Petra Leimich

Petra Leimich

Dr Petra Leimich

Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics


I joined Edinburgh Napier University in September 2015 as Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks and a member of the Centre for Distributed Computing, Networking and Security and the Cyber Academy. I was previously Senior Lecturer in Computing at Abertay University. My main area of expertise is Digital Forensics, specifically Cloud and Big Data Forensics.




Conference Activity

  • TLAD Conference Chair and Editor of Proceedings
  • Conference Organiser: BNCOD 2010


External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner at University of the West of England
  • External Examiner at the University of Brighton
  • External Examiner at De Montfort University, Leicester
  • External Examiner at Glasgow Caledonian University


Invited Speaker

  • Database Security



  • Reviewer for JDFSL
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
  • Reviewer for Digital Investigation
  • Reviewer for ICDF2C 2017
  • Reviewer for Cyber SA 2017
  • Reviewer for Journal of Cybersecurity Technology
  • Scientific Committee Member for SCME 2016


Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • IntelliChair: Sitting Posture Monitoring in Ambient Intelligence