Name Katie Wood
Job Title Senior Lecturer in Information Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Mathematics and Computer Science
Subject(s) Computer Science
Tel 01902 321845
Email k.wood@wlv.ac.uk

Katie Wood

I am the Course Leader for the Information Systems Undergraduate Degrees and Faculty Enabling Tutor (FET) for the Mathematics and Computer Science department. 

  • Cloud Computing
  • Cyber Security
  • IT Governance
  • Configuration Management
  • SMEs technology adoption
  • Change Management in the context of SMEs

My areas of expertise and experience are around cloud computing, configuration management and security. These skills have been developed and reflected through teaching, research and consultancy. My Research Interest and focus are Information Security led.
• Cloud Computing – security, configuration and also impact on public sector i.e. – health, police and education
• Information Technology and impact– use of mobile technologies, addiction to ICT, changes in society
• Cyber Crimes and Cyber Ethics – impacts, legislation and developments

Wood. K, Buckley. K (2015) Reality Vs Hype: Does Cloud Computing meet the expectations of SMEs? The 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, CLOSER. Lisbon May 2015


Wood. K (2014) ‘Data Protection Challenges within a Public Cloud Context’ ICCCM Second World Congress on Multimedia and Computer Science. International Conference on Cloud Computing and Multimedia 2014


Wood. K (2012) ‘Improving the configuration and deployment selection process for grid applications in P2P networks ‘International Conference on Cluster and Grid Computing Systems (ICCGCS 2012), conference Venice

Wood. K (2012) ‘Understanding Configuration Management with Cloud Computing’ International Conference on Computational Informatics and Technology Enhanced Education (ICCITEE> 2012) Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wood. K (2012) ‘Exploring security issues in cloud computing’ UKAIS 2012 Conference, Oxford
Wood.K, Perira. E (2011) ‘Impact of Misconfiguration in Cloud – Investigation into Security Challenges’ International Journal of Multimedia and Image Processing (IJMIP), Volume 1, Issue 1, ISSN 2042 4647

Katie Wood ‘Entering the Business Cloud’ Economic Journal part of Malta Times Sunday 13 February 2011 www.maltaeconomicupdate.com

Wood.K and Anderson.M (2011) ‘Understanding the complexity surrounding multi-tenancy in cloud computing’ 8th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering, Tsinghua University, (ICEBE 2011)

Wood.K, Pereira. E, (2010) ‘An Investigation into Cloud Configuration and Security’ ICITST-2010 Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Communications Chapter conference proceedings