Research areas and centres

Research Areas & Centres

Research Areas & Centres

Security Lancaster delivers research that innovates and creatively challenges the way that individuals, organisations, and societies secure and protect themselves. Our approach delivers the very best use-inspired and pure research that delivers real impact. 

Social Research Areas:

  • Societal Threats
  • Behavioural Science
  • Sociology
  • Privacy
  • Law, Policy, Ethics

Technical Research Areas:

  • Software
  • Distributed Systems
  • Systems Security
  • Networks
  • Digital Forensics


  • CREST (Centre for Research and Evidence of Security Threats)
  • ACE-CSR (Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research)
Technical Research Areas: software, distributed systems, systems security, networks & digital forensics. Social research areas: Societal threats, behavioural science, sociology, privacy & Law, policy, Ethics. Research centres: Data-Centric SSS-H (Socio-Technical "Systems" Security Hub), CREST (Centre for Research and Evidence of Security Threats), ACE-CSR (Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research).

Threat intelligence data exchange hub (TIDE-H)

Dr Daniel Prince, Dr Angelos Marnerides,

LANC TIDE-H: Lancaster's "Threat Intelligence Data Exchange Hub"




Virtual labs

Threats Dataset Repository for Academic Collaborations (iDID, H-UNIQUE, ICS, OS, Network, Social...)

Anonymized Sharing of Attacks & Threat Patterns (Banks, CIP...)

Repository for Threatprofiles, Health DBs... (Police, GCHQ+ Intl., NHS...)

Incubator Env. Tools/Testbeds/IPR/Best Practices...

Synergy: Data Sciences Institute, Secure Digitalization (SecureD @UEZ), Lancaster Technology Accelerator, Manchester/Lancashire CyberFoundry, Health Innovation Campus, Eden, EC CONCORDIA...

Find out more information about Our Outlook, Application Domains, Research Areas & TIDE-H: