Prof. Manos Panaousis

Prof. Manos Panaousis

Professor of Cyber Security

University of Greenwich

Manos is a Professor of Cyber Security at the University of Greenwich, London, UK. He received his B.Sc. in Informatics and Telecommunications from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece) in 2006, his M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece) in 2008 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Kingston University, London (UK) in 2012. He was also a postdoctoral researcher at Queen Mary University of London, UK (2013-2014), a visiting researcher at Imperial College London, UK (2013-2016), a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton (2014-2017), a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Surrey (2017-2019) and an Associate Professor at the University of Greenwich (2019-2022). His research and teaching activities focus on socio-technical challenges of cyber security. His research has been funded by the European Commission, the UK National Cyber Security Centre, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

Interests

  • Cyber and privacy risk management
  • Security economics
  • AI trustworthiness

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science (Security for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks), 2012

    Kingston University

  • MSc in Computer Science, 2008

    Athens University of Economics and Business

  • BSc in Informatics and Telecommunications, 2006

    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Use Cases

Cyber and Privacy Risk Optimisation, Threat Modelling, Security Controls, Security Investments

Application Domains

Small Businesses, Healthcare, Domestic Life

Tools

Optimisation, Game Theory, AI

Publications

in chronological order

(2023). Cyber hygiene methodology for raising cybersecurity and data privacy awareness in healthcare organisations. Journal of Medical Internet Research. (JCR 2022: 7.08, CiteScore 2021: 8.2)

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(2022). Secure genotype imputation using homomorphic encryption. Journal of Information Security and Applications. (JCR 2021: 4.96, CiteScore 2021: 7.6)

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(2022). Principled data-driven decision support for cyber-forensic investigations. 37th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. (CORE2021 Ranking: A*)

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(2022). Forensics for multi-stage cyber incidents: Survey and future directions. Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation. (JCR 2021: 1.805, CiteScore 2021: 5.0)

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(2022). A trusted platform module-based, pre-emptive and dynamic asset discovery tool. Journal of Information Security and Applications. (JCR 2021: 4.96, CiteScore 2021: 7.6)

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Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Professor of Cyber Security

University of Greenwich, London, UK

Sep 2022 – Present Royal Naval College, London, UK
  • Head of Cyber Risk, Internet of Things and Security Centre (ISEC)
  • Researching cyber security and privacy
  • Teaching Information Security
  • Supervising BSc & PhD
  • P.I. Horizon Europe TANGO, Co-I EPSRC CHAI, Co-I Horizon Europe SUN
 
 
 
 
 

Associate Professor of Computer Science

University of Greenwich, London, UK

Sep 2019 – Aug 2022 Royal Naval College, London, UK
  • Head of the Cyber Risk Lab
  • Researched cyber security
  • Taught Information Security
  • Supervised BSc & PhD
  • P.I. NCSC MERIT, P.I. H2020 CUREX, P.I. H2020 SECONDO, Co-I EPSRC CHAI project
 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

Sep 2017 – Aug 2019 Guildford, UK
  • Researched cyber security
  • Taught Information Security
  • Supervised BSc/MSc & PhD
  • P.I. H2020 SPEAR project, P.I. NCSC DETER
 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

University of Brighton, Sussex, UK

Sep 2014 – Aug 2017 Brighton, UK
  • Researched cybersecurity and privacy
  • Taught cybersecurity & mathematics
  • Supervised BSc/MSc & PhD
  • Co-I H2020 SESAME, Co-I H2020 VISION
 
 
 
 
 

Visiting Researcher

Imperial College London, UK

Jun 2013 – Jun 2016 South Kensington, London, UK
Researched cybersecurity – cyber risk optimisation, security economics
 
 
 
 
 

Postdoctoral Researcher

Queen Mary University of London, UK

Feb 2013 – Aug 2014 Mile End Road, London, UK
  • Researched cybersecurity – cyber risk optimisation, security economics
  • Funded by EPSRC Games & Abstraction
 
