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In 2017, we launched a new series of monthly evening talks here at the Cyber Technology Institute.

Designed for the general public and local businesses, each #DMUCyberWednesday will be presented by one of our experts.  Presentations will be on a range of cyber security or online safety themes. 





Wednesday 13th December


Online Privacy: self-defence -

Why care what Facebook knows about you

Dr Isabel Wagner 

 Wednesday 10th January


 Be prepared!

What to do if you are targeted by hackers


Dr Ying He 

Wednesday 14th March


Safeguarding your children online 


 Dr Richard Smith 


Previous #DMUCyberWednesday talks have been on themes such as GDPR; recognising phishing emails and avoiding online scams; and protecting your companies online data.


 Capture the Flag Competition with Cyber Security Challenge UK


On Saturday 24th February, we are looking forward to hosting a CTF competition here with Cyber Security Challenge. For more information, please visit:


#DMUCyberWeek 2018

Monday 26th February - Friday 2nd March 2018


#DMUCyberWeek is back for 2018 and will be even bigger and better then 2017!

The full programme is now available here: #DMUCyberWeek2018

Other upcoming events

Throughout the year, we host a range of events for local people, small businesses, public sector and other organisations.  Full details of our upcoming events will be available here and on Twitter: @DMU_CyberTech.



Organised by our Masters students, Cryptoparties are designed to bring together technical experts and the general public in order to help people to protect themselves in digial space.

They are free to attend and open to everyone.

For more information about CryptoParties, please visit:

Watch this space for the next upcoming date at the Cyber Technology Institute!


Past events


What do Cyber Security and Privacy mean to my business? (Part of Leicester Business Festival) - Wednesday 1st November

In this half day session, our experts provided an overview of the significance of cyber security to your company and offered practical guidelines on how you can protect your business information and your clients’ personal data in the changing legal environment.


SSESS2017: Symposium on Software Engineering for Smart Systems - Thursday 21st September

The SSESS symposium was a forum for researchers, practitioners and developers to share their experiences and discuss the latest advances and innovations in software engineering for smart systems.



#DMUCyberWeek2017 has now finished! But, what a fantastic week!

Speakers this year included: Cyber Security Challenge UK; Kevin Jones, Joe Stirland and Adam Wedgbury from Airbus, Ian Mann from ECSC, Keith Cottenden from CY4OR, Thomas Brandstetter from University St. Poelten and Pen-Testing team from Deloitte.

We thank all our guest speakers for taking the time to make the programme so spectacular. 


 We look forward to presenting a bigger and better #DMUCyberWeek2018!


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