Steven Furnell

SpecialityProfessor of Cyber Security, University of Nottingham

Steven Furnell is Professor of Cyber Security at the University of Nottingham. He is also an Adjunct Professor with Edith Cowan University in Western Australia and an Honorary Professor with Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. His research interests include security management and culture, usability of security and privacy, and technologies for user authentication and intrusion detection. He has authored over 340 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings, as well as various books, book chapters, and industry reports. Prof. Furnell is the current Chair of Technical Committee 11 (security and privacy) within the International Federation for Information Processing, and a member of related working groups on security management, security education, and human aspects of security. He is also a board member of the Chartered Institute of Information Security and chairs the academic partnership committee. He has also been involved in a variety of studies conducted for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, including the Cyber Security Skills in the UK Labour Market investigations in 2020 and 2021.