The Information Security Research Group (ISRG) was formally created in 2000 with a vision to perform distinctive world leading research, consultancy and teaching in the areas of computer forensic and computer network defence.
The field of Cyber Security is recognised as a major issue for
today’s society and economy. In particular, the strategic defence and
security review recognised cyber attack as a tier one threat to the
economic well being of UK.
The recent cyber security strategy document defined the following objectives:
its creation the ISRG has developed close working strategic
relationships with industry, government agencies and academia in the
delivery of operationally focused applied information security research.
The engagement with industry has ensured that the applied nature of the
research conducted by the ISRG is directly relevant to the needs of
industry and wealth creation.
In addition, this symbiotic relationship with industry also ensures that our BSc/MSc courses directly address the needs of industry and resulted employment opportunities for our graduates.
research vision and strategy for the Information Security research
focus in the operational area and the interplay between Situational
Awareness, Computer Network Defence, Computer Forensic and Vulnerability
Development. In particular, for the creation of a single integrated
approached to computer network defence and computer forensics via the
development of tools and techniques that support information sharing.