Sadie Creese

Sadie Creese is Professor of Cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford, where she teaches operational aspects of cybersecurity including threat detection and security architectures. Her current research portfolio includes: predicting organisational Cyber-Value-at-Risk, the potential for systemic cyber-risk; agent based simulations for understanding malware and ransomware attack propagation; threat detection especially the insider threat and threat to AI; visual analytics; risk propagation logics; resilience strategies for business; vulnerability of block-chains; the Cyber Security Capacity Maturity Model for Nations (CMM).

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Sadie is the founding Director of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) at the Oxford Martin School, where she continues to serve as a Director conducting research into what constitutes national cybersecurity capacity, working with countries and international organisations around the world. She was the founding Director of Oxford’s Cybersecurity network launched in 2008 and now called CyberSecurity@Oxford, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Cyber Security Centre’s Strategic Advisory Board, and was a Technical Advisor to the Government of Japan (GOJ) and the World Economic Forum joint project on International Data Flow Governance ‘Advancing the Osaka Track’. Most recently Sadie has become Course Director for the Saïd Business School’s online programme Cybersecurity for Business Leaders.