 
 
 
 

Head of Cyber Security Research

UbiTech Technologies Ltd, Guildford, UK

Jun 2011 – Jan 2013 Surrey Research Park, Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Research and development in cybersecurity – mobile communications security
  • FP7 research bid preparation
 
 
 
 
 

Doctoral Researcher

Kingston University, London, UK

Jun 2011 – Jan 2013 Kingston Upon Thames, UK
  • Research in cybersecurity – mobile communications security
  • Funded by FP7 PEACE

Teaching

Information Security

University of Greenwich 2022 Fall (BSc, level 5)
Tutor

Information Security

University of Greenwich 2021 Fall (BSc, level 5)
Module Leader

Information Security

University of Greenwich 2020 Fall (BSc, level 5)
Module Leader

Information Security

University of Greenwich 2019 Fall (BSc, level 5)
Module Leader

Information Security for Business and Government

University of Surrey 2019 Spring (MSc)
Module Leader

Web and Database Systems

University of Surrey 2018 Fall (BSc, level 4)
Module Leader

Web Publishing and Databases

University of Surrey 2017 Fall (BSc, level 4)
Module Leader

System and Network Security

University of Brighton 2017 Spring (MSc)
Module Leader

Mathematics

University of Brighton 2017 Spring (BSc, level 4)
Module Leader

Network Management and Security

University of Brighton 2016 Fall & 2017 Spring (BSc, level 6)
Module Leader

Security and Dependability

University of Brighton 2016 Fall (MSc)
Module Leader

Network Technologies

University of Brighton 2016 Fall (BSc, level 5)
Co-lecturer

Mathematics

University of Brighton 2016 Spring (BSc, level 4)
Module Leader

Network Management and Security

University of Brighton 2015 Fall & 2016 Spring (BSc, level 6)
Module Leader

Network Technologies

University of Brighton 2015 Fall (BSc, level 5)
Co-lecturer

Mathematics

University of Brighton 2015 Spring (BSc, level 4)
Module Leader

Network Design and Technologies

University of Brighton 2014 Fall & 2015 Spring (BSc, level 6)
Module Leader

Distributed Systems and Security

Queen Mary University of London 2013 Fall (BSc, level 6)
Teaching Assistant

Academic Service

Editorial

  • Sensors, Lead Guest editor (2022) for Special Issue “Advances in Cybersecurity in Internet of Things”
  • IET Information Security, Associate Editor (2020-present)
  • Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Guest Editor (2019) for Special Issue “Multi-Objective Optimization Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks”
  • Games, ISSN2073-4336, MDPI, Guest Editor (2017) for Special Issue “Game Theory for Security”

Professional Service

  • Senior Member, IEEE.
  • Advisory Board Member, H2020 SPIDER project, H2020 SECANT project.
  • Advisory Board Member, Exalens.
  • Advisory Committee Member, Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security.
  • External Evaluator, for the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance** in Higher Education.
  • Member, College of Peer Reviewers of the National Research Centre on Privacy, Harm Reduction and Adversarial Influence Online (REPHRAIN), Bristol Cyber Security Research Group, University of Bristol.
  • Member, Peer Review College and Grants evaluator for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
  • Member and Fellow, Research Institute in Science of Cyber Security and funded Fellow (April 2020 - March 2021).
  • Academic Expert Fellow, The Security, Privacy, Identity and Trust Engagement NetworkPlus SPRITE+ HUB.

General and Technical Program Chair

  • Gamesec 2016 (7th Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security, New York, NY, USA, November 2-4, 2016).
  • Gamesec 2015 (6th Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security, London, UK, November 2015).

Reviewer

  • ACM Transactions on Internet of Things
  • ACM Computing Surveys
  • ACM Transactions on Internet Technology
  • Ad Hoc Networks
  • Computers & Security
  • Computers Networks
  • Decision Support Systems
  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • IEEE Access
  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security