Trevor Wood



Enrichment Student

Cohort year



Trevor Wood is researching for a PhD in cybersecurity at De Montfort University, Leicester. He gained his first MSc in Information Systems from Kingston University and his second in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity from De Montfort University. He has a professional background in IT stretching back over 45 years. For the last 25 years he has been the director of two web development agencies, and he now provides website penetration testing for his clients.

Research interests

Trevor is researching whether Natural Language Processing can be used to help detect advanced spear-phishing and whaling attacks. These attacks are cleverly designed to pass current anti-spam and anti-phishing filters