Institute for Digital Security and Behaviour (IDSB)

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Bath has one of the UK's most successful applied digital behaviour and security research groups, which addresses the human, organisational and societal aspects of digital security and resilience, online threats, cyber statecraft and adversarial behaviours, as well as technical systems, data security and analytics. The team holds or partners on significant research grants including ESRC Discribe Hub+, a groundbreaking arts and social science-led Digital Security by Design (DSbD) research hub; a joint (with UoBristol) EPSRC Centre in Doctoral Training in Cyber Security and a partner in the national centre for online safety (REPHRAIN). Bath leads on human-centred design work for the recently announced UKRI AI for Collective Intelligence (AI4CI) Research Hub. The newly formed Bath Institute for Digital Security and Behaviour integrates expertise across the University in security, data science, ML/ AI and provides the infrastructure and means to collaborate with industry, government and policy makers locally and nationally as well as internationally.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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