Digital Security by Design

Transforming technology to create a more resilient and secure foundation for a safer digital future

Who's involved?

Digital Security by Design is supported by a consortium of more than 30 of the world’s leading technology companies, academic institutions and researchers and UK government agencies. These include Arm, University of Cambridge, Google, Thales, University of Edinburgh, Hewlett Packard, University of Oxford, Innovate UK, Microsoft, University of Manchester, Digital Catapult, Linaro, King’s College London, National Cyber Security Centre and UK Research and Innovation.

Get involved

Developers and tech organisations can request the prototype hardware and software to experiment with or join Digital Security by Design through the Technology Access Programme that offers the hardware as well as technical guidance and support.

But there are also other ways to get involved, including taking part in networking and learning events, contributing to open source projects etc. Sign up to the newsletter to stay in the loop.

Benefits of Digital Security by Design

The Digital Security by Design initiative aims to address the issues caused by cyber attacks, and provide an opportunity for enterprising developers to explore new secure applications.

Reduction in the number and severity of zero-day vulnerabilities

Increased software integrity and resilience

Increased developer productivity

Reduction in the need for and number of software patches

Lower costs to maintain cyber security

Finding errors in existing software run on today’s hardware

Protecting against vulnerabilities in third-party libraries

Enabling of more secure products and services

Development of new skills and jobs in the UK

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