Secure software systems

Imperial College is one of the UK’s leading universities in cyber security research

Imperial College has a vibrant cyber security community tackling cutting edge research challenges, educating the next generation, and working with industry. Our community includes academics from the Department of Computing, Institute for Security Science and Technology (ISST), Department of Mathematics, and the Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering.

Generally, our cyber security research falls under two themes; Security Analysis and System Verification, and Operational Systems and Information Assurance. We apply research in a variety of contexts, for example; embedded sensing systems, infrastructure monitoring, unmanned autonomous systems, and web-based and cloud computing environments.

Thanks to our community and world-class research, Imperial is recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK government.