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Cyber attack on Lancaster University results in National Crime Agency investigation

Lancaster University has been subject to a sophisticated and malicious phishing attack which has resulted in breaches of student and applicant data. The matter has been reported to law enforcement agencies and staff at the renowned seat of learning are now working closely with...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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University of Edinburgh to become Centre of Excellence for UK cyber security research

The University of Edinburgh has become a Government-approved Centre of Excellence for cyber security research in the UK. Ben Gummer, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has praised the university’s efforts in becoming the first such centre in Scotland to gain the accolade, in...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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WMG’s Cyber Security Centre set to play key role in new £23 million Internet of Things Research Hub

The Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick is to play a significant role in a new £23 million interdisciplinary Research Hub designed to drive forward UK research on the Internet of Things (IoT). Ed Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital...
Posted On 06 Jan 2016
CREST is based at Lancaster University
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ESRC launches National Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats

Working in partnership with the UK’s security and intelligence agencies, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has commissioned the launch of a new centre dedicated to the development and use of economic and social science research to understand, mitigate and...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015