Ingolf Becker is a Lecturer in the Department of Security and Crime Science at UCL. He is a co-investigator on the EPSRC project ACCEPT, focusing on reducing cyber victimisation through manipulating the co-evolutionary drivers of cybercrime. Otherwise, his research focusses on making security and privacy workable for everyone by studying software developers, home users, students, employees and experts in their natural environment. Ingolf’s work has been supported by multiple grants by NCSC, RISCS and Industry.
He is affiliated with UCL’s Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR), and actively involved with UCL’s new CDT in Cybersecurity where he supervises PhD students on topics including intrusion detection, data protection, and user-centred, security-enhancing technologies. Ingolf received his PhD from UCL, under the guidance from Prof M Angela Sasse and Prof Sebastian Riedel.