project . 2009 - 2015 . Closed

Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT)

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: EP/G034303/1
  • Funded under: EPSRC Funder Contribution: 4,569,560 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Mar 2009
    End Date
    30 Mar 2015
Description
Recently the media has been awash with reports on the downloading and sharing of music files, a crisis which strikes at the economic viability of the entire global music industry. This is a startling reminder of the security challenges posed, in both the civil and criminal domains, as we move relentlessly to a world in which all Information Technology is fully connected, facilitated by the development and rapid uptake of Web 2.0. This, and its successors, will radically transform society in a way unimaginable a decade ago. However, with the accrued benefits come major threats in terms of privacy, security of information and vulnerability to external attack. Thre...
Description
Recently the media has been awash with reports on the downloading and sharing of music files, a crisis which strikes at the economic viability of the entire global music industry. This is a startling reminder of the security challenges posed, in both the civil and criminal domains, as we move relentlessly to a world in which all Information Technology is fully connected, facilitated by the development and rapid uptake of Web 2.0. This, and its successors, will radically transform society in a way unimaginable a decade ago. However, with the accrued benefits come major threats in terms of privacy, security of information and vulnerability to external attack. Thre...
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