Prof. Peter Sommer

Prof. Peter Sommer

Company: De Montfort University

Job Title: Visiting Professor, Cyber Security Centre

Peter Sommer combines academic and public policy work with commercial cyber security consultancy, with a strong bias towards legal issues. He has acted as an expert in many important criminal and civil court proceedings where digital evidence has been an issue. 

Until 2011 he was a Visiting Professor in the Information Systems Integrity Group in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics. He is currently a Visiting Professor at De Montfort University Cyber Security Centre and a Visiting Reader, Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, Open University. As a consultant he is a well established expert on computer security advising stock exchanges, large companies and insurance companies on systems risk.

He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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