REWIRE brings together 13 partners form 8 European countries, providing all the required expertise for achieving the project’s ambitious objectives.
REWIRE brings together renowned researchers from industry and academia towards creating trusted computing safeguards that can strengthen the security posture of complex Cyber-Physical Systems (CPSoS). By combining disruptive technologies (capturing all operational stacks of safety-critical applications) we envision to convert deployed system into security hardened “tokens” assuring their entire lifecycle; from their secure bootstrap to their verifiable secure execution and maintenance through appropriate (SW and/or FW) updates.
REWIRE brings the ‘don’t trust, verify’ paradigm to the whole IoT lifecycle; from secure on-boarding to device management and software and firmware update. Throughout the lifetime of a device its components will be monitored to ensure that the data that is being reported can be verified and trusted. The functions offered by any components identified as un-trustworthy will be assigned to other components in the system to ensure service is maintained. The varied use cases that have been identified (automotive, smart cities and smart satellites) will enable REWIRE’s outputs to be tested and their benefits demonstrated.
REWIRE will provide a secure update system. UCLouvain will contribute to this system by providing a secure way of transmitting these updates through strong cryptographic means. Our ambition is to ensure that this transmission remains secure even if the target device is at the hand of attackers – a likely scenario in an IoT context – capable of monitoring, and possibly tampering with, the device’s physical behaviour.
The REWIRE project aims to create a framework for continuous security assessment and management of billions of interconnected IoT devices under the zero-trust concept. As an industry partner, Secura contributes in researching and developing automated verification tools for ensuring integrity of targeted firmware in devices used in smart cities, smart satellites and smart vehicles, throughout their entire lifecycles.
REWIRE will bring formally-verified security guarantees to IoT and connected devices. NEC Laboratories Europe will contribute to the design of secure Trusted Execution Environments based on Risc-V and to the design of novel attestation protocol tailored to the project use cases.
REWIRE aims to offer a Blockchain overlay that facilitates the secure, auditable recording and sharing of the threat intelligence data, among the distributed IoT devices, actors, and back-end systems, and data regarding the security patching and update process. It is exciting to develop a new generation of blockchain through REWIRE to provide secure and trusted oracles, smart contracts and AI-based solutions.
REWIRE aims to enhance cyber security awareness in heterogeneous IoT deployments by supporting the management lifecycle and threat intelligence data sharing through a Blockchain infrastructure. As a technical partner, Suite5 will contribute in developing an AI- based misbehavior detection mechanism towards analysing various attack vectors within a distributed environment using federated learning; and integrate it as part of the chaincode of smart contacts towards ensuring the trustworthy training and inferencing of AI Federated Learning models.
REWIRE aims to enhance cyber security awareness in heterogeneous IoT deployments by supporting the management lifecycle and threat intelligence data sharing through a Blockchain infrastructure. As a technical partner, Suite5 will contribute in developing an AI- based misbehavior detection mechanism towards analysing various attack vectors withi
Project’s ambition is to provide a harmonized toolchain for the efficient and continuous security assessment and management throughout the entire lifecycle of IoT devices. This holistic approach takes into account, for the first time, the concept of zero-trust, leveraging verification for different aspects (crypto, firmware) and runtime assurance. REWIRE’s scientific contribution activates a multiplier effect on economic and societal dimensions, presenting business opportunities for stakeholders, while increasing cybersecurity awareness and fostering digital transition of EU societies.
Libre Space Foundation is participating in the REWIRE project to demonstrate the innovative Smart Satellites Use Case. LSF is committed to defining requirements, designing, and deploying a comprehensive ‘flat-sat’ engineering model, using a RISC-V-based Onboard Processor, COTS Onboard Data Handling Unit, and an LSF-developed COMMS Subsystem and Ground Segment simulator, all in alignment with LSF’s vision for accessible and open space technologies
Automotive industry envisions highly interconnected, smart and futuristic vehicles that will allow safer transportation and fully autonomous driving. REWIRE envisages a pioneering security framework, interweaved with cutting-edge technologies, to tackle the mission critical security aspects of Vehicle-2-Everything (V2X) communication and over-the-air (ΟΤΑ) updates, in conjunction with real-time cyber-attacks detection and mitigation.
REWIRE innovations will enhance security for several key assets of Smart Cities scenarios where IoT technologies and mechanisms are implemented over constrained devices and communication radio links. These enhancements include lightweight authenticated key exchanges that allow device bootstrapping, secure firmware updates over the air, and threat detection. Through the use of novel techniques — e.g., state-of-the-art blockchain and AI solutions — REWIRE will improve security and trust for Smart Cities.
Collins Aerospace, Applied Research and Technology Centre is proud to be a technology partner of the REWIRE project providing verification and validation expertise for secure embedded systems solutions. The approach followed will include a top-down tool-aided formal verification approach providing guarranties from system till fine-grained RISC-V based requirements.