After the success of the gaining GCHQ certification for their MSc, the Cyber Security team continue their strive for excellence as a finalist for the Best Teaching Teaching Team in 2014 Prospectus Postgraduate Awards.
The teaching team includes: Prof Bill Buchanan, Dr Gordon Russell, Richard
Macfarlane, Robert Ludwiniak, Peter Cruickshank, Dr Elias Ekonomou, Dr Lu Fan, and Bruce
Richard Macfarlane and Dr Gordon Russell are currently are the programme leaders for the MSc in Advanced Security and Digital Forensics, and the MSc in Cybercrime, respectively.
Details of the courses: here
The award is student nominated, with a case
for the award. Overall the team at Edinburgh have innovated within their MSc
programme including with virtualised environments to support practical work and
also with an extensive usage of online lectures and associated Web-based. The team also work fairly intensively with industry, in order that the programme is kept up-to-date, and which provides students with the skills required within current industry practice.
award ceremony is 10 November 2014 in Manchester.