Dr Daniel Prince is the Associate Director for Business Partnerships and Enterprise for Security Lancaster, which is Lancaster University’s multi-disciplinary research institute for security and protection science. He works closely with external organisations to develop collaborative research and educational activities in security and protection science. This includes helping define business strategy and growth plans for companies both large and small.
Daniel engages in a wide range of external activities including appearances at conferences and in TV and other media, speaking on a range of security topics and acting as a book series editor for the publishers Routledge in the domain of security conflict and technology. He also serves on the Non-Executive Board of a quantum security technology startup Quantum Base spun out of Lancaster University and actively advises cyber security start-ups. Daniel has a long history of working in technology and specifically cyber security having established, run and taught on Lancaster University’s GCHQ accredited Masters Degree in cyber security, alongside supervising PhD students research a wide range of cyber security business and technology issues. Daniel completed his undergraduate studies in Computer Systems Engineering in 2000 and went on to complete his PhD in Programmable Ad Hoc Networks in 2004. During his PhD he consulted with Cisco and Microsoft developing networking code for their operating systems.
Security Lancaster delivers research and education that innovates and creatively challenges the way that individuals, organisations and societies secure and protect themselves. We achieve this via engagement and collaboration with companies from a range of sectors and governments. Our approach delivers the very best use-inspired and pure research alongside cutting edge education that delivers real impact. Security Lancaster is a GCHQ centre of excellence in cyber security research and has its cyber security master’s degree accredited by GCHQ, it also hosts the national Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats which researches online criminality, behaviour and fraud.