RISCS Phase I Projects Introduction
RISCS Phase I has now been finished.
University College London had been chosen by GCHQ, the Research Councils’ Global Uncertainties Programme, and the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills to host the UK’s first academic research institute to put cybersecurity on a scientific basis ( link to press release ).
The institute, funded by a £3.8 million grant, was a virtual collaboration between researchers at:
- Imperial College London working with Queen Mary University of London and Royal Holloway, University of London on Games and Abstraction;
- Newcastle University working with Northumbria University working on Choice Architecture;
- Royal Holloway, University of London working on Cyber Security Cartographies; and
- University College London working on Productive Security.
Angela Sasse, UCL’s head of information security research, is the institute’s director of research.
The institute hosts a number cross-university projects, encouraging collaboration between researchers at different institutions: