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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.


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

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SCADA: The Cyber “InSecurity”

Presentation: 2 November 2016, 4:00pm at JO21.202, by Mr Paresh Kerai

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Bluetooth - A global perspective and a new way of device tracking

Presentation: 26 October 2016, 3:00pm at JO21.202, by Mr Maxim Chernyshev

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The Physical Security Professional: Mapping a Body of Knowledge

Seminar: 21 July 2016, 9am by Michael Coole on 'The Physical Security Professional'.


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.


Centre Co-ordinator

Ms Emma Burke
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5176

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