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Overview

With a reputation as one of the leading digital security and forensic groups in world, the ECU Security Research Institute has emerged as one of ECU’s most vital research groups. We offer a range of investigating study areas that deliver immediate and high impact outcomes in the areas of computer and digital forensics, network and wireless security, information warfare, physical security, risk management and aviation security.

Projects

At ECU, we are well placed to provide multidisciplinary security science research with significant security expertise in the domains of cyber security, critical infrastructure security, human security and digital forensics. We draw also on expertise from law, psychology, engineering and emergency management.

The ECU Security Research Institute has a significant support infrastructure and skilled technical support base. This mix of technological backup and support experience has produced a productive research team that prides itself on quality and timely output.

News & events

ECU has been a WAiTTA finalist for the past four years, and in 2013 won the undergraduate student category. Thumbnail

ECU tech project take on the best in Australia

Two ECU ICT projects will represent WA at the national iAwards later this year after being named state finalists at the prestigious WAiTTA Incite Awards.

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Generation “Like”: Social media and the implications for privacy and identify theft

Karen Stones will present a SIG Seminar on 31 July in which she will discuss social media and privacy and the potential for identity theft.

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Cyber Security of Critical Infrastructure: Are our traffic lights at risk?

Dr Mike Johnstone will present a SIG Seminar on 7 July in which he examines the potential for cyber-attack on the systems that control traffic lights, highlighting key risks and suggest mitigation strategies against this form of cyber-attack.

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Journals

The ECU Security Research Institute produces two journals - the Journal of Information Warfare and the Journal of Network Forensics. All articles published in the journals are blind peer reviewed.

Contact

Centre Co-ordinator

Ms Emma Burke
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5176
Email: sri@ecu.edu.au

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