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Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks; Program Leader for MSc Advanced Security & Cybercrime; Winner of Outstanding Woman in Cyber (Scottish Cyber Awards 2017)
Senior Research Fellow
Pikoulas, J. (2002). An agent-based Bayesian method for network intrusion detection. (Thesis)
Security is one of the major issues in any network and on the Internet. It encapsulates many different areas, such as protecting individual users against intruders, protecting...
Pallis, G. (2009). A comparative study of in-band and out-of-band VOIP protocols in layer 3 and layer 2.5 environments. (Thesis)
For more than a century the classic circuit-switched telephony in the form of PSTN (Public Service Telephone Network) has dominated the world of phone communications (Varshney...
Waheed, S. (2011). Implementation and evaluation of a botnet analysis and detection method in a virtual environment. (Thesis)
Botnets are one of the biggest cyber threats. Botnets based on concepts that used for the development of malware or viruses before origin of the Internet in 1990s. Botnet is a...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
The usage of encryption keys is an important aspect in preserving privacy in communications. Increasingly these communications are protected using SSL/TLS methods. Along with this, there is a general ...
Scottish Funding Council
This project aims to investigate the integration of a cipher policy for the protection of data, and how these can be applied into a cloud-based infrastructure. A key focus for the implementation will ...
A project to provide decentralised identity for meeting KYC & AML requirements in the property industry.
Lecturer in the School of Computing
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Manager, The Cyber Academy
Yampolsky, V. (2010). An evaluation of the power consumption and carbon footprint of a cloud infrastructure. (Thesis)
The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector represent two to three percentsof the world energy consumption and about the same percentage of GreenHouse Gas(GHG) e...
Kintis, P., Kountouras, A., Pitropakis, N., Dagon, D., Antonakakis, M., Markou, C., & Buchner, P. (2017, May). Secure and Scalable Identity Management for the Aviation Industry
No abstract available.
Buchanan, W. J., Ramsay, B., Macfarlane, R., Smales, A., Keane, E., Callahan, C., …Popov, O. (2015, September). Evaluation of the DFET Cloud. Paper presented at Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training (CFET) conference, Canterbury
The DFET (Digital Forensics Evaluation and Training) Cloud creates new training methods/techniques to support judicial authorities, law enforcement agencies and associated sta...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, June). Cyber security challenges for cloud based services. Paper presented at Scot-Cloud 2015, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
Areas covered - IoT security - Data loss detection and prevention - Cryptography in the Cloud
Buchanan, W. J., Ramsay, B., Macfarlane, R., Smales, A., & Russell, G. (2015, June). Teaching penetration and malware analysis in a cloud-based environment. Paper presented at UK Workshop on Cybersecurity Training & Education, Liverpool
This paper outlines evaluation of running a private Cloud-based system over two semesters at Edinburgh Napier University for two modules: Security Testing and Advanced Network...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, May). Vulnerability analysis. Presented at Advanced Threat Protection, Glazier's Hall, London
The current generation of threats against enterprise networks are more targeted, more persistent and more sophisticated than ever. Sony, eBay and JP Morgan are among the bigge...
Buchanan, W. J., & Smales, A. (2015, April). New forensic investigation and training methods in a virtual environment (cloud) (D-FET project). Paper presented at Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism - the EU Research roadmap, Montpellier, France
DFET creates new training methods/techniques to support judicial authorities, law enforcement agencies and associated stakeholders in the fight against cybercrime through the ...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, February). It's all hackable. Paper presented at SBRC Insider Threat Conference 2015, RBS, Gogarburn
Buchanan, W. J., & Smales, A. (2015, February). Cyber security in practice: identifying areas of vulnerability. Paper presented at Scot-Secure 2015, Holyrood, Edinburgh
Areas covered include: - Using penetration testing to highlight areas of weakness - Practical steps for improving the security of your organisation.
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, January). Advanced persistent threat and Insiders. Paper presented at Advanced Persistent Threat, London
With an increase in the range and mobility of devices which connect to the network, there are now so many opportunities for intruders to compromise systems. Leading with the r...
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, September). Complete anatomy of Heartbleed, Truecrypt and large-scale vulnerabilities. Paper presented at 7th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks (SIN 2014), Glasgow
This presentation will outline some new research related to the Heartbleed vulnerability, and cover the full technical details of the threat, with a live demo. Along with it w...
Lawson, A., & Macfarlane, R. (2014, April). Embedding programming skills to support the student journey in networking, security and digital forensics. Paper presented at HEA STEM Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2014: Enhancing the STEM Student Journey, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
The development of programming skills by Networking graduates, and Security and Digital Forensics graduates is highly sought after by employers, both in industry, and in acade...
