Surrey Centre for Cyber Security blog

From shoulder surfers and keyloggers to MitM and malware: Can we make passwords safe against malicious observers?

On 16th March the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (SCCS) and the Department of Computer Science of the University of Surrey jointly organised a half-day workshop on Human Factors in Cyber Security. Three speakers talked about their work on three different topics related to human factors and cyber security. I was the second speaker talking […]

Cyber Security: Is it now a new major subject like Computer Science?

A recent report in Chinese media caught my eye: Cyber Security (网络空间安全 in Chinese, which literally means “Network Space Security” but I believe is how the English word “Cyber Security” is translated into Chinese) is now a major subject at the same level as Computer Science according to a recent change made to the regulations governing PhD programmes in […]

New information hiding technology to be commercialised by Crossword Cybersecurity

A new information hiding technology, developed by SCCS members Dr Shujun Li, Prof Anthony TS Ho, Dr Haitham Cruickshank, Prof Zhili Sun and Prof Alan Woodward in their joint Innovate UK SBRI project “Mobile Magic Mirror (M3): Steganography and Cryptography on the move“, will be commercialised through Crossword Cybersecurity plc (Crossword), an ISDX listed technology transfer company. Both Crossword […]