Danny Dresner

Danny Dresner

Consulting Research Analyst & Lecturer University of Manchester

Danny Dresner is the first Professor of Cyber Security at the University of Manchester which he joined after 22 years with The National Computing Centre. His academic work revolves around teaching, a diverse community-based approach to cyber security, and considering people-technology symbiosis. Danny is also a founder and a director of The IASME Consortium which champions cyber security for small businesses and runs a cyber security programme for neurodiverse, employing them in a community security operations centre offering security oversight for charities, SMEs, and vulnerable people. He was voted the 2nd to top cyber security influencer  in the UK 2017 and 11th worldwide in 2019. Danny was graphic artist for the Blake’s 7 Appreciation Society which just goes to show…