Professor Mary Aiken is a world-leading expert in Cyberpsychology – the study of the impact of technology on human behaviour. She is a Professor of Cyberpsychology at Capitol Technology University, Washington DC and a Professor of Forensic Cyberpsychology at UEL.
Mary is an Academic Advisor to Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and a member of the INTERPOL Global Cybercrime Expert Group. She works closely with industry and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Group at Paladin Capital Group, specialists in Cyber Venture Capital. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Global Fellow at the Wilson Center Washington DC, member of the Medico-Legal Society, American Psychological Association (APA), International Affiliate Member and Fellow of the Computer Society for Chartered IT Professionals.
Mary is recognised as an international expert in policy debates at the intersection of technology and human behaviour. In 2016 she was named in the top 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe. In 2017 she was inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame, recognising her contribution to the infosec and cybersecurity sectors. In 2019 she was named in the top 50 women in GovTech in the Asia Pacific region. She is an advisor on online safety technologies 'Safety Tech' to the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS).
As an acknowledged cyber behavioural scientist, Mary works on the International professional speaking circuit and acts as an expert advisor to industry. Mary was a producer on the US prime time TV series 'CSI: Cyber', and her work as a Cyberpsychologist inspired the show. A published, peer-reviewed author, Mary has been featured by Time Magazine, WSJ, Newsweek, New York Post, NPR, Scientific American, Inside Edition, Variety, The Atlantic, Washington Post, New York Times, Sunday Times, The Guardian, Hollywood Reporter, CBS and BBC.