Steven Furnell

Professor of Information Security, University of Plymouth

Prof. Steven Furnell is the head of the Centre for Security, Communications & Network Research at University of Plymouth, an Adjunct Professor with Edith Cowan University in Western Australia, and an Honorary Professor with Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. His interests include security management and culture, computer crime, user authentication, and security usability. Prof. Furnell is the chair of Technical Committee 11 (Security and Privacy) within the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), and a Fellow and Board Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP). He is the author of over 300 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings, as well as books including Cybercrime: Vandalizing the Information Society and Computer Insecurity: Risking the System. Further details can be found at, and Steve can also be found on Twitter (@smfurnell).

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