Security Group



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UCISA's Security Group promotes dialogue, networking, knowledge sharing and collaboration on security issues and other relevant topics of common interest. To take part, contact


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Group discussion lists are to be used by members to discuss subjects of common interest. People entitled to join the list are members of Full and Affiliate member institutions (ie not Corporate members). The lists should not be used to advertise or promote Corporate member or non-members events/services/products. These should be posted via the UCISA-announce list.

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Useful Information

The resources and the recording from Effective Communications and Public Relations after a Cyber Security Incident are available

Committee Members

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    Security Group Chair

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    • Gabriela Ahmadi-Assalemi
    • Deputy CISO
    • University of Cambridge
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    • Jon O'Grady
    • Head of Security, Innovation and Change
    • De Montfort University
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    • Nigel Rata
    • Deputy Director Enterprise Applications and Cyber Security
    • Royal Holloway, University of London
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    • Ismini Vasileiou
    • Associate Professor in Information Systems and Associate Head of School
    • De Montfort University
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    • Emma Barwell
    • Head of User Experience and Engagement
    • University of Wolverhampton
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    • Cass Flowers
    • Chief Information Officer
    • Babraham Institute
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    • Ambrose Neville
    • Head of Information Security
    • University of Surrey

Upcoming events

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Booking Open

11 October 2022

DIG22: SurvivabilITy and SustainabilITy

Venue:   The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead
Group:    Digital Infrastructure Group

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