This project will use steganography technology and shared secrets to improve the usability of the process of recovering cryptocurrency/distributed ledger wallet. It will do so by encoding parts of the...
This will investigate the feasibility of incentivising environmentally friendly behaviours through rewards given in tokens as well as IoT wearables to discover this behaviour and reward automatically.
Digital Health Institute
This project will investigate existing consumer tech, IOT and connectivity capabilities for simulation activities.
Napier and DHI will explore a range of technologies that can connect to DHI’s simul...
This project will focus on the building of a food provenance platform based on distributed ledger technologies
This focuses on the use of distributed ledger technologies to manage both compliance events such as signing off on work and also document management
In a recent report by International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, it is estimated there will be a global shortfall of 1.5 million cybersecurity professionals by 2019, so...
This work will provide proof-of-concept infrastructures and which will be used to create an ecosystem for strong use cases, and thus attract new funding for the building of new health and social care ...
This is a small project to initiate an engagement following an unsuccessful application for a larger Data Lab project.
Trisent’s core technology is called the Personal Context Management System (PCM...
Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems
The collaboration work has developed through an existing Data Lab funded project, and has shown how data science can be used to discover security vulnerabilities within IoT devices. Currently the team...
This is a Data Labs project which will investigate Blockchain technology - with Spiritus, the project will be ground-breaking in the implementation of a private blockchain within a large-scale healthc...
This event aims to inspire women into cybersecurity roles by bringing together the cyber women from across the UK in the form of a poster competition. The event will be held in collaboration with Edin...
Morgan Stanley is seeking a data science resource / support to augment its Technology Information Risk Team within the Technology and Data division. The key challenge involves an investigation of the ...
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...
Triage of large capacity digital devices
This work aims to address current problems of security within Cloud-based systems, as the risks in moving data i...
The field of Digital Forensics has been facing scalability issues for the last 10 years, resulting in huge backlogs for la...
Honourable mentions in the SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019 were awarded to Dr Zhiyuan (Thomas) Tan and Dr Tom Flint from the School of Computer, Edinburgh Napier University at the SICSA PhD Conferen...
17 June 2019
Basil Manoussos, Manager of The Cyber Academy delivers keynote presentation at the Annual Conference of the Scottish Paralegal Association in Glasgow, titled "Cyber threats to law firms: Do you want ...
17 April 2019
Edinburgh Napier University has once more a great presence in the Scottish Cyber Awards, with six (direct and indirect finalists) in five categories.
10 October 2018
Big Data in Cyber Security Conference held at Craiglockhart
30 May 2018
Official launch of SOCLAB, the new SOC facility in Merchiston Campus
10 April 2018
Dongguan University of Technology (DGUT) is a key university in Dongguan, China. DGUT has undertaken more than 900 significant research projects, such as the National Key Basic Research Development Pl...
12 December 2017
Dr. Zhiyuan Tan's research work entitled "Building an intrusion detection system using a filter-based feature selection algorithm" has been awarded by the The Research Council of the Sultanate of Oman...
12 November 2017
In an interview with Inspired Edinburgh in The Victorian Townhouse, Professor Bill Buchanan outlined his career and his university, along with his love of his home city, cryptography and innovation. T...
22 August 2017
Zonefox, a spin-out of The Cyber Academy within the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, officially launched their move into new offices in Edinburgh. They have moved from CodeBase into...
21 August 2017
The International Journal of Computer Sciences and its Applications (IJCSA) is an international online open access journal which is dedicated to quarterly publishing high-quality papers that describe ...
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee at the Scottish Parliament on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland.
19 June 2017
ICSA DVF Professor Nasser Kehtarnavaz will be speaking about “Real-Time Human Action Recognition via Simultaneous Utilization of Depth Images and Inertial Signals” on Monday 19 June at 10am at Edinbur...
31 May 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, who leads The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been invited as a witness at the Health and Sport Committee within the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 20 June 2017. ...
30 May 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan, an international expert in Cyber Security, appeared on a wide range of media events related to the ransomware attack (WannaCry).
19 May 2017
The Cyber Academy and MBM Commercial hosted a highly successful conference event with over 120 delegates which outlined some of the current issues of law and cyber security.
16 May 2017
Edinburgh Napier University - Craiglockhart Campus
3 June 2019 - 4 June 2019
University of Surrey, Guilford
14 May 2019
14:00 in CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
5 June 2018
Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus
29 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
23 November 2016
Monday 11 April 12.00 - 15.00pm
10 April 2016
17 February 2016