International Women in Engineering Day: things are changing

Tomorrow is International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED20). It’s a time for reflection on how far we have come and how far we still have to go. When I commenced my engineering studies I was one of 12 females in a class of 120 in total – a proportion that was...
DARPA: a hardware-based embedded line of defense at the core

DARPA: a hardware-based embedded line of defense at the core

Last week, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that it has selected two teams of companies to support its Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS) program to ‘automate the process of incorporating scalable defense mechanisms...
The first 1825 days

The first 1825 days

April Fool’s Day is not the most obvious choice of a start date for taking the helm in a growing, innovative technology company, but that is the hand that fate dealt me five years ago, starting as UltraSoC CEO on 1 April 2015. And what a journey it has been so far.  ...