Simon Parkin

Senior Research Associate
University College London

Simon Parkin is a Senior Research Associate in the Human-Centred Security team, part of the Information Security Research Group at UCL. Recent work has examined employee security behaviours and security awareness initiatives in large organisations, and included a user-centred business whitepaper, “Awareness is only the first step”, co-authored with Hewlett Packard Enterprise in 2015. Simon's research also includes the study of technology usability, examining for instance the use of emerging authentication and secure messaging technologies. Simon complements collaboration with larger organisations with investigation of security management approaches in small organisations and charities.