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 Research Associate in AI for Privacy (deadline 16th June, 2018) + Call for PhD Applications in Cyber Security (deadline extended to 31st May, 2018)

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).


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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Kent wins National Capture the Flag competition Students from the School of Computing at the University of Kent have won the annual Deloitte Cyber 'Capture the Flag' competition. The competition tested students' penetration testing, forensics, malware and intrusion analysis skills in a fun and competitive environment. The Kent team, comprised of Matthew Boakes, Calvin Brierley, Catalin Irimie and Jamie Pont, qualified in an initial round. Only the eight highest scoring university teams were...

1 March 2018

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RT @hooklee75: This can be seen from a different angle: a lot of other #blockchain based solutions are still going ahead by ignoring #legal…

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Join us as a #researcher (#RA / #Research Associate) in #AI for #privacy (deadline 13 June 2018) or a #PhD #student…

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RT @hooklee75: On 29 May 12-2pm at @UniKent in Canterbury, @SSPSSR and @UniKentCyberSec will jointly host a talk "Can we manage #cyber #ris…

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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: 18/05/2018