Gary Wills is an Emeritus Fellow in Computer Science at the University of Southampton.
He graduated from the University of Southampton with an Honours degree in Electromechanical Engineering, and then a PhD in Industrial Hypermedia Systems. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (MIET), a member of The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Educational Academy (PFHEA). He is also a visiting professor at the University of Cape Town and a research professor at RLabs.
Gary's research project focus on Secure Systems Engineering and applications. Gary is qualified to undertake audits for Information Assurance (IASME and ISO27001), Cyber Essentials, GDPR readiness and Consumer IoT Security. Gary is also a certified Data Protection Officer.
- Internet of Things (IoT),
- Data Protection,
- Information Assurance,
- Cyber Security,
Gary's research focuses on Secure Systems Engineering and its applications. Gary works cross-discipline with colleagues from industry, and academia. His research can be grouped under a number of themes: Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Information Assurance and Data Protection.
Current PhD Students
External roles and responsibilities
- Winner of the Wunis Dorup e-learning award 2009 (2009)
- New Economic Models in the Digital Economy (NeMode ) (2014)
- Best Female Author and Scientist (2022)