Imperial College London

Professor Christopher Hankin Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology

Faculty of EngineeringInstitute for Security Science & Technology

Co-Director of Institute for Security Science & Technology



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Ms Denise McGurk +44 (0)20 7594 8864




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Chris Hankin is Director of the Institute for Security Science and Technology and a Professor of Computing Science.  He was Deputy Principal of the Faculty of Engineering from September 2006 until October 2008.  He was Pro Rector (Research) from June 2004 until September 2006.  He was Dean of City and Guilds College from 2000-2003.

His research is in cyber security, data analytics and semantics-based program analysis. h



Martin G, Martin P, Hankin C, et al., 2017, Cybersecurity and healthcare: how safe are we?, Bmj-british Medical Journal, Vol:358, ISSN:1756-1833

Martin G, Kinross J, Hankin C, 2017, Effective cybersecurity is fundamental to patient safety, Bmj-british Medical Journal, Vol:357, ISSN:1756-1833

Kodagoda N, Pontis S, Simmie D, et al., 2017, Using Machine Learning to Infer Reasoning Provenance From User Interaction Log Data: Based on the Data/Frame Theory of Sensemaking, Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, Vol:11, ISSN:1555-3434, Pages:23-41


Li T, Hankin C, 2017, Effective defence against zero-day exploits using bayesian networks, Pages:123-136, ISSN:0302-9743

Fielder A, Li T, Hankin C, 2016, Defense-in-depth vs. Critical Component Defense for Industrial Control Systems., BCS

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