explore how ‘real-time’ adjustable insurance policies can be designed and managed using IoT technology. Typical examples include bike/car renting, car sharing, and courier services where there is varying level of risk. The …

Home Area Network Code of Practice (HANCODE)

adrian Adoption and Acceptability, Standards, Governance and Policy

Home Area Network Code of Practice (HANCODE) Team: Carsten Maple (University of Warwick), Hugh Boyes (University of Warwick) Partners: EDF Energy This project will develop a Code of Practice (CoP) to be adopted by energy suppliers and manufacturers of devices that link the Smart Meter Home Area Network (HAN) and the Consumer HAN. This project will identify technical and security …

EBIS: Extending Smartbuilding Deployment descriptions to include IoT, Networks, Data and Security

adrian Infrastructure, Standards, Governance and Policy

EBIS – Extending Smartbuilding Deployment descriptions to include IoT, Networks, Data and Security Team: Peter T. Kirstein (University College London) Partners: TBC The deployment of physical assets in the built environment (e.g. buildings, houses, cities) usually is carried out without taking proper account of IoT or security features. Often, these must be added at a later stage, usually supported by Building …

IoT Observatory

rachael Adoption and Acceptability, Harnessing Economic Value, Privacy and Trust, Safety and Security, Standards, Governance and Policy

IoT Observatory Team: Thanassis Tiropanis (University of Southampton), Wendy Hall (University of Southampton). Partners: TBC This project will address issues related to sharing IoT datasets on a large distributed scale to support innovation in a way that will not compromise privacy and security. The project will identify and address infrastructural, technological and legal issues to that end, and will initiate …

Cyber Risk Assessment for Coupled Systems

rachael Infrastructure, Privacy and Trust, Standards, Governance and Policy

CRACS — Cyber Risk Assessment for Coupled Systems TEAM: Jason R C Nurse (University of Oxford), David De Roure (University of Oxford), Sadie Creese (University of Oxford). Partners: Fujitsu Labs Europe, NSC Risks to critical infrastructure, in companies or countries, are currently assessed using methodologies which were established prior to the pervasive (and often automated) coupling of digital, cyberphysical and …

National and International Policy for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

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NIPC – National & International Policy for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Team: Jeremy Watson (University College London), Madeline Carr (University of Cardiff), Carsten Maple (University of Warwick). Partners: Network Rail, Highways England, US Transportation Research Board (NAS), EU Mobility & Transport, Singapore Land Transport Authority, Home Office, CPNI, DSTL, GLA, RBS, Costain, Siemens, BT, Telefonica, EE, TRL National and International Policy …

Data Analysis and IoT Solutions for Healthcare

rachael Harnessing Economic Value, Healthcare, Standards, Governance and Policy

DASH – Data Analysis & IoT Solutions for Healthcare Team: Luciano Floridi (University of Oxford) Partners: HMGCC, IMEC, InterDigital, Toshiba IoT technologies play a key role in health management (e.g. in disease prevention, real-time telemonitoring of patients functions, testing of treatments, and health research data collection). One of the main challenges of health-related IoT (H-IoT) is how to collect, share, …

Smart Transactions in Public Spaces

rachael Adoption and Acceptability, Ambient Environments, Harnessing Economic Value, Standards, Governance and Policy

SIoTRA – Smart Transactions in Public Spaces Team: Chris Speed (University of Edinburgh). Partners: Royal Bank of Scotland, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, (others under discussion) Dynamic public spaces such as parks and festivals offer a series of challenges for IoT. Consisting of complex social, technical and economic networks, value transactions come in many different forms. From tourists seeking information about the …