Robert Hercock

Chief Research Scientist

BT Group plc

About Robert

Dr Robert Hercock is a Chief Research Scientist in the British Telecommunications Security Research Practice. He has over 20 years’ experience in managing Security research projects in the UK, and was theme leader for Networks and Cyber Security in the UK MOD Information Fusion Centre. His research interests include Cyber Security, A.I, Robotics and Complex Adaptive Systems. With over 30 filed patents.

He chairs an international workshop on adaptive cyber defence, and has over thirty international publications in AI and security concepts, in addition to over twenty filed patents. He has published on the theme of resilience and cohesion in social systems: (“Cohesion – The Making of Society”, available from Amazon.)

Professionally he is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the British Computer Society, and was previously an Associate Fellow at the Said Business School Oxford University. He has also served for several years as an independent technical expert for the UK Defence Science Advisory Council (DSAC), and was a Business Research Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico.

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