Gordon Russell

Gordon Russell

Dr Gordon Russell

Associate Professor

Biography

Gordon is an Associate Professor in the Cyber Security and Networking group, which has a successful portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and around 15 staff. His current research interests focus on Cryptography, Digital Forensics and Cyber Security.
Currently the Programme Director, he was also the head of subject for 6 years. He has led the development of the GCHQ certified MSc Advanced Security and Digital Forensics, including introducing new modes of study including distance learning.  Along with this Gordon led the development of the MSc Advanced Security and Cybercrime, which provides distance learning opportunities for postgraduate studies. He project manages the BSc Cyber Higher Apprenticeship degree in the School.
Gordon has also helped develop The Cyber Academy, which aims to disseminate cyber intelligence at both a national and international level, with current links in Europe to law enforcement. He is currently an external examiner at the University of Bedfordshire.
Gordon has a strong international reputation, which has been built on innovative teaching and virtualization environments, such as LinuxZoo. His current research work investigates decrypting messages using keys extracted from active virtual machines, forensic triage techniques to improve the speed of forensics analysis, and detecting cyber attacks on industrial systems including public water supplies.

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Events

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Member of the Technical Expert Group for Cyber Security apprenticeships

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner at Bedfordshire University
  • External Examiner at Northumbria University

 

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Online assessment and checking of SQL: detecting and preventing plagiarism.

Conference Proceeding
Russell, G. & Cumming, A. (2005)
Online assessment and checking of SQL: detecting and preventing plagiarism. ISBN 0-9541927-8-8
The automatic checking of online assessments and tutorials offers a significant advantage to students. Such students can work out-of-hours, from home or work, managing their o...

Automatic checking of SQL: Computerised grading.

Journal Article
Cumming, A. & Russell, G. (2005)
Automatic checking of SQL: Computerised grading. IntInternational Journal of Learning: Annual Review. 12, 127-134. ISSN 1447-9494
Undergraduates are taught the database language SQL using internet based tools. The managed learning environment includes assessment.

A universal character model and ontology of defined terms for taxonomic description.

Conference Proceeding
Paterson, T., Kennedy, J., Pullan, M. R., Cannon, A., Armstrong, K. E., Watson, M. F., …Russell, G. (2004)
A universal character model and ontology of defined terms for taxonomic description. In E. Rahm (Ed.), Proceedings of Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS), 63-78
Taxonomists classify biological specimens into groups (taxa) on the basis of similarities between their observed features (characters). The description of these characters is ...

Improving the student learning experience for SQL using automatic marking.

Conference Proceeding
Russell, G., & Cumming, A. (2004)
Improving the student learning experience for SQL using automatic marking. In D. Kinshuk, G. Sampson, & P. Isaías (Eds.), Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, 281-288
An online interactive learning environment which offers immediate feedback to student learning SQL was constructed. This has supported the gathering of interesting statistics ...

A methodology for composing well-defined character descriptions.

Report
Paterson, T., Cannon, A., Raguenaud, C., Russell, G., Armstrong, K. E., MacDonald, S. M., …Kennedy, J. (2003)
A methodology for composing well-defined character descriptions
Taxonomy has been described as “the science of documenting biodiversity”, which involves collecting, naming, describing, identifying and classifying specimens of organisms (Ke...

The Prometheus II Description Model: an objective approach to representing taxonomic descriptions

Working Paper
MacDonald, S. M., Raguenaud, C., Pullan, M. R., Kennedy, J., Russell, G., & Watson, M. F. The Prometheus II Description Model: an objective approach to representing taxonomic descriptions

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MacDonald, S. M., Raguenaud, C., Pullan, M. R., Kennedy, J., Russell, G., & Watson, M. F. The Prometheus II Description Model: an objective approach to representing taxonomic descriptions
A model for improving the storage and communication of plant descriptions is presented. The model is flexible and yet reduces the ambiguity often present in text descriptions....

Multiple traffic signal control using a genetic algorithm

Conference Proceeding
Kalganova, T., Russell, G., & Cumming, A. (1999)
Multiple traffic signal control using a genetic algorithm. In A. Dobnikar, N. C. Steele, D. W. Pearson, & R. F. Albrecht (Eds.), Artificial Neural Nets and Genetic Algorithms, 220-228. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-6384-9_38
Optimising traffic signal timings for a multiple-junction road network is a difficult but important problem. The essential difficulty of this problem is that the traffic signa...

Odmg C++ api: an implementation viewpoint.

Report
Russell, G., Barclay, P. J., & Kennedy, J. (1998)
Odmg C++ api: an implementation viewpoint

Accurate rapid simulation of urban traffic using discrete modelling.

Report
Russell, G., Shaw, P. & Ferguson, N. (1995)
Accurate rapid simulation of urban traffic using discrete modelling
Increasing model complexity has traditionally been viewed as a key way of improving microscopic model accuracy. However, with complexity comes an increase in execution time. I...

Process algebras and the rapid simulation of highly concurrent systems.

Conference Proceeding
Bate, M., Cowie, A., Milne, G., & Russell, G. (1994)
Process algebras and the rapid simulation of highly concurrent systems. In Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Computer Science Conference, 21-31
No abstract available.

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