Greenwich recognised as a centre of excellence in cyber security research


Professor George Loukas, Head of Centre for Sustainable Cyber Security at the University of Greenwich said:

"The ACE-CSR status received from NCSC is a recognition of both the quality of our research output and of our emphasis on sustainable cyber security solutions that can have positive impact to society now and over the long run."

Following the most recent assessment panel, Greenwich is one of 21 universities recognised as ACE-CSR by NCSC and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

The universities chosen met tough minimum standards and proved they have:

  • Commitment from the university's leadership team to support and invest in the university's cyber security research capacity and capability
  • A critical mass of academic staff engaged in leading-edge cyber security research
  • A proven track record of producing high impact cyber security research
  • Sustained funding from a variety of sources to ensure the continuing financial viability of the research team's activities

Manos Panaousis, Professor of Cyber Security and Deputy Head of the Centre for Sustainable Cyber Security

“Alongside our academic pursuits, the ACE-CSR status energises our commitment to driving substantial industrial impact, fostering robust cyber security advancements that resonate across both academic and commercial landscapes.”

Professor Jane Harrington, Vice Chancellor and CEO of the University of Greenwich said:

“NCSC recognition will be an excellent catalyst for our cyber security research strategy. It will solidify our centre’s reputation as a premier area for attracting global talent in sustainable cyber security research and will serve as a driving force for sustaining and further increasing our strategic investment in this field.”

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