Imperial College London

Professor Christopher Hankin Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computing

Director, Institute for Security Science & Techn



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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



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

Fielder A, Panaousis E, Malacaria P, et al., 2016, Decision support approaches for cyber security investment, Decision Support Systems, Vol:86, ISSN:0167-9236, Pages:13-23


Fielder A, Li T, Hankin C, Defense-in-depth vs. Critical Component Defense for Industrial Control Systems, International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security

Li T, Hankin C, Effective Defence Against Zero-Day Exploits Using Bayesian Networks, The 11th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security

Fielder A, Li T, Hankin C, 2016, Modelling cost-effectiveness of defenses in industrial control systems, Pages:187-200, ISSN:0302-9743

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