Cyber Innovation Series 2021/22: CyberSignature

Posted on: 07/01/2022


This series will give you a quick snapshot of who our current cohort are, where they are from and what their cyber solution provides. To learn more about CyberSignature and the other 9 academic teams selected for the final stage of CyberASAP make sure you attend Demo Day, where you’ll hear their product pitches and see their proofs of concept in action. Enjoy the series.


About CyberSignature

Cyber criminals can easily steal our credit card numbers and personal details. This combined with the dramatic increase in online transactions makes protecting our personal details whilst shopping online that much more important.

CyberSignature adds an extra layer of online payment authentication that leverages unique user characteristics that are impossible to steal, such as typing speed, cursor movement habits and preferences to use the mouse, touchpad, or trackball.

Capturing and modelling such parameters with Machine Learning creates a unique profile for the legitimate card owner. This is then used to distinguish them from cyber-criminals while carrying out a transaction online.


The CyberSignature Team

The team consists of researchers and academics from Edge Hill University with expertise in big data modelling and experience in large European projects involving industry partners. Also involved is a business advisor with expertise in knowledge exchange and enterprise.

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See them at Demo Day

Join us on Thursday 17 Feb 2022 and be the first to preview a range of highly promising cyber products and services from leading UK academic teams. Hear their pitches and assess their offerings in this unique showcase of ready-to-commercialise cyber innovations. Register here.


CyberASAP 2022/23

Funding for CyberASAP 2022/23 has just been confirmed for academic teams with a cyber security idea they would like to commercialise. The funding competition opens on Monday 7th February 2022 and closes at 12noon on Wednesday 2nd March. To receive details of the programme and how to apply please provide your details here.


About CyberASAP

CyberASAP (Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme) is the only pre-seed accelerator programme in the cyber ecosystem which provides expertise, knowledge and support to convert academic research into commercial products and services.

CyberASAP is funded by the UK Government Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK and Innovate UK KTN.

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The only pre-seed accelerator programme in the cybersecurity ecosystem, CyberASAP (Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme) plays a unique and vital role in supporting cyber security innovation and commercialisation.


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