Dr Jason R.C. Nurse is a Reader in Cyber Security at the University of Kent and the Institute of Cyber Security for Society (iCSS). He also holds the roles of Visiting Fellow in Defence & Security at Cranfield University, UK, and Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI). His conducts research on cyber insurance and its interplay between security and threats such as ransomware, security risk management, corporate communications and cyber security, and security culture.
Dr Nurse was selected as a Rising Star for his research into cybersecurity, as a part of the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's Recognising Inspirational Scientists and Engineers (RISE) awards campaign. Dr Nurse has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in internationally recognised security journals and conferences, and he is a professional member of the British Computing Society. His research has been featured in various national and international media including the BBC, Newsweek, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, and Wired.