Cyber Security Centre

Cyber Security Centre (CSC)

Cyber Security Centre (CSC) is a leading research centre in cyber security and digital forensics.

Cyber Security Centre (CSC)
Our research and teaching is informed by our Industrial Advisory Group which includes: Airbus, BT, Deloitte and Rolls-Royce.
Cyber Technology Institute (CTI)

The Cyber Security Centre is part of DMU’s Cyber Technology Institute (CTI).


Cyber Security Centre

The Cyber Security Centre (CSC) consists of a multi-disciplinary team of academics and industry experts with a wide range of cyber security and digital forensics research interests; and is an intrinsic part of the DMU’s Cyber Technology Institute (CTI). 

Established in 2011, the Cyber Security Centre has dedicated laboratories/facilities for cyber security and digital forensic education and research; as well as specialist technical support; and is based in the Faculty of Technology at De Montfort University, Leicester.

Our main areas of activity are: education and training, including providing professional training courses to industry as well as higher education qualifications; research - both publically funded and commercially-supported; as well as a range of consultancy services.



The Cyber Security Centre’s mission is to provide the full benefits to all of a safe, secure and resilient cyberspace. 

Key research areas relate to both the technical aspects and human factors of cyber security.

These include, but are not limited to: incident response, penetration testing, industrial control system security, privacy issues; as well as cyber psychology; intelligent transport and SMART technologies.


The Cyber Security Centre offers a range of training programmes to suit both individual and organisational needs.

These include:

Computer Security BSc

Forensic Computing BSc

Cyber Security MSc

Cyber Techology MSc

Forensic Computing for Practitioners MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Professional Practice in Digital Forensics and Security MSc

We also deliver short CPD courses, Apprenticeships and offer a comprehensive Doctoral Training Programme.

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