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Gary Wills

Gary Wills


Research interests

  • Internet of Things (IoT),
  • Data Protection,
  • Information Assurance,

More research


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.