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Digital Security & Trust
What is the Digital Security & Trust
Digital Security & Trust is an all-encompassing term for researchers, academics and practitioners at the University of Manchester whose work is directly or tangentially applicable to contemporary Cyber Security issues. Cyber Security research is a broad, interdisciplinary field that ranges from the more traditional security concerns, such as cryptography, access control and verification to the societal and sociological concerns that emerge from big-data analytics, intrusion, cloud computing and the internet of things.
As Cyber Security threats become more pervasive across research areas, it becomes more important for all disciplines to provide their valuable insight to the discussion, this community isn't just for researchers in deeply technical fields. Specific topics such as privacy and confidentiality, human behaviour, public policy, legal aspects and economics are increasingly recognised as vital areas for research at the University of Manchester.
Ongoing Research and Teaching at the the University of Manchester:
At the University of Manchester we undertake research in a wide range of areas vital to Cyber Security including Cryptography, Data Analytics, Distributed Systems and Networking, Threats and Intrusion and Verification and Engineering. We also have a strong track record in Policy Aspects of Cyber Security including data security and privacy and in Human Factors.
Our MSc programmes cover Cryptography & Network Security and Cyber Security.
Outside of the study of the technical-focused fields, the University of Manchester also has strengths in the political and legal aspects of Cyber Security, safeguarding national engineering infrastructures, digital forensics and linguistics, social science, audio cryptography and more.
We provide informative and authoritative commentary on Cyber Security issues and aim to collaborate and cooperate with other leading universities on Cyber Security research and to maintain strong relationships with industry and with national and city-region Cyber Security organisations.
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