Steven Furnell is a Professor of Information Security and leads the Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research at Plymouth University. He is also an Adjunct Professor with Edith Cowan University in Western Australia and an Honorary Professor with Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. His research interests include usability of security and privacy, security management and culture, and technologies for user authentication and intrusion detection. He has authored over 290 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings, as well as books including Cybercrime: Vandalizing the Information Society and Computer Insecurity: Risking the System. Professor Furnell is the current Chair of Technical Committee 11 (security and privacy) within the International Federation for Information Processing, and a member of related working groups on security management, security education, and human aspects of security. He is also a board member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals, and chairs the academic partnership committee and southwest branch.
Charles A. Shoniregun is a Professor of Applied Internet Security and Information Systems, Founder of Infonomics Society. He has degrees (BSc (HONS), MSc, PGCLTHE, and PhD) from the University of East London in UK, served as a member of the research committee at the School of Computing Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), and taught in many universities and colleges abroad. He has also undertaken consultancy for various industrial sectors at the global platform and has over 15 years experience in the telecommunications industry. Professor Shoniregun is an invited speaker to NATO, guest speaker to many universities in the UK and abroad on issues relating to his research and consultancy area, and have several times won the IEEE Certificate of Appreciation. In 2008, he was invited speaker at the Joint C2 Capabilities Conference organized for the senior military and US government personnel in Washington DC. His research interests are in the fields of Internet security, Cyber Terrorism, risks assessment of technology-enabled information, electronic and mobile commerce (emC), second-life applications, third-stream activities, telecommunications and applied information systems.