Kamal Bechkoum

Professor Kamal Bechkoum is a world-leading expert on AI, with an international background in specialist areas including cybersecurity, leadership and international collaboration. He is head of the School of Computing and Engineering at the University of Gloucestershire, and is interested in research projects related to the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to engineering design, cybersecurity and big data analytics. He holds a PhD in Software Techniques for Computer Aided Engineering from the University of Cranfield, UK; is a Fellow of the British Computer Society; and a Chartered IT Professional.

Latest Articles by Kamal Bechkoum

  1. Cyber-resilience, cybersecurity, cyber governance

    8 October, 2018

    The governance of cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity cannot simply be relegated to the IT department. Top teams need to understand and address the threats.

  1. data security, data protection

    25 February, 2019

    Why poor cybersecurity is a ticking time bomb

    Regardless of where a threat to cybersecurity comes from, board members need to be clear on how their organisation’s data and infrastructure mechanisms are being protected.

  1. ransomware threat

    5 August, 2019

    Board preparation is key to fighting the ransomware threat

    Board members must be clear on how their organisation’s data and IT infrastructure is being protected from the growing ransomware threat—and whether to pay up in the event of an attack.

  1. Hacker launching cyber-attacks during Covid-19 crisis

    9 June, 2020

    Working from home? Stay alert to the risk of cyber-attacks

    Covid-19 has made firms increasingly reliant upon their online networks and remote-working capabilities. But the threat from cyber-attacks has grown too.

  1. robotic hand on mouse

    15 June, 2020

    Business looks to automation in the wake of Covid-19

    Robotics and automation will become more important than ever as a solution for UK business recovery amid the pandemic’s devastating economic impact.