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Research in Information Security

We conduct world-class research into all areas of information and cyber security and boasts a world-leading group of academics and industrial contacts.

Our research profile takes advantage of the group's interdisciplinary nature to tackle major challenges in many different areas of information security. Our current research interests include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Cryptography and its applications
  • Security of systems and technologies
  • The application of socio-technical and organisational theory to cyber security
  • The application of economics and game theory to cyber security
  • Smart cards, tokens and applications
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Authentication, identity management and authorisation

 We have our own dedicated research centre, the ISG Smart Card Centre.

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