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Network and Information Security Group (NISEC)

Active since 1996, the primary objective of NISEC is to bring together expertise in education, research and practice in the field of information security and privacy.

Research focus and goals

Our core competencies currently traverse the following areas:

  • Network Security: TUT Cyber Labs is the key component, designed to answer the needs of leading network security research and education.
  • IoT Security: We focus on the technological components enabling secure communication and lifecycle management with constrained devices and networks.
  • Hardware-Assisted Security: At the intersection of theory and practice in cryptography and security.
  • Privacy and Usable Security: Addresses key technical aspects of information security and privacy by designing and developing practical protocols and solutions to enhance users' privacy & security.

Contact persons

Billy Brumley

Associate Professor, co-lead

billy.brumley [at]

+358 50 447 8427


Antonis Michalas

Assistant Professor, co-lead

antonios.michalas [at]

+358 50 447 8399


Marko Helenius

University Teacher

marko.helenius [at]

+358 40 849 0758