Andrea is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Bradford. Her area of expertise is Cyber Security and as well as being at the forefront of impactful research she is also a Cyber Security practitioner and works in industry as a consultant, certified ISO/IEC 27001 lead implementer (Information Security Management Systems) and certified trainer.
She therefore has a mix of research, theory and practical experience in Cyber Security. Her main university teaching includes ISO2700 and business systems security for postgraduate students studying MSc Cyber Security. She also works with a number of PhD students in cryptocurrency, malware analysis, cyber risk and online radicalization amongst others.
Her work in industry includes implementing ISO/IEC 27001 systems in organisations looking to develop and improve their information systems security and advice and training on implementing GDPR compliant systems.
Andrea is the director and founder of the newly opened Cyber Security Interdisciplinary Centre (CSIC) at the University of Bradford and continues to work on joint projects with colleagues within Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Peace Studies, Management, Law and Social Science. Her main research areas are the security of business systems, ISO27001, online radicalisation, social engineering and the implications of security for organisations.
Andrea’s has a 1st class degree in Computing and Management and a PhD in Operations Management. Her career has included industrial experience as a computer programmer and systems analyst working on projects throughout the UK where she has been responsible for the development and implementation of many software systems as well as 14 years working with the higher education sector as a lecturer. She is passionate about all things related to cyber security, improving online security and safety and developing safer societies.
Senior Lecturer in Computer Science | University of Bradford
Director | Cyber Security Interdisciplinary Centre