Dr. Emma Williams, University of Bristol

Do you want to hear how to improve communication, stop blaming people for making mistakes and make your training engaging? Join this interview to hear more advice as Oz Alashe, CEO of CybSafe interviews Dr Emma Williams of the University of Bristol. Find out about all the fantastic work she is doing in the field of psychology and the human aspect of cyber security.

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About Emma

Vice Chancellor’s Fellow in Digital Innovation and Wellbeing at University of Bristol

Dr Emma Williams (CPsychol, CSci, AFBPsS) holds a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship in Digital Innovation and Wellbeing in the School of Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol. She is a Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist and conducts research focused on human aspects of cyber crime and cyber security. She previously worked on the IDSIT Susceptibility to Influence project under Professor Adam Joinson at the University of Bath, collaborating extensively with a number of stakeholders within the public and private sector and engaging in a range of public engagement activities.

Following a PhD in the area of deception at Cardiff University, Emma spent time as a psychologist within HM Government and as a behavioural scientist at BAE Systems before returning to academia in 2015. She is an Associate of the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST).

Dr. Emma Williams, 

University of Bristol


  • What must you consider before phishing employees?
  • Why are communication and engagement so crucial for security?
  • And what should organisations be doing to enable their people to act securely?