Action Lines

case-plans

1. Position Paper & Business Plan

POSITION PAPER

(PDF)

Makes the Case for the technical feasibility and public benefit of a Trustless Computing Certification Body. Derived from 3 years of work by TCA and speakers of the Free and Safe in Cyberspace event series. Final version was presented on May 4th 2018 in Berlin.

BUSINESS PLAN

(LIVE PDF)

A Plan for the economic feasibility, profit potential and market positioning of a Trustless Computing Certification Body and a complaint CivicNet service, developed with our partners and startup-spinoff TRUSTLESS.AI. Includes a 10-pager Executive Summary.

A global conference series, ongoing since 2015, it has been held already in Brussels, New York, and Brazil, and has attracted amazing world-class speakers. Its sole stated purpose has been to create a wide consensus on the need, feasibility, and nature of a new cybersecurity certification body, with the characteristics of the Trustless Computing Certification Body. Next edition will be held in Berlin on May 4th 2018. Join us as audience, panelist or sponsor!

Its the startup spinoff of the Association – based in Luxembourg, Berlin and Rome. It is building (a) a TC-compliant open computing base, (b) a resilient TC-compliant Supply Chain, (b) and an initial compliant IT services, called CivicNet and CivicChain, that includes a 2mm-thin Wifi handheld device, called CivicPod, aimed initially at the most critical communication, negotiations and transactions of high-profile enterprises and individuals. It is pursuing fundraising of $6M in equity and/or $6-35M via token sale.

The Trustless Computing Campus and Cluster is proposed public-private initiative – co-funded by EU, local and nations public funding – to jump start in the Rome, Berlin and/or Vienna regions, the World’s leading research and competence centre for leading-edge cybersecurity security for communication, cyber-physical and artificial intelligence systems, by offering an unmatched array of scientific, quality of life and economic incentives to the very best talents, researchers, startups, accelerators and companies in such sectors.

publications-research-initiatives

5. PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH INITIATIVES

  • On 4/2018, we published on ResearchGate our Position Paper –  Case for a Trustless Computing Body (43-pager PDF), making a formal technical and public benefit case for TCCB. 
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  • On 4/2016, we submitted a 4M€ proposal to H2020 DS-01-2016 RIA (113-pager PDF) titled “TRUSTLESS socio-technical systems for ultra-high assurance ICT certifications, and a compliant open target architecture, life-cycle and ecosystem, for critical societal use cases and consumer adoption“. Included an ultra-resilient binding conditional MoU among key R&D partners including licensing, patenting and non-compete under Swiss law. 
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  • On 4/2016, we submitted a 1M€ proposal to H2020 DS-01-2016 CSA (80-pager PDF) to build the Certification Body, titled: “TRUSTLESS: Facilitating the evolution to uniquely comprehensive and comparable certification of ICT services and lifecycles“. 
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  • On 2/2016, a 2nd version of “Free and Safe in Cyberspace – Aims and Backgrounder” was published by Rufo Guerreschi and Jovan Golic (PDF)
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  • On 9/2015, we submitted a 4M€ proposal to H2020 FET-Open (44-pager PDF): “ Trustless socio­technical systems for trustworthy critical computing and organizations
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  • On 6/2015, we made a draft proposal titled User Verified E-Government (44-pager PDF), which added to the CivicPod and CivicDock, the concepts of CivicCard (a more secure digital ID card) and CivicKiosk, a kiosk for e-services with the security of the CivicPod that could be used by citizens’ to deal with sensitive e-services from, public, postal office or pharmacies.  
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  • On 7/2015, in advance of our 1st Free and Safe in Cyberspace edition we published the 1st version of the Position Paper for a Trustless Computing Certification Body, in the form of a long blog post titled “Trustless Computing: a proposal for an international certification body for highest-assurance IT and lawful access systems (1st draft).