Professor Steven Furnell
Steven Furnell, Centre for Security, Communications & Network Research, Plymouth University
Steven is a professor of information security and leads the Centre for Security, Communications & Network Research at Plymouth University. He is also an Adjunct Professor with Edith Cowan University in Western Australia and an Honorary Professor with Nelson Mandela University in South Africa.
His research interests include usability of security and privacy, security management and culture, and technologies for user authentication and intrusion detection. He has authored over 290 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings, as well as books including Cybercrime: Vandalizing the Information Society and Computer Insecurity: Risking the System. Prof. Furnell is the current Chair of Technical Committee 11 (security and privacy) within the International Federation for Information Processing, and a member of related working groups on security management, security education, and human aspects of security. He is also a board member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals, and chairs the academic partnership committee and southwest branch.