Sadie Creese is Professor of Cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. She is a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford where she is a member of the Governing Body. She is Director of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the Oxford Martin School and a member of the Coordinating Committee for CyberSecurity @ Oxford. She leads and manages large interdisciplinary research programmes, supervises undergraduate projects, teaches at graduate level for the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cybersecurity and on cyber-risk for the MBA and executive programmes at the Saïd Business School. She is engaged in a broad portfolio of cybersecurity research spanning cybersecurity capacity models, cyber-harm modelling, situational awareness, visual analytics, risk propagation and communication, threat modelling and detection, network defence, dependability and resilience, trust and privacy. Since 2003 she has been involved in research collaborations with other disciplines which include working with psychologists, sociologists, economists, political scientists, lawyers, criminologists and philosophers amongst others. Creese has a background in philosophy, mathematics and computer science and has worked professionally in commercial, government and academic organisations. Prior to joining Oxford in October 2011, Creese was Professor and Director of e-Security at the University of Warwick’s International Digital Laboratory. Creese joined Warwick in 2007 from QinetiQ, where she most recently served as Director of Strategic Programmes for their Trusted Information Management Division. Recent publications include papers on topics including insider-threat detection, visual analytics for cyber-attacks, cyber-risk propagation prediction, identity attribution across physical and cyber spaces, personal privacy in the face of big data, vulnerability of identities in social-networking contexts, trustworthiness metrics for openly sourced data and how best to communicate cyber-risk

Professor of Cybersecurity, Oxford University

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