Madeline Carr

Professor of Global Politics and Cybersecurity, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), UCL

Madeline Carr is Professor of Global Politics and Cybersecurity at University College London and the Director of the RISCS Institute for Research into the Science of Cybersecurity. She is also the Director of the Digital Technologies Policy Lab which supports policy making to adapt to the pace of change in society’s integration of digital technologies. Her research looks at the ways in which emerging technologies both enable and pose challenges for global security, order and governance. Professor Carr has published on cyber norms, Internet Freedom, multi-stakeholder Internet governance, the future of insurance in the IoT, the politicisation of CSIRTs, and the public/private partnership in national cybersecurity strategies. Her book US Power and the Internet in International Relations is published with Palgrave MacMillan. Professor Carr was Co-lead on the Standards, Governance and Policy stream of the UK’s £24M PETRAS research hub on the cybersecurity of the Internet of Things and plays a leadership role in the new PETRAS National Centre of Excellence. Professor Carr runs a number of funded research projects including one on the Geopolitics of IIoT Standards, an EPSRC funded (£480K) project looking at the ways in which cybersecurity policy makers evaluate evidence, an NCSC/LRF funded (£1M) ‘Supporting the Board in Cyber Risk Decision Making’ project, and an EPSRC (£280K) project looking at international cooperation on critical infrastructure in the IoT.

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