Current Research: Cyber Security, Privacy and Evidence-based Methods for Security

I'm a Tenured Reader in System Security (Associate Professor) at the Newcastle University. Im the Director of the Centre for Cybercrime and Computer Security (CCCS), a UK Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR). I'm a member of the Secure and Resilient Systems group and the Centre for Software Reliability (CSR).


Before that, I've been a tenured research scientist at the Information Security and Cryptography group of IBM Research - Zurich as well as IBM Corporation's Research Relationship Manager for Privacy and director of IBM's Privacy Research Institute (PRI).


Research Interests: Holistic System Security


Upcoming Projects


PhD Positions in Security and Privacy

  • In general, in PhD Topics of cloud and cyber security, identity and privacy and applied crypto.