Information Security Group Lecturer at Royal Holloway University
BSc (London), PhD (Cantab) obtained his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Royal Holloway University of London in 1994 and his Ph.D. from University of Cambridge in 1999.
His Ph.D. dissertation analysed the interaction between Computer Security and Fault Tolerance. From 1999 to 2001, he was a Research Associate within the University of Cambridge, working on projects related to Denial of Service attacks in networks. In November 2001, he joined the Information Security Group (ISG) as a Research Assistant to work on a project funded by PricewaterhouseCoopers on the future of Public Key Infrastructures.
From late 2002 to mid 2004 he worked on a research project funded by the PKI Club at Royal Holloway. In Sept 2004 Geraint was appointed as Lecturer in Information Security. His research interests include secure protocols, Public Key Infrastructures, Denial of Service attacks and resilient security.
He has co-written various publications on information security, such as, User-friendly and certificate-free grid security infrastructure, The Benefits and Drawbacks of Using Electronic Identities, A Certificate-Free Grid Security Infrastructure Supporting Password-Based User Authentication.