Fraunhofer Centre for Applied and Integrated Security (FSR-CAIS)

Strategic Research Fields and Competence Areas

At Fraunhofer Singapore, an interdisciplinary team of experienced scientists and research engineers work passionately in solving real-world challenges and application-oriented excellence in research. Fraunhofer Singapore continually strengthens and expands core competencies addressing relevant lead markets in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Our main activities are currently bundled within the Centre for Applied and Integrated Security (CAIS). We are closely linked with our research group and scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The following competencies and research areas are our focus:

  • Quantum Cryptanalysis
  • Quantum Key Distribution (QKD)
  • Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC)
  • Quantum Resilience and Readiness

Centre for Applied and Integrated Security - Research and Competence Areas

Quantum Cryptanalysis

  • QKD Systems and Network Security
  • Key Management and Application Integration
  • QKD Deployment and Testbeds
  • Quantum Hacking 

Quantum Key Distribution Networks

  • PQC Primitives in Software and Hardware 
  • PQC Secure Software Libraries
  • Security Evaluation and Testing Tools 

Post Quantum Cryptography

  • Trusted Platforms and High Assurance Systems
  • Side Channel Security Evaluation and Advanced Fault-Attacks 
  • Hardware Supply Chain Security and Trust

Cyber Resilience and Readiness

  • Quantum Readiness and Preparedness
  • Quantum Risk Assessment
  • Cryptoagility

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Cognitive Security Technologies

Advances research at the interface between artificial intelligence (AI) and IT security.

Hardware Security

Securing and integrating microcontrollers and secure elements, as well as on the secure use of system-on-chips.

Product Protection and Industrial Security

Security solutions and new methods for securing electronic devices and corporate assets.

Service & Application Security

Security and data protection of distributed applications as well as secure data transfer.

Secure Operating Systems

Security of hardware-related software.

Secure Systems Engineering

Implementation of secure and usable IT systems for the development of digital systems.

Secure Infrastructures

Applied cryptography and the impact of artificial intelligence on secure infrastructures.

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What We Do

An interdisciplinary team of scientists and researchers work passionately in solving real-world challenges and creation of scientific knowledge capable of generating added value to its clients and partners, exploring and enabling technology innovations.

How We Work

We serve as a competent partner to transform cutting-edge research into technologies and providing the economy and society with scientific knowledge crucial for the development of new innovative solutions and services.

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