Cyber Technology Institute

Cyber Technology Institute (CTI)

CTI aims to deliver the highest quality training and research in cyber security in order to respond to, and anticipate, the needs of industry.


Cyber Security Centre is a multidisciplinary group of academics and industry experts who focus on a wide variety of cyber security and digital forensics issues.


Software Technology Research Laboratory provides expertise in the development of provably correct computer systems methods and tools.


Context, Intelligence and Interaction Research Group develops smart technologies and solutions using the latest emerging technologies.


Cyber Technology Institute

The Cyber Technology Institute (CTI), led by Professor Eerke Boiten, provides outstanding training and high quality research and consultancy services in the fields of cyber security, software engineering and digital forensics.

Bringing together the experience and expertise of the following  research centres:

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The Cyber Technology Institute is proud to be recognised as an Airbus Centre of Excellence in SCADA cyber security and forensics. We are also pleased to be an invited member of the Research Institute in Trustworthy Inter-connected Cyber-physical Systems (RITICS)RITCS_logo

Furthermore, the Cyber Technology Institute works with industrial and public sector partners to deliver premium business products and consultancy services to solve real-world problems in relation to cyber threats and information security responsibilities.



Training and research


We offer a wide range of training programmes to meet individual and organisational needs. 

These range from short CPD courses to Apprenticeships; as well as tailored Masters level programmes, such as our MSc in Cyber Technology.

With the support and endorsement of our Industrial Advisory Group which includes: Airbus, BT, Deloitte UK and Rolls-Royce; the Cyber Technology Institute is able to ensure that its courses are relevant to, and up-to-date with, the current cyber security challenges faced by industry; thus ensuring that its students and graduates have the core skills to meet these challenges within their employers’ organisations.

All of our courses are delivered by experts in their field in our dedicated high-end labs at the Cyber Technology Institute based in the Faculty of Technology at De Montfort University.

In addition to our taught courses, we also offer a comprehensive Doctoral Training Programme in Cyber Security and Software Technology.


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