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The School of Computer and Security Science offers a variety of industry relevant courses in the areas of computing, information science and security science. Our courses are informed by an active research program, with the school being home to the e-Health Research Group, e-Agriculture Research Group and the Artificial Intelligence and Optimisation Research Group. In late 2012, the Centre for Transformational Games was established between the school and ECU's School of Education.

Student testimonials

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"I've always had a very keen interest in computer and network security"

Patryk Szewczyk

Security and Computing PhD student

Research activity 

The School of Computer and Security Science conducts applied research covering a range of disciplines including computer and network security, digital forensics, information security, counter terrorism, artificial intelligence, e-agriculture, e-health, and network science.

News & events

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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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Analysing Network Traffic through Artificial Intelligence

Dr Zubair Baig will present a SIG Seminar on 16 June that explores Intrusion Detection Systems and the role of Artificial Intelligence in protecting corporate networks and resources.

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