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Prof Barry Irwin


MSc in Information Security Co-ordinator

Head: Security and Networks Research Group

Professor Irwin is a PhD graduate of Computer Science from Rhodes University. He spent several years working in the network security field before returning to lecture at Rhodes. He heads the Security and Networks Research Group (SNRG) within the Department. The coursework based  MSc  specialsing in Information Security falls within this group. He holds the CISSP certification. He is involved in the National Cybersecurity Centers of Innovation program.

Research interests

Network security technologies, passive security monitoring, data visualisation, information security awareness, information warfare and national cyberdefence.


Recent Research

We have recently relaunched one of our updated network Vizualisation tools - Inetvis


Other Sites


A list of publications can be found on Google Scholar or a more select list on SCOPUS

Contact Details

E-mail: B.Irwin@ru.ac.za
Phone: +27 46-603-8626
Location: Hamilton Building, Room 006

Last Modified: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 11:23:31 SAST