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Key Research Areas

This plan strategically addresses and emphasizes advanced cybersecurity issues by considering three crucial aspects: leveraging Taiwan's advantages in development areas, meeting national development needs, and aligning with significant international trends. The primary objective is to position Taiwan as a global leader in these areas by allocating resources to specific topics and driving focused research and development efforts. The key research areas and related crucial topics of this project plan are as follows:

Key Research Topics


Related issues

Security on Chip

The semiconductor industry is a high-advantage industry for Taiwan. It intends to combine hardware advantages to develop manufacturing technologies and functionalities encompassing certification, identification, encryption, and other cybersecurity-related features.

  • Physically Unclonable Function
  • Hardware Encryption Modules and Design Platforms
  • Chip Security Design and Testing Techniques

Post-Quantum Cryptography

Post-Quantum Cryptography is a research field with significance. Taiwan has achieved impressive research outcomes and intends to continue developing cryptographic methods and communication technologies.

  • Post-Quantum Cryptography,
  • Quantum Communications

Satellite Security

With the widespread adoption of low Earth orbit satellite services, the composition of the global communication infrastructure is also transforming. It is to develop necessary security designs and communication technologies to ensure the reliability of communications.

  • Resilient Networking Technologies
  • Satellite Communication System Security Design

Zero Trust Architecture

In response to the Zero Trust Architecture, the plan aims to research and develop related technologies such as access control and homomorphic encryption. The goal is to facilitate the implementation of

ZTA in terms of management and engineering.

  • Trusted Access Control
  • Homomorphic Encryption

AI-native Cybersecurity

The application of AI in cyber security is an unstoppable trend. The plan aims to research and develop AI technologies suitable for cybersecurity and AI technologies that do not pose security vulnerabilities.

  • Data poisoning attacks and defense
  • AI-based Intrusion Detection

Resilient Networks

Blockchain technology has impacted the operational paradigm of the existing Internet. This project plan aims to research network layer communication technologies to uphold cyber security within the network.

  • Blockchain Domain Names and Routing

Next-Generation Mobile Network Security

Researching cybersecurity-related technologies for 6th generation mobile networks to enhance the security of Taiwan's critical communication infrastructure

  • Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)
  • Edge Intelligence