The EMPHASIS project is part of the Research Institute into the Science of Cyber Security, the most interdisciplinary cyber security community in the UK. See the write up by Wendy Grossman of EMPHASIS in RISCS.
Anna Cartwright is an Associate Professor in Economics at Coventry University and a co-investigator on the EMPHASIS project. Her research interests include game theory, industrial economics and behavioural economics. Recent papers look at the business model behind ransomware and game theoretic models of ransomware. She is a member of the Cyber Security Research Group at the Institute for Future Transport and Cities.
Dr Stephen McGough will be acting as the research lead for the EMPHASIS project at Newcastle University. His research expertise lies in the areas of Big Data, Machine Learning and particularly Deep Learning.
We are also in the process of recruiting a researcher. Please get in touch if interested.
This is the website for the EPSRC EMPHASIS “EconoMical, PsycHologicAl and Societal ImpactS of Ransomware” project.
Universities: Kent, Leeds, De Montfort, City, Newcastle, Coventry
Disciplines: Computer Science, Criminology, Psychology, Economics, Law