School of Computing

Cyber Security Group

Membership and Interests

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Head of Group Primary Research Interests
Shujun Li Cyber security, human factors, multimedia computing, digital forensics and cybercrime, and applications of artificial intelligence
Academic Staff Primary Research Interests
Budi Arief Cybercrime (especially in understanding the stakeholders involved), computer security, and the Internet of Things, with a strong overarching element of interdisciplinary research
David Chadwick Public Key Infrastructures and Privilege Management Infrastructures; PERMIS, a fully functional open source authorisation infrastructure (PMI) written in Java; autonomic security systems; trust and reputation management; dynamic delegation of authority; privacy protection in authorisation; and security of ubiquitous computing systems
Rogério De Lemos Architecting dependable and secure systems; self-adaptive software systems; bio-inspired computing applied to dependability and security
Theo Dimitrakos Cloud security
Julio Hernandez-Castro Cryptology, steganography and steganalysis, including computer and network security, computer forensics, CAPTCHAs, RFID security, applications of non-standard techniques to cryptology, study of hard (NP and above) problems and quantum information processing
Özgür Kafalı Socio-technical and human factors in cybersecurity, security requirements engineering, healthcare privacy regulations, formal breach analysis, digital forensics, semantic reasoning, computational logic
Andy King Applications of program analysis techniques to automatic detection of security holes in software; recovery of information from binaries that supports white-hat hackers in the reverse engineering process
Matteo Migliavacca Secure event processing, runtime taint tracking and information flow control in a variety of languages from Java, to PHP and Erlang
Jason Nurse Interaction between users and aspects of cyber security, privacy and trust such as identity security and privacy risks in cyberspace, privacy and security in the internet-of-things and social media, fake news and rumours on social media, and technical and psychological aspects of cybercrime
Carlos Perez Delgado To further our knowledge of the advantages and limitations that quantum theory conveys to communication, computation, metrology, and security
Simon Thompson Program verification for security; functional and concurrent programming for program security; program testing; scripting languages for blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies
Gerald Tripp Intrusion detection through hardware
Research Staff Primary Research Interests
Osama Abu Oun Network and mobile security, IoT security, malware
Orçun Çetin Human factors in cyber security, cybercrime, malware, reputation and abuse reporting
Wenjun Fan Secure information sharing, cloud security
Darren Hurley-Smith Malware, security analysis of true and pseudo-random number generators, quantum cyber security
Tasmina Islam Human factors in cyber security, cybercrime, biometrics
Thomas Sloan Video steganography and steganalysis, digital forensics, anti-forensics and similar areas of computer security
Joanna Ziembicka Secure information sharing, cloud security
Postgraduate Students Primary Research Interests
Adham Albakri Secure information sharing, privacy-preserving techniques
Daniel Bard Quantum cyber security
Calvin Brierley Malware, IoT security
Chris Coppins Software security, binary code analysis
Sam Dawson Verification, relaxed memory, concurrency
Jaime Da Gama Gaspar Cryptography, logic
Sadie Joanne Macintyre Software security, binary code analysis
Mohamad Imad Mahaini Security and privacy issues in online social networks, behaviour of cyber security professionals, cyber influence
Jamie Pont Malware, IoT security

School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

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Last Updated: 15/10/2018