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UCL Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research

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Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research

UCL is one of the nineteen UK universities conducting world class research in the field of cyber security that have been recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. Part of the goal in recognising the centres is to encourage collaboration, enhancing the UK's knowledge base providing top-quality graduate training, supporting the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and driving up the level of innovation.
Our centre is home to world-leading researchers, covering a wide range of Cyber Security areas:
 
  • Anonymous Communications
  • Cryptocurriencies and Blockchains
  • Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
  • Cybersafety
  • Economics of Security
  • Ethical, Legal, and Policy Aspects of Security
  • Financial Security
  • Human Factors in Security
  • Language-based Security
  • Network Security
  • Privacy-Enhancing Technologies
  • Program Verification and Analysis
  • Security and Privacy in Artificial Intelligence
  • Security in Ubiquitous Computing
  • Software Security
  • Systems Security

Members

Earl Barr

Earl Barr

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

Department of Computer Science

Software Engineering, Computer Security, Programming Languages

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Ingolf Becker

Ingolf Becker

Lecturer

Department of Security and Crime Science

Usable Security, Cybercrime, Organisational Cyber Security

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Irina Brass

Irina Brass

Lecturer in Regulation, Innovation and Public Policy

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy

Standards and Regulation, Risk Assessment, Adaptive Governance of Emerging Technologies 

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Madeline Carr

Madeline Carr

Professor of Global Politics and Cybersecurity

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy

International Politics, Global Governance, Policy

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Tristan Caulfield

Tristan Caulfield

Senior Research Fellow

Department of Computer Science

Security Economics, Systems Modelling, Disinformation

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David Clark

David Clark

Reader in Program Analysis

Department of Computer Science

Information Flow Control, Malware Analysis, Fuzzing

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Nicolas Courtois

Nicolas Courtois

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

Department of Computer Science

Cryptography, Cryptanalysis

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George Danezis

George Danezis

Professor of Security and Privacy Engineering

Department of Computer Science

Computer and Information Security, Privacy, Blockchains

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Emiliano De Cristofaro (Director)

Emiliano De Cristofaro

Professor of Security and Privacy Enhancing Technologies

Department of Computer Science

Privacy, Security, Measurements

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Mark Handley

Mark Handley

Professor of Networked Systems

Department of Computer Science

Networking, Computer Networks, Communications, Systems

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Shane Johnson

Shane Johnson

Professor of Future Crimes

Department of Security and Crime Science

Internet of Things, Useable Security, Policy Evaluation

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Brad Karp

Brad Karp

Professor of Computer Systems and Networks

Department of Computer Science

Systems Security, Secure Operating Systems, Web Browser Security

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Jens Krinke

Jens Krinke

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

Department of Computer Science

Vulnerability Detection, Static Analysis, Continuous Code Inspection

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Sarah Meiklejohn

Sarah Meiklejohn

Reader (Associate Professor) in Cryptography and Security

Department of Computer Science

Cryptography, Security, Cryptocurrencies

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Enrico Mariconti

Enrico Mariconti

Lecturer in Information Security

Department of Security and Crime Science

Malware, Cybercrime, AI

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Steven Murdoch

Steven Murdoch

Principal Research Fellow

Department of Computer Science

Anonymous Communications, Payments Systems, Security Usability

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Mirco Musolesi

Mirco Musolesi

Professor of Data Science

Department of Geography

Machine Learning/AI applied to (cyber-)security, Behavior modelling, Security in/for cyber-physical and autonomous systems

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Simon Parkin

Simon Parkin

Senior Teaching and Research Fellow

Department of Computer Science

Human-centred security, Security Usability, Security Management

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David Pym

David Pym

Professor of Information, Logic, and Security

Department of Computer Science

Logic, Policy, Economics

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Angela Sasse

Angela Sasse

Professor of Human-Centred Technology

Department of Computer Science

Human-centred security, Usability of Security and Privacy Solutions, Economics of Security

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Leonie Tanczer

Leonie Tanczer

Lecturer in  International Security and Emerging Technologies

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy

Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Gender

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Marie Vasek

Marie Vasek

Lecturer

Department of Computer Science

Information Security, Security Economics, Cryptocurrencies

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Shi Zhou

Shi Zhou

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

Department of Computer Science

Cybersecurity, Bots Detection, Epidemic preading

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