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Mr Andrew Dwyer

Mr Andrew Dwyer

Mr Andrew Dwyer
BA

Research Associate

Area of research

Software Developers’ Everyday Practices: Exploring How Security ‘Works’

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Research summary

For my current project - "Software Developers’ Everyday Practices: Exploring How Security ‘Works’" - please visit the project webpage here

Andrew's interests in cybersecurity cut across (critical interpretations and approaches to) computer science, geography, and international relations. Primarily he has pursued this interest through (auto)ethnographic research ranging from malware analysis and detection and more recently to software development. 

For his DPhil (PhD) research, Andrew was based at the University of Oxford's School of Geography and the Environment developing a project on malicious software through the construct of "malware ecologies". This drew upon a range of concepts from ...

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Biography

Andrew Dwyer is a research associate looking at how software developers' everyday practices influence their approaches to (cyber)security in the University of Bristol's Cyber Security Group. Andrew gained a DPhil in Cyber Security at the University of Oxford, where he studied and questioned the role of malware – commonly known as computational viruses and worms -  through its analysis, detection, and translation into international politics and its ntersection with multiple ecologies. In his doctoral thesis - Malware Ecologies: A Politics of Cybersecurity - he argues for a re-evaluation of the role of computational actors in the production and negotiation of ...

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