Dr Jason R.C. Nurse is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Cyber Security at the University of Kent and Public Engagement Lead at Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS), part of the Institute of Cyber Security for Society (iCSS). He is also a Visiting Academic at the University of Oxford, an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a Visiting Fellow in Defence and Security at Cranfield University, a SPRITE+ Expert Fellow, and a professional member of various associations relating to cyber security research and practice.
Prior to joining Kent in 2018, Dr Nurse was a Senior Researcher in Cyber Security at the University of Oxford and before that, a Research Fellow in Psychology at the University of Warwick. For his research into the interdisciplinary aspects of security, privacy and trust, Jason was nominated as a Rising Star within the UK’s EPSRC RISE Awards Campaign. Specifically, his research concentrates on investigating interdisciplinary approaches to enhance and maintain cyber security for organisations, individuals and governments. This often focuses on human individuals and users and how they interact with technologies.
For more about me, please visit my personal academic website here: jasonnurse.github.io
I belong to the following research groups:
My research focuses on the interaction between users and aspects of cyber security, privacy and trust. This considers the full spectrum of technologies in use today and encompasses topics such as:
If you are interested in studying for a PhD in any of the topics above, please drop me a line.
I currently lecture on (or am involved with) the following modules:
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Selected Professional Activities
Programme Committee member and/or reviewer for various journals/conferences including: General Chair for the 15th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), Reviewer for Journal of Cybersecurity (JCS), Computers & Security (C&S), Computers in Human Behavior (CHB), Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), IEEE Access, International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST), British Human Computer Interaction Conference (BCS-HCI), World Conference on Information Security Education (WISE), Workshop on Socio-Technical Aspects in Security (STAST), International Workshop on Managing Insider Security Threats (MIST) (associated with ACM CCS), Workshop on Research for Insider Threat (WRIT) (associated with IEEE S&P), International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo), Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2), and European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics (ECCE).
Selected Research and Public Engagement Talks/Articles