School of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science

Dr Brett van Niekerk

Senior Lecturer

Dr van Niekerk has experience in academia, industry and with professional bodies. He is a NRF-rate researcher with a focus on cybersecurity, information security and critical infrastructure protection. His BSc and MSc are in electronic engineering, and his doctorate is in information systems. He is also a Certified Information Security Manager. He has contributed to international standards, norms and other initiatives for cybersecurity and related topics. 

Research interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information security
  • Critical infrastructure protection 

Research profiles