Peter Aaby

Peter Aaby

Peter Aaby

Research Student

Biography

Peter has 6 years of experience setting up corporate and campus network infrastructure, during employment as an IT technician prior to his academic career. He then progressed to an IT Networking HND degree at Business Academy Aarhus in Denmark, where he was rewarded for his good fellowship amongst students, together with excellent grades for his final internship project at Bankdata 2014. Following this, Peter was accepted into 3rd year of the BEng (Hons) degree in Computer Security and Forensics at Edinburgh Napier University. Alongside his studies he has been simultaneously working on projects around the university’s Cyber Academy and cooperating on innovative ideas with SME’s. In early 2015 he displayed excellent understanding within Cipher-cracking while representing the university, by winning the “2015 Universally Challenge Cyber Security Competition”. Later Peter also appeared as an expert on the BBC Panorama’s episode “How Hackers Steal your Identity”, helping to devise a British Broadband website as a challenge to former criminal hackers. Peter is also the co-founder of ENU Cyber Security Society, with the core role of engaging students socially around academic topics such as penetration testing, hardware security and digital forensics.

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