The Information and Communications Security Research Group is based in the School of Electrical Engineering Systems at Dublin Institute of Technology and was established in 2008 with funding being provided by the Science Foundation Ireland. The Group is headed by Stokes Professor J M Blackledge who has over ten years industry experience in the field of Cryptology. The current research interests and expertise of the Group include the following:
The Group currently has 12 researchers (PhD students, research and associated research fellows) and, together with its academic research portfolio, engages in consultancy for the security industries. This includes industrial collaboration and the establishment of spin-out companies for the commercial exploitation of maturing technologies such as Lexicon Data Limited www.lexicon-data.com. The Group has a range of proprietary technologies available for license through Hothouse, Dublin Institute of Technology’s award winning Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre www.hothouse.ie.
These licenses include: