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Companies across the UK join Digital Security by Design to validate next-generation cybersecurity technology

Morello board , which was made available to UK businesses for industrial evaluation earlier in 2022 . The DSbD Technology Access Programme , managed by Digital Catapult , allows companies to experiment with the Morello board .

Digital Catapult , a UK authority on advanced digital technology , welcomed a further 14 companies to its Digital Security by Design ( DSbD ) Technology Access Programme .

They will be joining the 10 companies onboarded earlier this year to experiment with prototype cybersecurity technology that , if fully implemented , could revolutionise the cybersecurity landscape for good .
The vast majority of cyberattacks exploit conventional hardware and software memory vulnerabilities . To overcome this issue , University of Cambridge researchers with colleagues at SRI International developed CHERI ( Capability Hardware Enhanced RISC Instructions ), a novel instruction set architecture that could stop two-thirds of cyberattacks . As part of the project , Arm designed and built a prototype System on a Chip ( SoC ) and demonstrator board , the Arm
Companies already involved in the programme so far have been able to add their own software stacks to the Morello board and catch vulnerabilities in their code , highlighting areas that need to be enhanced .
Participating companies range from large organisations serving a multitude of sectors to vibrant small and mediumsized enterprises spanning the automotive , FinTech and telecom sectors including cybersecurity consultancies specialising in Internet of Things ( IoT ), Blockchain technology and cybersecurity .

Orange Belgium and KPN investigate how Westerschelde can become the world ’ s smartest waterway with 5G

The Westerschelde is of great importance to the economies of

Belgium and the Netherlands and is one of the busiest waterways in the world with shipping traffic to the seaports of Antwerp , Bruges , Ghent , Terneuzen and Vlissingen , accounting for more than 150,000 ships per year .
In this border region , public and private organisations from both the Netherlands and Belgium frequently interact . Orange Belgium and KPN , together with Port of Antwerp – Bruges and North Sea Ports , will therefore investigate how 5G technology can be deployed on the water , along the banks and in the ports and terminals on both sides of the border , so that it becomes clear what is needed to make the Westerschelde the world ’ s smartest , digitised waterway .
The study by Orange Belgium and KPN aims to define a lowaltitude cross-border digital corridor for mobility applications and aviation that will make key nodes in the global supply chain , namely ports and hinterland waterways , more efficient , secure and sustainable . The high speed and ultra-short response times ( low latency ) of the 5G networks will ensure secure and highly reliable connectivity .
Think , for example , of real-time data exchange to and from vehicles and vessels , ports and the remote control and support of trucks and boats . But the deployment of autonomous robots , Augmented Reality , sensors and drone inspections are also among the possibilities . These applications will not only make the logistics chain more efficient , but they will also contribute to better security of critical infrastructure and the environment . p
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