CyberASAP 2020/21 gets underway with 28 promising cyber security ideas from top academic teams.

The fourth year of the Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme (CyberASAP) is about to start. Designed to help academic teams commercialise their ideas for cyber security products or services, the programme starts next week for the 28 teams whose applications to participate in CyberASAP 2020/21 were successful.

Congratulations to the following teams who have just been selected:

University of Southampton: CyberHelper
Lancaster University: Developer Security Essentials – Empowering Software Development Teams to Write Secure Code
Glasgow Caledonian University: Vulnerability Prioritisation Tool
University of Plymouth: Software Tooling for Maritime Cyber Risk Assessment
University of Strathclyde: Lupovis – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
Bournemouth University: Digital Passport for Accessible Authentication (DP4AA)
London South Bank University: Secure VNF Service Management in 5G using Blockchain
University College London: Service Resilience Capability Assessment Tool (SR-CAT)
City University of London: A triage playbook for assessing data privacy harm during initial personal data incident response
Cardiff University: CyCIS – Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure Security
University of Kent: #ID Security for IoT
University of Nottingham: AI-Driven Secured Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (AI-DRIVEs)
Imperial College London: Watermarking Machine Learning Models
University of Liverpool: Flexible Querying of Encrypted Graph Databases
University of East London: Cyber Insurability Toolkit
University of Huddersfield: SocialSPI – Training the Public about Sensitive Personal Information on Social Media
University of the West of England: Strengthening Cyber Science Knowledge and Teaching from non-STEM perspectives for school pupils
Edinburgh Napier University: MemCrypt
London Metropolitan University: Institutional Trust, Secure and Scalable Sharing of Clinical Data in Healthcare Systems
University of Leeds: Artificial Behaviour Based Authentication for IoT
London Metropolitan University: Enhancing Network Intrusion Protection Systems with predictive capability for stopping unknown malicious attacks
University of Leeds: Developing a Quantum-inspired Key Distribution System
Middlesex University/The University of West London: An Intelligent Threat Hunting System Based on Linux Security Hardening and Mandatory Access Control Policies.
University of Bristol: A Tamper Guard and Intrusion Monitor using Zenneck Electromagnetic Surface-waves
Imperial College London: Perfect Privacy-Preservation as a Service
University of the West of England: Blockchain-enabled device mutual authentication in zero-trust Internet of Things (BazIoT)
University of Essex: SensiChain – Secure Blockchain Alert Systems
University of Wolverhampton: CyberMIND – AI based application to monitor and predict stress levels in cyber security professionals and facilitate smart interventions to ensure good mental health

The programme is run in two phases, and Phase One kicks off with a Bootcamp starting on 1 April. In response to the current situation, the Bootcamp is being run online with teams participating in a detailed briefing on the tools and techniques to help them develop and refine their Value Proposition and Market Validation – the core focus of Phase One.

Funded by DCMS and delivered through InnovateUK and KTN, CyberASAP runs over the course of the next 11 months, and provides teams with a comprehensive programme of support and expert input to help take products from lab to market.

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