Huw Read began his academic career in 2004 at the University of South Wales (UK) and has taught a number of specialist courses in digital forensics and cyber security. For over ten years he has worked alongside industry and government on a number of cyber-related projects, partnering with diverse teams to design solutions to complex security problems.
He is actively engaged in academic research and scholarship within the field, his work has been published in several peer-reviewed conferences and journals. Several publications have been jointly authored with undergraduate students, helping to better arm them for the cyber-related challenges in the future.
In 2015, he joined the faculty at Norwich to work in the School of Business and Management, where he was named the new director for the Center of Advanced Computing and Digital Forensics. Since taking the post, he has led a team of Norwich students working on cybersecurity at Super Bowl 50 and received NSA/NSF grant funding to run two successive GenCyber summer camps for high school students from across the United States. Read also led a successful recertification process, which recognized Norwich as one of the country's few NSA-recognized Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and a Department of Defense-recognized Center of Digital Forensic Academic Excellence.
He holds a BSc and PhD from the University of Glamorgan.
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