Technical Services

Cyber Security
Network Security


Research undertaken in this field aims to innovate advances in cyber threat detection methods and algorithms and derive a new generation of real-time defensive technologies for the protection of infrastructures, users, services and e-businesses from financially, politically and socially incentivised cyber threats.

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Network/Cloud Security
    • Detection and filtering of malicious traffic, spam, illegal content
    • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
    • DDoS detection, mitigation
  • Cloud Computing Security
    • External malicious attack to a cloud computing infrastructure
    • Internal malicious attack within a cloud computing infrastructure
    • Information leakage and side channel attacks (privacy)
  • SCADA & Smart Grid Security
    • Customised instruction detection and prevention
    • DDoS detection, mitigation
  • Malware Analysis
    • Zero day attacks
    • Reverse engineering of malware
    • Malware analysis platforms & signature extraction


Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), Queen's University Belfast

Project Funding

We have access to a range of potential funding mechanisms to support your business collaborate with this project including

ktp Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are based on partnerships between academic groups and companies who need access to skills and knowledge in order to innovate. The academic and industrial partners jointly devise and manage a two or three year programme to achieve the advances the company needs. This programme of work is carried out in the company by a KTP Associate and the resulting relationship can be very challenging and rewarding to all parties
4k-vouchers Innovation Vouchers are designed to enable small Northern Ireland enterprises to access knowledge and expertise to develop innovative solutions to business issues. The programme provides a voucher of up to £4000 to enable small enterprises to engage with one of the 41 universities, colleges and other publicly funded research organisations throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
If you are interest and would like to find out more including potential funding mechanisms, please complete your details below