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iTrust signs MOU with ClassNK

7th November, 2022

iTrust SUTD and ClassNK – Nippon Kaiji Kyokai inked a Memorandum of Understanding on 18 Oct 2022 to collaborate in three important maritime cyber security areas: R&D, risk management and training. These activities will be supported by the upcoming MariOT testbed. iTrust looks forward to learning from and working with ClassNK!


iTrust charts a new course in maritime cyber security R&D

17th October, 2022

iTrust has been awarded S$4.77M by the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) to develop a Maritime Testbed of Shipboard Operational Technology (MariOT) system, in collaboration with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Singapore Polytechnic’s Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety (CEMS). The award was presented to SUTD at the SMI Forum on 11 October 2022, with iTrust’s Centre Director Professor Aditya […]

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Launch of CSA-iTrust Master of Science in Security by Design Scholarship (CiMS) Programme

12th July, 2022

iTrust proud to be selected by Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) as the anchor research centre to host the CSA-iTrust Master of Science in Security by Design Scholarship (CiMS) Programme. This programme was announced by Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Smart Nation and Cybersecurity, at the Operational Technology Cybersecurity Expert Panel (OTCEP) Forum 2022.

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Guidelines for Cyber Risk Management in Shipboard OT Systems

22nd February, 2022

After a year-long study, the first edition of the “Guidelines for Cyber Risk Management in Shipboard Operational Technology Systems” is published and available for download here. This work is carried out by iTrust and funded by Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) under the grant number SMI-2020-MA-04. The team would like to thank the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for its guidance […]

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Singapore Blockchain Hackathon 2021

12th January, 2022

iTrust Team, PIEChain, consisting of  researchers Dr. Daniel Reijsbergen and Aung Maw, won the first prize, under the Enthusiast Track, in the Singapore Blockchain Innovation Challenge 2021. In the project, they implement an interoperability solution for existing blockchains, and demonstrate it with two applications: cross-chain auction and cross-chain flash loan. 

More details of the event and the winning projects can be found here.



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Global List of the Top Scientists

12th January, 2022

Our Heartiest Congratulations to iTrust Center Director, Prof Aditya Mathur and Co-Director, Prof  Zhou Jianying, for being listed in the Top 2% Scientists!

This list that comprises of top 2% scientists in various scientific fields was created by Professor John P.A. loannidis and his research teams from Stanford University. It contains a publicly available database of over 186,000 top scientists that provides […]

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Guidelines for cyber risk management for shipboard OT systems

12th January, 2022

Prof Jianying Zhou and Senior RA Priyanga Rajaram carried out a cyber risk management study in shipboard OT systems, and developed a set of guidelines on amalgamated “best practices” for maritime authorities and shipping lines. The first version of guidelines can be downloaded here.

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Young CRITIS Award 2021

30th September, 2021

At the 16th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS 2021) in Sep 2021, iTrust Research Associate Siddhant Shrivastava was awarded the first prize for his work on the Super Detector along with the Young CRITIS Award. The Award seeks to promote and support young researchers operating in the Critical Infrastructure Protection framework. Congratulations Siddhant!

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MOU on Operational Technology Collaboration

16th September, 2021

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Operational Technology (OT) security for critical infrastructure today, 16 September 2021. This MOU will formalise the partnership between MINDEF and SUTD on OT security and strengthen the collaboration in research and technology, threat modelling, training and expertise development. The MOU signing […]