Anatolij Bezemskij

Dr Anatolij Bezemskij BEng, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Cyber-physical Threat Detection)

Key details

Dr Anatolij Bezemskij

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Cyber-physical Threat Detection)

Dr. Bezemskij is a Lecturer in Computer Science and a member of the IoT and Security (ISEC) research group, with particular interest in cyber-physical security. Previously he was a Research Associate working on the experimental evaluation of security breaches in smart home environments (ESPSRC CHIST-ERA project COCOON) and Ph.D student working on intrusion detection for autonomous robotic vehicles funded by the MoD's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.

Responsibilities within the university

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Module leader

COMP1671 - Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning

COMP1829 - Network Security


Communication Systems

Computer System Architectures (Programming Languages: Assembly/C)

Network and Operating Systems

Operating Systems

Introduction to Smart Systems (Programming Languages: Assembly/C)

Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning

Systems Programming (Programming Languages: C++/C#)


Winner of Extra Mile Award, 2017, Student Led Teaching Awards

Shortlisted for Supervisor of the Year, 2016, Student Led Teaching Awards

School Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement in Smart Systems Technology Department, 2013, University of Greenwich


Reviewer, Computers & Security, Elsevier

Research / Scholarly interests

Cyber-Physical Security

Internet of Things Security

Smart Systems Technology

Autonomous Robotic System Security

Network Security

Industrial Control Systems

Recent publications


Heartfield, Ryan , Loukas, George, Bezemskij, Anatolij, Panaousis, Emmanouil (2020), Self-configurable cyber-physical intrusion detection for smart homes using reinforcement learning. IEEE. In: , , , . IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security ISSN: 1556-6013 (Print), 1556-6021 (Online) (doi: ).

Loukas, George , Karapistoli, Eirini, Panaousis, Emmanouil, Sarigiannidis, Panagiotis , Bezemskij, Anatolij , Vuong, Tuan (2018), A taxonomy and survey of cyber-physical intrusion detection approaches for vehicles. Elsevier B.V.. In: , , , . Elsevier B.V., Ad Hoc Networks, 84 . pp. 124-147 ISSN: 1570-8705 (Print), (doi:

Heartfield, Ryan , Loukas, George, Budimir, Sanja, Bezemskij, Anatolij , Fontaine, Johnny R. J. , Filippoupolitis, Avgoustinos , Roesch, Etienne (2018), A taxonomy of cyber-physical threats and impact in the smart home. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Computers and Security, 78 . pp. 398-428 ISSN: 0167-4048 (Print), (doi:

Conference proceedings

Bezemskij, Anatolij , Loukas, George, Gan, Diane, Anthony, Richard (2018), Detecting cyber-physical threats in an autonomous robotic vehicle using Bayesian Networks. IEEE. In: , , , 2017 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings) and IEEE Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom) and IEEE Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom) and IEEE Smart Data (SmartData). IEEE, . pp. 1-6 . ISBN: 9781538630679 (doi:

Bezemskij, Anatolij , Loukas, George, Anthony, Richard J., Gan, Diane (2017), Behaviour-based anomaly detection of cyber-physical attacks on a robotic vehicle. IEEE. In: , , , 2016 15th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications and 2016 8th International Symposium on Cyberspace and Security (IUCC-CSS). IEEE, . pp. 61-68 . ISBN: 9781509055678 (doi:

Bezemskij, Anatolij , Anthony, Richard John, Loukas, George, Gan, Diane (2016), Threat evaluation based on automatic sensor signal characterisation and anomaly detection. IARIA. In: , , , The Twelfth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (ICAS 2016). IARIA, . ISBN: 9781612084831ISSN: 2308-3913 (Print), (doi:


Bezemskij, Anatolij and , (2017), Detecting cyber-physical threats against autonomous robotic systems in routine missions. In: , , , . , (doi: ).