Simon Foley's Personal Page

Dr. Simon N. Foley
Statutory Lecturer in Computer Science,
Department of Computer Science,
University College Cork,
Cork, Ireland
Phone: +353 21 4205923
Email: s.foley@cs.ucc.ie

Security Research and Teaching


I lead the security group at UCC which includes Olgierd Pieczul, Ultan Neville and BSc/MSc project students. Past members include Thomas Quillinan (PhD '06) Hongbin Zhou (PhD '07) Barry Mulcahy (PhD '08) Wayne Mac Adams (MSc '11), William Fitzgerald (PhD '10,postdoc), Fatih Turkmen (postdoc) and Benyamin Aziz (Post-doc).

Our research areas research areas include distributed/network access controls, autonomic security, trust, security analysis, security risk management and physical security. Our research is partly supported by the SFI Strategic Research Cluster FAME and United Technologies Research Center. I'm currently on the editorial boards of the Journal of Computer Security and the International Journal of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity, Program Chair of the sixth international workshop on autonomous and spontaneous security at ESORICS and serve on the program committees of a number of conferences. In the past, I served as Program and as General Chair of the Conference on risks and security of internet and systems, ACM/ACSA New Security Paradigms Workshop and the IEEE Computer Security Foundations Workshop.

Teaching for 2011/2012: CS3511 Web Security, CS4614 Introductory Network Security, CS4615 Computer Systems Security and CS6325 Network Security. Lecture notes, etc. available on the Departmental Moodle Server (UCC access only), you can get a sense of the undergraduate courses from recent exam papers CS3511, CS4614 and CS4615.

Publications wordle web-page

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