8 PhDs in Cyber Security (Oxford University, United Kingdom)

8 Funded Doctoral Studentships in Cyber Security – start date October 2013

As the technologies of cyberspace come to inhabit all parts of everyday life, Cyber Security has become everyone’s problem. We face a growing collection of adversaries who are agile, opportunistic, and increasingly strategic, developing an ecosystem of suppliers involved in delivering elements of attack capability. They seek to defraud consumers, exploit their trust, or invade their privacy; to misappropriate corporate secrets and intellectual property; to disrupt the operation of the state or critical infrastructure.

Holding one of these studentships will allow you to study the problems and opportunities in Cyber Security from many different disciplinary perspectives, to understand the real-world challenges, and to make a contribution to solving some of the most significant problems society faces today.

Applications will be considered from those with undergraduate and master’s qualifications in a wide range of disciplines: Cyber Security raises research challenges which span computing and social sciences, as well as associated academic areas.

Funding is provided by EPSRC according to usual eligibility rules. For more details, to ask questions, or to learn how to apply, please contact Maureen York (maureen.york(at)cs.ox.ac.uk) as soon as possible.

Full offer here.

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