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.