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Sadie Creese

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Sadie Creese

Professor of Cybersecurity

Supernumerary Fellow, Worcester College

T: 01865 273616

Robert Hooke Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PR


Sadie Creese is Professor of Cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford.

She teaches threat detection, risk assessment and operational aspects of security. Her current research portfolio includes threat modelling and detection, visual analytics for cybersecurity, risk propagation logics and communication, resilience strategies, privacy, vulnerability of distributed ledgers, and understanding cyber-harm. She is Principal Investigator on the AXIS Insurance Company sponsored project “Analysing Cyber Value-at-Risk” focused on developing a method for predicting potential harms arising from cyber-attacks. She is a co-Investigator on the PETRAS EPSRC sponsored Internet of Things Research Hub project “Cyber Risk Assessment for Coupled Systems” which is developing a new risk assessment method aimed at helping organisations prepare for the threats and vulnerabilities we will face as the Internet of Things evolves. She was 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, and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on Cyber Security. Sadie is a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford.


  • Member of RCUK Global Uncertainties Programme Strategic Advisory Group

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David Mestel
Meredydd Williams