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Cyber Security

We are proud to be home to a dynamic, skilled and leading community of experts and researchers in cyber security.

We are recognised by the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education (ACE-CSE) and as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR).


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We have shaped an award-winning education and training programme to meet the demand for professionals with the skills to understand, detect, prevent and respond to cyber attacks.

Cyber Security Education

Working with the cyber security industry we deliver exceptional and comprehensive programmes, skills training and outreach work.

Education lead

Dr Yulia Cherdantseva

Dr Yulia Cherdantseva

Senior Lecturer

+44 (0)29 2251 0014


Our research work focuses on the fusion of data science and artificial intelligence methods with interdisciplinary insights into cyber risk, threat intelligence, attack detection and situational awareness.

Screen of potential cyber security threats

Centre for Cyber Security Research

Cardiff University’s Centre for Cyber Security Research (CCSR) is a leading academic research unit for cyber security analytics.

Research lead

Dr George Theodorakopoulos

Dr George Theodorakopoulos


+44 (0)29 2087 4855