**** Propective PhD students: contact me for fully-funded opportunities. Topics should be around Security, Privacy, Blockchains / FinTech, Networks, IIoT/IoT, Industrial Networks, etc.

This is the personal website of Vítor Jesus. Thanks for the visit.

This page is under construction. If you want to take a look at my old academic profile, find it here.

Check my contributions to Reddit groups (mainly security and bitcoin): /u/vjeuss.

My LinkedIn profile is here.

For Birmingham City University or Research contact me directly on For anything else, use my personal contact on .



For my blog, find it here. Recent posts:

  • Privacy done wrong - online registrations
  • Informed consent and evidence for GDPR -- BBC website
  • "Security doesn't matter" & ethereum hacks
  • Challenges with IoT Security
  • UK legislative spree - now the NIS directive
  • UK DfT guidance on Security for Cars
  • amazon EBS breaches - from report to leak
  • FuturePets.com breach -- PCI compliance
  • the UK and GDPR
  • GDPR and ransomware
  • Blockchain.info incident - very good incident response
  • £500/month could have saved Ashley Madison
  • How Secure Software Development fits in a company
  • Shapeshift hack (a Bitcoin service)
  • IoT -- when cyber security is there but is wrong (RSI Videofid)
  • The Importance of Logging
  • How to securely distribute security patches (not?)
  • OT is not IT -- but convergence of course




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