DR KIERAN MCLAUGHLIN, CSIT


Dr Kieran McLaughlin, CSIT

Dr Kieran McLaughlin leads research in Industrial Control System (ICS) network security, for SCADA, Smart Grid and Critical Infrastructure. His interests include technologies for intrusion detection/prevention using ICS/SCADA protocol, behavioural and stateful analysis techniques, as well as ICS vulnerability and attack behaviour analysis. He is Co-I for the current EU FP7 projects “PRECYSE” and “SPARKS”. These involve leading European industrial and academic partners and are addressing protection of critical infrastructures and Smart Grids against cyber-attacks.  He is also a Co-I for the EPSRC funded CAPRICA, NIMBUS and ARIES research programmes and Co-Director of Queen’s MSc in Cyber Security.