Xue Yang wins Best Cybersecurity Student Project Award

May 18 2022 Posted: 14:19 IST

The School of Computer Science are delighted to congratulate Xue Yang, who won the best Cybersecurity Student Project Award at the At the ITAG Excellence Awards Ceremony on Friday 13 May. This was in recognition of her M.Sc. (Data Analytics) thesis project, where Xue applied Reinforcement Learning to the Flipit Game as a means of modelling APT cybersecurity attacks. Her project was jointly supervised by Dr. Michael Schukat and Dr. Enda Howley in Computer Science.  

Xue is now in the first year of her PhD studies, where she continues her research under the guidance of Enda and Michael, funded by a College Scholarship. Her PhD is in the area of applying Reinforcement Learning to cloud datacentre security.