I am currently undertaking a DPhil in Cyber Security at the University of Oxford part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security which is multidisciplinary centre with students from a wide variety of backgrounds such as computer sciences, mathematics, law and sociology.

In my spare time I like to understand various attack scenarios and looking at various types of malware and understanding the different techniques currently available to analyse malware. Beyond studying I enjoy running and learning to program. I am also the IT Officer of Kellogg College MCR 

I undertook the SANS 508 course in Advanced Computer Forensics and Incident Response where I have gained vast knowledge in live forensics and extracting and analysing forensic artefacts from memory images. Previously I volunteered for the Humberside Police Hi-Tech Unit and the Internet Sex Offenders Unit carrying out the role of triaging

  • Name: Tina Wu
  • Job: PhD Student
  • E-mail: tina.wu@cs.ox.ac.uk
October 2012 - October 2014
Airbus Group Research Engineer Cyber Security/Digital Forensics

Research Engineer Cyber Security/Digital Forensics

  • Build relationships with academia and Airbus Group business units.
  • Manage various research projects related to SCADA/CNI cyber security, forensics, Penetration testing, and malware analysis.
  • Write technical reports, journal papers, proposals and give presentations to clients and academic organisations.
  • Excellent problem solving skills to provide quick solutions to research questions and provide innovative ideas.
  • Design and setup of the Digital Forensic testbed and deployment of AlienVault SIEM, configured and setup for testing.
  • Participated in red and blue team exercises, on virtual system. Using various penetration testing tools such as Nexpose, Metasploit, Nmap, Wireshark and Nessus.
  • Management of interns and supervision of PhD student’s workload and assigning research tasks.
  • Management of external clients research projects.
  • Presented at ICS Conference 2013 with presentation of conference paper titled ‘Towards a SCADA Forensic Architecture’ as well as presentations to various universities

May 2013 - August 2013
Humberside Police High Tech Unit - Volunteer

Duties involved using different forensic software to analyse various media devices.

October 2014 - Present
University of Oxford - DPhil in Cyber Security

November 2010 - November 2011
University of Derby - MSc in Forensic Computing and Security


July 2007 - July 2010
Nottingham Trent University - BSc Forensic Science