The successful launch of the Cyber Security Research Centre and the first results produced during the initial stage of development has a huge impact on all areas of engagement of the Centre. The main factors which contributed to this are:

  • new improved conditions for working of the students and opportunity to touch base real industrial strength technical environment while still in academia
  • adequate working environment for working on industrial projects on a professional level
  • substantially enhanced capabilities to offer more attractive individual and collaborative environment to business partners
  • closer integration of the different academic areas within the school and encouraging cross-area collaboration, especially between computing, electronics and communication groups

In addition, the activities of the Centre has significance for the university as a whole thanks to the external appearance in the professional community, such as:

  • open events organised by partner organisations
  • boot camps organised by government agencies and funding bodies
  • research seminars organised by the Centre
  • business meetings organised by vendors and service organisations
  • joint ventures, spin-offs and spin outs in collaboration with industrial partners


Beacon Team demonstrating during Cyber ASAP Demo Day


 Beacon Team demonstrating during Cyber ASAP Demo Day
Cyber Security Beacon Team Cyber ASAP Demo Day


 Cyber ASAP Demo Day
Group photo of 35 people including Prof Ouazzane and Dr Vassilev