On 13 May 2016, SUTD, together with ST Electronics, set up the ST Electronics-SUTD Cyber Security Laboratory. This joint laboratory was supported by the National Research Foundation Singapore, under its Corporate Laboratory@University Scheme.
For a start, the main research and development areas of the ST Electronics-SUTD Cyber Security Laboratory had been identified and included three innovation areas:
- Cyber Security Big-data Analytics,
- Developing Trusted Monitoring and Mitigating Techniques, and
- Developing innovative methods for detecting malicious and deceived insiders in an organisation.