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Tackling a phishing problem? Don’t pen test your staff

Professor Angela Sasse, UCL Published as part of the Cyber Readiness for Boards (CR4B) Project. Many companies are concerned about the threat of phishing – employees leaking credentials or allowing malicious code access by clicking  on embedded links or opening...

RISCS Showcase

Every once in a while, it's good (and necessary) to take a moment and reflect – take account of the work one has done, and the achievements it has led to. 2020 certainly has been quite a year to reflect upon - putting new obstacles in our way again and again, and...

Building bridges: policy engagement training for our community

How can our research inform policy? Who are policy makers and how do they actually ‘make’ policy?  by Flo Greatrix, RISCS Policy Adviser As the policy adviser for RISCS, I am tasked with improving the dialogue and building relationships between our...

Call for SME Participation: Economic Metrics In Cybersecurity

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Cardiff University extends an invitation to take part in a research project which aims to establish how SMEs make decisions about cybersecurity investments and, ultimately, how this process can be better supported and...

New RISCS Policy briefing: a framework to assess evidence quality in cyber security policy making

We are thrilled to share our new policy briefing based on the Evaluating Cyber Security Evidence for Policy Advice” (ECSEPA) project led by Professor Madeline Carr (UCL) and Professor Siraj Shaikh (Coventry University). Civil servants across the UK Government are...

Cyber Insurance and Risk Management: Challenges and Opportunities

UCL gates in March 2020 A new playground for underwriters? Corporate boards the world over are scrambling to address the unique challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic – particularly the impact of social distancing. In addition to the obvious problems this causes...

Call for Start-ups to join the NCSC Cyber Accelerator Programme

ACE-CSR PIs and RI Directors The NCSC Cyber Accelerator is a collaboration between the UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC, part of GCHQ) , and Wayra UK (Telefónica's Open Innovation Hub). We...

Call for Proposals: National Cyber Security Centre and the Research Institute in Trustworthy Inter-connectedCyber-physical Systems (RITICS)

Closing date: Friday 11 September 2020, 16:00 Summary The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), working in collaboration with the Research Institute forthe Trustworthy Inter-connected Cyber-physical Systems (RITICS), is inviting proposals from academicresearchers for...

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Tackling a phishing problem? Don’t pen test your staff

Professor Angela Sasse, UCL Published as part of the Cyber Readiness for Boards (CR4B) Project. Many companies are concerned about the threat of phishing – employees leaking credentials or allowing malicious code access by clicking  on embedded links or opening...

RISCS Showcase

Every once in a while, it's good (and necessary) to take a moment and reflect – take account of the work one has done, and the achievements it has led to. 2020 certainly has been quite a year to reflect upon - putting new obstacles in our way again and again, and...

Building bridges: policy engagement training for our community

How can our research inform policy? Who are policy makers and how do they actually ‘make’ policy?  by Flo Greatrix, RISCS Policy Adviser As the policy adviser for RISCS, I am tasked with improving the dialogue and building relationships between our...

Call for SME Participation: Economic Metrics In Cybersecurity

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Cardiff University extends an invitation to take part in a research project which aims to establish how SMEs make decisions about cybersecurity investments and, ultimately, how this process can be better supported and...

Cyber Insurance and Risk Management: Challenges and Opportunities

UCL gates in March 2020 A new playground for underwriters? Corporate boards the world over are scrambling to address the unique challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic – particularly the impact of social distancing. In addition to the obvious problems this causes...

Call for Start-ups to join the NCSC Cyber Accelerator Programme

ACE-CSR PIs and RI Directors The NCSC Cyber Accelerator is a collaboration between the UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC, part of GCHQ) , and Wayra UK (Telefónica's Open Innovation Hub). We...