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Meet our experts…Professor Eerke Boiten

Professor Eerke Boiten joined the Cyber Technology Institute in April 2017 from the University of Kent where he was the Director of the Cyber Security Research Centre. Professor Boiten spent the first twenty years of his research career, first in … Continue reading

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Meet our experts….Dr Isabel Wagner

Dr Isabel Wagner is a Senior Lecturer in the Cyber Technology Institute here at De Montfort University. She completed her PhD in engineering (Dr.-Ing.) and M.Sc. in computer science (Dipl.-Inf. Univ.) from the Department of Computer Science, University of Erlangen … Continue reading

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Can you avoid being hit by ransomware?

Yes, you can. Having said that, for the NHS it was probably a bit more difficult to avoid it. After last weekend, it is hardly necessary to explain what ransomware is anymore – even if not all media got the … Continue reading

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CYRAN: a realistic environment for cyber warfare training

Cyber Security of ICS/SCADA systems is a major aspect of current research in the cyber community. Here at the Cyber Technology Institute, we have developed CYRAN – a hybrid cyber range that is a combination of physical and virtual components … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Research….Privacy Measurement by Dr Isabel Wagner

PryMe – a Universal Framework to Measure the Strength of Privacy-enhancing Technologies Privacy is a fundamental human right codified in the European Convention on Human Rights. However, privacy in today’s digital society is constantly under threat, and privacy protections are needed … Continue reading

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#DMUCyberWeek at the Cyber Technology Institute

We will be hosting an exciting programme of workshops and activities here in the Cyber Technology Institute at De Montfort University from Monday 8th May – Friday 12th May. #DMUCyberWeek will be a combination of career events for our current … Continue reading

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“Simulated Critical Infrastructure Protection Scenarios” (SCIPS) – the gamification of cyber security strategy

In order to build and maintain secure computer systems, it is vital that Cyber Security is understood and acknowledged as a critical issue by all levels of an organisation.  To improve the awareness and understanding of cyber security in executives … Continue reading

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Meet our experts…. Professor Helge Janicke

Professor Helge Janicke is the Head of the Cyber Technology Institute; as well as the Head of the School of Computing and Informatics at De Montfort University, Leicester. Professor Janicke obtained his first degree in practical informatics from the University of … Continue reading

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Industry and academia: stronger together for a secure and resilient cyberspace

We are very fortunate at the Cyber Technology Institute to have the support of an Industrial Advisory Group (IAG), formed of world leading companies at the forefront of all 13 sectors of Critical National Infrastructure.  Comprised of Airbus Group, BT, … Continue reading

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What is the CTI?

C.T.I stands for the Cyber Technology Institute.  The Cyber Technology Institute is a newly-formed research institute in the Faculty of Technology at De Montfort University. Though, we are not really new…. In fact, the CTI is a collaboration between three … Continue reading

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