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Biju Issac is an Associate Professor and Head of Subject (Networks and Cyber Security) at Northumbria University. He is the Director of the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR). The NCSC and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) jointly recognise ACE-CSR.


He has done PhD in Networking and Mobile Communication, having finished Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electronics and Communication Engineering and Master of Computer Applications (MCA). He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng)Senior IEEE member, Senior Fellow of HEA and EPSRC Associate Peer Review College member.

He was the programme leader of 'Networks, Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics' (2018 to 2023). He is the Editor in Chief (EiC) of the International Journal of Information and Computer Security. He has won the ‘Innovator of the Year’ award in Dynamites 2020, organised by Dynamo North East and was shortlisted as a finalist in ‘Excellence in Cybersecurity’ for E&T Innovation Awards 2020 by IET, UK.

He founded Cyber Clinic at Northumbria in 2018, which trains students in ethical hacking. It works with cyber police (NEBRC) to secure businesses against cyber attacks. His research interests are in Networks, Cyber Security, Applied AI/Machine learning (Text and Image), Hate Speech/Fake News detection, Robotics, Automation and Technology in Education.

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