Surrey Centre for Cyber Security

SCCS was established by the University of Surrey to consolidate and organise its cyber security activities across the University. SCCS is one of the 17 Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACEs-CSR) recognised by the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in partnership with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Our research

The exponential growth of computer technology has revolutionised the way we do business, organise our lives and interact socially – but has also brought new and ever-growing challenges in terms of security.


Persistent systems security and programme verification

Funding information:
Total funding: £68,000 including fees and stipend of £16,000 per year

Enhancing cyber security information sharing

Funding information:
This research project has funding attached. Funding for this project is available to UK citizens. A stipend of £22k tax free and fees are covered per year.

Verification of security and privacy in modern communication protocols

Funding information:
A stipend of £16,000 per annum, tax-free, subject to nationality and residence status. Fees are covered for UK/EU students. Additional fees for international applicants are not covered, but top up funding may be obtained by applying to Surrey University for the Overseas Research Student Awards Scheme studentships (ORS).

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Awesome! Great work from Robert and colleagues.
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Our PhD students at the poster session: Sam, Kent and Dan
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Improving #privacy of #online #reputation systems and protection against misuse and discrimination in Gig economy.…
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Our VMV verifiable voting system trial starting today, electing student reps in the @ComputingSurrey department. Fi…

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Surrey Centre for Cyber Security
University of Surrey