Professor: Behavioural Cyber Security & Information Security Management

Stephen Flowerday is a Professor in the Department of Information Systems at Rhodes University.  He is also the Head of Department.  He holds a BSc and an MBA, as well as a PhD (IT).  His research interests lie in the field of cyber security, behavioural information security, and information security management.
Over the last fifteen years, Stephen has authored and co-authored in excess of 100 refereed publications and has presented papers in various countries.  Furthermore, he is a reviewer for conference publications, an editor and reviewer for a number of academic journals, and serves on various panels of the South African National Research Foundation (NRF).   In 2019 Stephen was invited by The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow to Scotland where he gave guest lectures and met with doctoral students and staff concerning their research.
In his previous employment Stephen served as Head of Department for five years followed by Deputy Dean for Research and Internationalisation in the Faculty of Management and Commerce.  In 2014, he received the University’s Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Researcher Award (Institutional).
Among others, Stephen is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS), a member of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT), and a member Association for Information Systems (AIS).