Professor in Criminology
Benoît Dupont is a full professor at the School of Criminology of the Université de Montréal and Scientific Director of the Integrated Network on Cybersecurity (SERENE-RISC), which he founded in 2014. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity, as well as the Research Chair in Cybercrime Prevention. He serves as an observer representing the research community on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX) and on the Researchers Council of the New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NOIRN). He is a member of the inaugural cohort of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars and Creators in the Arts and Sciences. His current research projects focus on cyber resilience, the co-evolution of crime and technology from an ecological perspective, the social organization of malicious hacker communities, and intervention strategies for victims of cyber fraud.