Surrey Centre for Cyber Security blog

New EPSRC research project on addressing human-related risks in cybersecurity/cybercrime ecosystems

SCCS just got a new research project “ACCEPT: Addressing Cybersecurity and Cybercrime via a co-Evolutionary aPproach to reducing human-relaTed risks” granted by EPSRC. It will involve a group of researchers working in five academic disciplines (Computer Science, Crime Science, Business, Engineering, Behavioural Science) at four UK research institutes (University of Surrey, UCL, University of Warwick, […]

SCCS has 2 open PhD positions funded by HM Government (UK citizens only)

SCCS invites applications for 2 PhD positions in Cyber Security: One position is in the research project called Modelling and Verification of Distributed Ledger Technologies under supervision of Prof Steve Schneider (principal supervisor) and Dr David Williams. Another position is in the research project called Attribute-based Signatures for Privacy in V2X Authentication under supervision of […]

SCCS is recruiting a Research Fellow for EPSRC-funded project TAPESTRY

SCCS is looking for a post-doctoral researcher to start in March/April 2017 and work on a new EPSRC-funded project called TAPESTRY that will investigate, develop and demonstrate new cryptographic protocols to enable people, businesses and services to connect safely online. The candidate will be mainly working with Dr Mark Manulis on the design, security analysis […]

When discrete optimisation meets multimedia security (and beyond)

I was invited by Prof Raouf Hamzaoui to give a talk on “When Discrete Optimisation Meets Multimedia Security” for the IEEE UK & Ireland Signal Processing Chapter on 25th May, 2016. The talk was hosted the De Montfort University and was also organised as part of the Faculty of Technology Research Seminar Series (FoT-RSS). The slides of […]

Open research position on human-assisted data loss prevention (DLP)

We are recruiting an MSc / good first (UG) degree holder to work on a new Innovate UK funded KTP project about human-assisted DLP (data loss prevention) following a hybrid human-machine computing paradigm. The successful candidate should have experience in practical applications of machine learning (ideally to some cyber security applications, not necessarily on DLP). He/She […]

Verifiable Electronic Voting on the radar

This year’s European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies took place last month, with the conference topic as “New technologies in elections: public trust and challenges for electoral management bodies” [1].   Conclusion 21 of the conference “pointed to the issue of verifiability of the vote if electronic voting is used and the importance of providing effective […]

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