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Analysis of State-of-the-Art, Application, and Maturity in Critical Industrial Infrastructure Environments/Domains

The PETRAS National Centre of Excellence for IoT System Cybersecurity presents a Technical Report by the MASS project titled Analysis of State-of-the-Art, Application, and Maturity in Critical Industrial Infrastructure Environments/Domains, written by Dr Uchenna D Ani Prof. Jeremy Watson CBE, Dr Nilufer Tuptuk, Prof. Steve Hailes, and Dr Aslam Jawar.

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DEF CON 31: Where IoT Cybersecurity Meets the Zero-Day Frontier

LONDON – This year's DEF CON in the heart of Las Vegas was less of a conference and more of a symposium of elite digital craftsmanship, where the riddles of zeroes and ones were dissected and where code vulnerabilities were scrutinised under the critical eyes of global hacking maestros.

New PETRAS Research Highlights Need for Inclusivity in the Metaverse for Users with Disabilities and Content Creators

In a recent collaborative research initiative, a group of leading experts from the University of Oxford and University College London delved into the accessibility and inclusivity of the evolving concept of the Metaverse for users with disabilities and content creators. This pioneering research has been made possible through the support of the PETRAS National Centre of Excellence for IoT Systems Cybersecurity.

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World’s First Quantum-Secure Cross-border Electronic Trade Document Transaction

The DigiPorts project and work by Professor Julie McCann and Dr Mike Breza has contributed to delivering the world’s first cross-border quantum-secure digital trade transaction.

Artistic Exhibition by the PETRAS CyFer Project: Meet the Artists and Designers

PETRAS is excited to present the artists and designers who will participate in the CyFer project's extraordinary artistic exhibition from 19 June to 10 September 2023. The artworks and designs presented will respond to scientific research on the privacy, security, and ethics of female-oriented technology at The Exhibition Space, Royal Holloway, University London. Artists and designers from around the world have contributed sculptures, textiles, digital art, and interactive experiences that encourage visitors to reflect on the security and privacy of their personal medical information, as well as their expectations regarding menstruation and fertility data.

The Quipu Kit: Reflecting on Privacy and Trust through Knotting

The Quipu kit invites for reflecting on relations to data by knotting experiences of privacy and trust in regard to Menstruation and Fertility Tracking Apps (MFTAs). It is informed by the Incan tradition of Quipu (or Khipu), which are recording devices made of knotted cords to represent notations, numbers, or language. The kit includes a booklet with instructions, prompts, and a selection of materials that can be used for making knotted artefacts, inspired by Quipu knotting. These aim to explore the security and reliability of data.

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