PhD Student - Digital Forensics / Cyber Security.
McKeown, S., Russell, G. & Leimich, P. (in press). Fingerprinting JPEGs with Optimised Huffman Tables. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law. ISSN 1558-7215
A common task in digital forensics investigations is to identify known contraband images. This is typically achieved by calculating a cryptographic digest, using hashing algor...
McKeown, S., Russell, G., & Leimich, P. (in press). Sub-file Hashing Strategies for Fast Contraband Detection. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2018)
Traditional digital forensics processes do not scale well with the huge quantities of data present in a modern investigation, resulting in large investigative backlogs for man...
McKeown, S., Russell, G., & Leimich, P. (in press). Reducing the Impact of Network Bottlenecks on Remote Contraband Detection. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2018)
Cloud based storage is increasing in popularity, with
large volumes of data being stored remotely. Digital forensics
investigators examining such systems remotely are limited ...
McKeown, S., Russell, G. & Leimich, P. (in press). Fast Filtering of Known PNG Files Using Early File Features. In Proceedings of the Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and LawISBN not yet known
McKeown, S., Buivys, M., & Azzopardi, L. (2016). InfoScout: An interactive, entity centric, person search tool. In SIGIR '16 Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 1113-1116. doi:10.1145/2911451.2911468
Individuals living in highly networked societies publish a large amount of personal, and potentially sensitive, information online. Web investigators can exploit such informat...
The field of Digital Forensics has been facing scalability issues for the last 10 years, resulting in huge backlogs for law enforcement agencies, impeding...