DR ANDREW BLYTH
PRESIDENT OF R & D
Dr Blyth received his PhD in Computer Science in 1995 from Newcastle University, UK. Dr Blyth held the position of Professor of Computer Forensics at the University of South Wales, UK, throughout his illustrious career. Co-authored a textbook on Information Assurance, supervised 15 successful PhD candidates, created several BSc and MSc Computer Forensics and Cybersecurity Programmes. He was instrumental in the University of South Wales being the first University in the UK to behave an MSc in Computer Forensics accredited by the UK Government’s National Technical Authority (GCHQ/NCSC).
He was the Cybersecurity Technical Lead at the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD), Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL). During that time, he created and ran the Computer Network Defence Technical Demonstrator programme and defined various other research programmes within DSTL. He has over 50 peer-review publications and managed millions of dollars of research funding.