Edinburgh Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust Institute


The Edinburgh Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust Institute is a multidisciplinary research and teaching network at The University of Edinburgh.

It facilitates connections and collaborations across the University, linking researchers in the Schools including Informatics, Engineering, Maths, Law, Social Sciences including Government and Politics.

Our activities include joint research projects, seminars, and shared courses.

The University of Edinburgh is recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and UK Research and Innovation (UK RI) funding council.  This scheme recognises that there is a criticial mass of academic staff engaged in leading-edge cyber security research with a proven track record of publishing high-impact cyber security research in leading academic journals and conferences.