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The Cybersecurity (CYS) group studies design, modelling, analysis, verification and testing of networks and systems in order to tackle cybersecurity and privacy problems that are important to industry, society and everyone living in a technologically dependent world.

Our research is both theoretical and applied, and includes cryptography, security by design, security engineering, formal methods for security and privacy, protocols and web and mobile applications, malware, access control, anomaly detection and intrusion detection, business processes and workflows, policies, trust, transparency, human factors and socio-technical systems, usable security and privacy, AI privacy, AI security, safety, information assurance and information warfare, intelligent security, ethical hacking, cybercrime forensics and statistics.

Numerous industrial applications include network security solutions, cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, e-health. CYS is part of the cross-departmental KCL Cybersecurity Centre, and also collaborates with governmental and law-enforcement agencies.