Elias Ekonomou

Elias Ekonomou

Dr Elias Ekonomou

Lecturer

Biography

Dr Elias Ekonomou is a Lecturer in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University affiliated with the Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks, and Security and The Cyber Academy.

Elias teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level, namely at the GCHQ-certified MSc Advanced Security and Digital Forensics, and supervises honours, master’s and PhD students. Elias leads BSc Computing, a TNE course delivered in Myanmar (Burma) – a collaboration of Edinburgh Napier University and Info Myanmar College.

His research is centred on computer security, with a strong preference in lightweight applications and the contexts of IoT and health/social care. On this basis, he has transferred knowledge in the industry with KTP, consultancies and commercialisation projects.

Elias joined Edinburgh Napier in 2011 as a researcher in security for e-Health applications, he worked on numerous projects relating data security, privacy, identity and access rights in the context of health and social care. For his PhD (University of Salford, 2010), he designed a lightweight secure data transportation protocol for WSN/IoT. Moreover, he has 20 years professional experience in website development and system administration in Linux.

Elias is a full professional member of BCS (MBCS), Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a former SE/RSE Enterprise Fellow.

Esteem

Media Activity

  • Research Team to Showcase Research on Cybercrime and Computer Security at Alumni Day for 50th Anniversary

 

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Cloud-based identity and identity meta-data: secure and control own data in globalization era.

Journal Article
Spyra, G., Buchanan, W. J., Cruickshank, P., & Ekonomou, E. (2014)
Cloud-based identity and identity meta-data: secure and control own data in globalization era. International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare, 3, https://doi.org/10.4018/ijrqeh.2014010105
This paper proposes a new identity, and its underlying meta-data, model. The approach enables secure spanning of identity meta-data across many boundaries such as health-care,...

A Privacy preserving method using privacy enhancing techniques for location based services

Journal Article
Buchanan, W. J., Kwecka, Z., & Ekonomou, E. (2012)
A Privacy preserving method using privacy enhancing techniques for location based services. Mobile Networks and Applications, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-012-0362-6
Two of the major changes within computing, at the present time, are the move towards service-oriented architectures and the increasing usage of mobile devices to access these ...

E-Health: chances and challenges of distributed, service oriented architectures

Journal Article
Thuemmler, C., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., Lo, O., Ekonomou, E., & Khedim, A. S. (2012)
E-Health: chances and challenges of distributed, service oriented architectures. Journal of cyber security and mobility, 37,
Societies are undergoing unprecedented demographic and socio-economical changes on a pace that has never been experienced before. Health care models are in transition to remai...

Information sharing around child protection.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Uthmani, O., Lewis, R., Steyven, A., Fan, L., Thuemmler, C., …Lawson, A. (2012, June)
Information sharing around child protection. Paper presented at Information Sharing in the Public Sector, Edinburgh
Background This presentation focuses on creating a scaleable, robust and secure information architecture for social and health care. At its core is the sa.FIRE (Secure Analysi...

Cloud4Health.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., & Lo, O. (2012, May)
Cloud4Health. Paper presented at Symposium on the Future of e-Health, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
The cloud4health platform focuses on creating a next generation infrastructure which aims to integrate assisted living with primary and secondary health care, in order to redu...

Integrating assisted living with primary and secondary health care.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Uthmani, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, May)
Integrating assisted living with primary and secondary health care. Paper presented at Data Handling in Health and Social Care: Striking the balance between confidentiality, security and information sharing, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the Cloud4Health platform.

Cloud Forensics.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Macfarlane, R., Graves, J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., & Bose, N. (2012, March)
Cloud Forensics. Paper presented at International Seminar on Policing Digital Crime, Netherlands
This presentation outlines the usage of digital forensics in the Cloud.

Holistic healthcare within dynamic information infrastructures-the cloud based eHealth platform.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Thuemmler, C., & Lo, O. (2012, February)
Holistic healthcare within dynamic information infrastructures-the cloud based eHealth platform. Paper presented at eHealth 2012, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, February)
Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud. Paper presented at Cloud Computing in the Public Sector: The Way Forward, London
Case Study: Moving Towards an e-health Platform to Store NHS Patient Information in the Cloud The NHS pilot scheme to store patient information in the Cloud How can the health...

Patient centric health care: an integrated and secure, cloud-based, e-Health platform.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, February)
Patient centric health care: an integrated and secure, cloud-based, e-Health platform. Paper presented at BCS Branch Meeting, University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum
There are many issues related to health care infrastructure within the UK, including the lack of integration of data between the different parts of the health and social care ...

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