Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS)


Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS)

Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS)

News: Call for PhD Applications in Cyber Security (3 studentships)

The Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) at the University of Kent harnesses expertise across the University to address current and potential cyber security challenges.

Its strategic objective is to promote wide-ranging multidisciplinary research, and to teach and develop skills in cyber security to its students and the wider community, through degree programmes, workshops, visits, lectures and training.

Included in its remit is to work with external organisations to promote cyber security.

We have an external-facing mailing list to inform non-Kent people and organisations who are interested in hearing about news, events and other public announcements from the Centre. If you are interested in subscribing to it, send an email to with a brief introduction to yourself (and your employer if that is relevant).


New Lecturer joins Kent's Cyber Security team Dr Jason R C Nurse has joined the University of Kent as a Lecturer in Cyber Security in the School of Computing. Jason is a member of the Cyber Security Research Group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Jason joins Kent from the University of Oxford, where he was a Senior Researcher in Cyber Security, a part of the Department of Computer Science and Cyber Security Oxford, and a JR Fellow at Wolfson College Oxford. Dr Nurse's research interests focus...

2 July 2018

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Research opportunities at the School of Computing Talented researchers are being urged to apply for PhD and research associate positions in the School of Computing at Kent. The School is a welcoming and supportive environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are a well-balanced, inclusive and diverse community that aims to further enhance our achievements and reputation in teaching, research and innovation. Research Associate – apply by 25 May 2018 Research Assoc...

18 May 2018

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Expert Comment: Bank botched upgrade – 'data breaches should never have happened' Commenting on the chaos faced by 1.9 million customers of the TSB, cyber security expert, Professor Shujun Li of the University of Kent said: 'there have been data breaches that should have never happened with any modern e-banking systems.' 'The ongoing IT system failure of TSB surprised me not because of the failure itself. Today's IT systems are too complicated and dy...

24 April 2018

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RT @hooklee75: If you have 5 seconds (I do mean 5 seconds!) could you help to take a quick survey on how many figures you normally use to e…

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Fresh research from our Core Member Dr Jason Nurse, on #CyberSecurity #awareness, #OSN #Twitter #DataScience…

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Two #PhD #studentships in #CyberSecurity available at @UniKentComp for #UK/#EU applicants. Non-UK/EU applicants may…

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Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS), University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824180 or contact us.

Last Updated: 09/07/2018