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Overview

With a reputation as one of the leading digital security and forensic groups in world, the Security Research Institute has emerged as one of ECU’s most vital research groups. The group offers 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. ECU is an Australian Computer Society (ACS) Centre of Expertise in Security, has been recognised by the Australian Federal Government as an Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence (ACCSE), and operates as the headquarters of the federally funded Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CyberSec CRC).

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

Cyber presentations from the Security Research Institute

ECU Cyber Series: WA Cyber Security - Year in Review

A free presentation featuring guest speaker Peter Bouhlas from the Office of Digital Government WA who will provide a valuable oversight of the program of work for the Cyber Security Unit. Thursday, 17 October 2019. Perth CBD.

The ECU Cyber Series will look at the role biometrics plays in artificial intelligence

ECU Cyber Series: AI is a double-edged sword in biometrics

A free presentation that will explore the benefits and threats brought by integrating artificial intelligence with biometrics.  Tuesday 24 September 2019.  Perth CBD.

ECU Cyber Series presentation investigating challenges in wireless medical devices

ECU Cyber Series: Cybersecurity challenges in wireless medical devices

A free presentation that will explore cybersecurity issues in wireless medical devices.  Wednesday 4 September 2019.  Perth CBD.

Contact

Centre Co-ordinator

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

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