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 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. Bioinspired computing applied to dependability and security.  
Theo Dimitrakos Cloud security.  
Julio Hernandez-Castro My research interests range from Cryptology to Steganography and Steganalysis, including Computer and Network Security, Computer Forensics, CAPTCHAs, RFID Security, the application of Non-Standard techniques to Cryptology, the 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 In my work I apply program analysis techniques to automatically find security holes in software. I am also developing tools that aid the recovery of information from binaries that supports white-hat hackers in the reverse engineering process.  
Peter Linington  
Matteo Migliavacca Secure event processing, runtime taint tracking and information flow control in a variety of languages from Java, to PHP and Erlang.  
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
Aziem Chawdhary Malware Detection. 
Joanna Ziembicka  
Wenjun Fan  
Darren Hurley-Smith  
Thomas Sloan Video steganography and steganalysis, digital forensics, anti-forensics and similar areas of computer security.  
Postgraduate Students Primary Research Interests
Adham Albakri  
Calvin Brierley  
Chris Coppins  
Jaime Gaspar Cryptography, logic.  
Mohamad Imad Mahaini  
Jamie Pont  
Sadie Macintyre  
Thomas Seed Machine learning and malware analysis.  

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Last Updated: 09/03/2018