Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation

The RMIT University Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CCSRI) is a multi-disciplinary research centre that brings researchers from across RMIT to bring a truly multidisciplinary approach to the organisational, human and technology aspects of Cyber Security.

The mission of the RMIT University Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CCSRI) is to be acknowledged as a world-class research centre in multi-disciplinary Cyber Security research and to be acknowledged by Australian and overseas industry and government as a leading source of knowledge and expertise in multi-disciplinary Cyber Security research.

Vision

The vision of the RMIT University CCSRI is to be an internationally and nationally recognised research centre that:

Carries out quality multi-disciplinary research relating to the organisational, human and technology aspects of Cyber Security.

Develops and promotes understanding of strategies, policies, and law issues of the Cyber Security challenges for Australia.

Contributes to the Cyber Security Innovation eco-system within Australia and globally.

Actively engages with industry and government within Australia and globally.

Research domains

Organisational Security

Risk management techniques, Supply Chain cyber security, Cyber security policy, impact of cybersecurity, critical infrastructure and cyber security for SMEs.

Technology

Blockchain, crypto currencies, encryption, machine learning, network security, IOT and SCADA Security & Threat Identification.

Human

Human behaviour, socio-technical systems, society and online security, national defence and security, foreign interference, fake news, ethics, cyber skills and education.

Research themes

Our research focus themes are continuously evolving. The CCSRI's current themes include Cyber Security Skills, Critical Infrastructure, and Supply Chain Management. 

Leadership

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Professor Matt Warren

Matt Warren is the Director of the RMIT Centre of Cyber Security Research and Innovation and a Professor of Cyber Security at RMIT University, Australia. Professor Warren is a researcher in the areas of Cyber Security and Computer Ethics.

He has authored and co-authored over 300 books, book chapters, journal papers and conference papers. He has received numerous grants and awards from national and international funding bodies, such as AustCyber, Australian Research Council (ARC); CyberCRC, Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the UK; National Research Foundation in South Africa and the European Union.

Professor Warren gained his PhD in Information Security Risk Analysis from the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom and he has taught within Australia, Finland, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.

Professor Warren is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society.

Professor Zahir Tari

Research Director

Laki Kondylas

Deputy Director

Gabby Cincotta

Project Coordinator

Dr Hiep Cong Pham

RMIT CCSRI Vietnam Hub Lead

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The CCSRI is supported in part by the Information & Systems (engineering) ECP

The ISE ECP works in responding to new information technologies and data collection methods that are disrupting society by engaging our experts across multiple disciplines.

Cyber Security Research Centre Launch

Please join us for the launch of the RMIT Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation, a unique centre that looks at cyber security from an organisational, human and technology perspective. The launch will take place during a discussion on cyber security post COVID-19, which looks at the future challenges cyber security faces. 

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Contact Laki Kondylas, Deputy Director

Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation

Emailccsri@rmit.edu.au

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.