Information Security Group announces SearchSecurity.co.uk Awards

The Information Security Group (ISG) would like to announce the winners of the 2009 SearchSecurity.co.uk awards. These awards honour outstanding M.Sc. theses on topics that might be of particular interest to businesses.

Open Position: Professor of Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London

Applications are invited for the post of Professor of Information Security from candidates with research interests in any area of Information Security. You will demonstrate academic leadership and the ability to direct research and to attract research income. Involvement in third stream income generation and playing an active role in the further development of the group's taught MSc degree programme, including supervision of projects, are other main duties of the post.

VOME Survey reveals our identity theft fears

vome logoResearchers from the Information Security Group (ISG) at Royal Holloway, University of London worked together with UK online to conduct a survey of privacy attitudes and behaviours.

ISG review 09/10 published

thumbThe ISG review published annually to coincide with London's InfoSec exhibition is now available for download by clicking here. You will find us at Infosec (this year held at Earls Court) on Stand No. D85, so please come along if you would like to discuss any aspect of our MSc and Diploma programmes. You may also be interested in the following links showing the various modes of study - blockmode and CPD ).

ISG Project to Take Part in ESRC’s Festival of Social Science: 13th March 2010

clown with laptopISG Project to Take Part in ESRC’s Festival of Social Science

As part of the VOME project, the Information Security Group has teamed up with physical theatre company, Bimbilibausa, and Sunderland City Council to put on an exciting interactive event aimed at uncovering people’s views about online privacy.

The event, which is free to attend, is being held on the 13th March at 10.30am and 12.30pm at the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. It forms part of the nationwide Festival of Social Science which is run by the Economic and Social Research Council – the leading funder of social science research in the UK - and is intended to help the general public discover more about the world of social science.

SANS SEC508: Computer Forensics, Investigation and Response: 6-8th March 2010

thumbIn conjunction with the MSc's Digital Forensics module, SANS will be providing a 3 day course, "SEC508: Computer Forensics, Investigation and Response" on 6/7/8 March 2010 at Royal Holloway.  This course has a specially prepared syllabus based on the SANS 6-day course. The course is available to current students and also to alumni. Further details are here.