Alumni Chapters

Some of the Chapters are now up and running.  In effect, Korea has had a Chapter with about 20 members for a few years now.  They meet regularly and last week hosted Chez while he was on a visit there.  The London Chapter started with an informal gathering at a pub near Waterloo station, kindly arranged by Fiona Higgins and Zoheir Iftikhar.  Go to

Details of future Alumni events can be found at .

MSc Modules available for Continuing Professional Development Credit

thumbThe modules of the Royal Holloway MSc in Information Security are now available for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) including credit towards the award of the MSc.

The ISG on the News

thumbThose of you who watch the Channel 4 News programme will have noticed the expertise of the Information Security Group recognised in a news piece on the security of the Oyster Card system used by London’s underground rail network.

Research improves consumer understanding of information privacy and consent

thumbResearchers from the world-renowned Information Security Group (ISG) at Royal Holloway, University of London, are participating in a collaborative project with consent and privacy specialists at Salford and Cranfield Universities, Consult Hyperion and Sunderland City Council, to explore how people engage with concepts of information privacy and consent in on-line interactions.

Robert Carolina, Senior Visiting Fellow to the ISG, announces: THE CYBERSPACE FRONTIER HAS CLOSED

thumbRobert Carolina, Senior Visiting Fellow to the Royal Holloway Information Security Group, announces: THE CYBERSPACE FRONTIER “HAS CLOSED”.

The “Close-of-Frontier” announcement was delivered by Internet lawyer and academic Robert Carolina in an address at the first Royal Holloway Information Security Group Alumni Conference, 21-23 July 2008. Carolina also observed that the Internet now has Borders, and has entered an age of De-Globalisation.

Honorary Degree awarded to Prof Whitfield Diffie, Visiting Professor to the ISG

thumbProfessor Whitfield Diffie has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa from Royal Holloway this week.