An authentication protocol based on chaos and zero knowledge proof
Major, W., Buchanan, W. J., & Ahmad, J. (in press)
An authentication protocol based on chaos and zero knowledge proof. Nonlinear Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-020-05463-3
Port Knocking is a method for authenticating clients through a closed stance firewall, and authorising their requested actions, enabling severs to offer services to authentica...
MRC4: A Modified RC4 Algorithm using Symmetric Random Function Generator for Improved Cryptographic Features
Saha, R., Geetha, G., Kumar, G., Kim, T., & Buchanan, W. J. (2019)
MRC4: A Modified RC4 Algorithm using Symmetric Random Function Generator for Improved Cryptographic Features. IEEE Access, 7, 172045-172054. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2956160
The Rivest Cipher 4 (RC4) has been one of the most popular stream ciphers for providing symmetric key encryption, and is now proposed as an efficient cipher within light-weigh...
Deriving ChaCha20 Key Streams From Targeted Memory Analysis
McLaren, P., Buchanan, W. J., Russell, G., & Tan, Z. (2019)
Deriving ChaCha20 Key Streams From Targeted Memory Analysis. Journal of Information Security and Applications, 48, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jisa.2019.102372
There can be performance and vulnerability concerns with block ciphers, thus stream ciphers can used as an alternative. Although many symmetric key stream ciphers are fairly r...
A Forensic Audit of the Tor Browser Bundle
Muir, M., Leimich, P., & Buchanan, W. J. (2019)
A Forensic Audit of the Tor Browser Bundle. Digital Investigation, 29, 118-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diin.2019.03.009
The increasing use of encrypted data within file storage and in network communications leaves investigators with many challenges. One of the most challenging is the Tor protoc...
Decrypting Live SSH Traffic in Virtual Environments
Mclaren, P., Russell, G., Buchanan, W. J., & Tan, Z. (2019)
Decrypting Live SSH Traffic in Virtual Environments. Digital Investigation, 29, 109-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diin.2019.03.010
Decrypting and inspecting encrypted malicious communications may assist crime detection and prevention. Access to client or server memory enables the discovery of artefacts re...
IoT Forensics: Amazon Echo as a Use Case
Li, S., Li, S., Choo, K. R., Sun, Q., Buchanan, W. J., & Cao, J. (2019)
IoT Forensics: Amazon Echo as a Use Case. IEEE Internet of Things, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1109/jiot.2019.2906946
Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly common in our society, and can be found in civilian settings as well as sensitive applications such as battlefields and national secu...
Top 10 Blockchain Predictions for the (Near) Future of Healthcare
Halamka, J. D., Alterovitz, G., Buchanan, W. J., Cenaj, T., Clauson, K. A., Dhillon, V., …Ngo, A. L. (2019)
Top 10 Blockchain Predictions for the (Near) Future of Healthcare. Blockchain in Healthcare Today, 2, doi:10.30953/bhty.v2.106
To review blockchain lessons learned in 2018 and near-future predictions for blockchain in healthcare, Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) asked the world's blockchain in he...
Impact of cyberattacks on stock performance: a comparative study
Tweneboah-Kodua, S., Atsu, F., & Buchanan, W. (2018)
Impact of cyberattacks on stock performance: a comparative study. Information and Computer Security, 26(5), 637-652. doi:10.1108/ics-05-2018-0060
The study uses cyberattacks announcements on 96 firms that are listed on S&P 500 over the period January 03, 2013 and December 29, 2017.
The empirical analysis was performed i...
Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare.
Bell, L., Buchanan, W. J., Cameron, J., & Lo, O. (2018)
Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare. Blockchain in Healthcare Today,
There are several areas of healthcare and well-being that could be enhanced using blockchain technologies. These include device tracking, clinical trials, pharmaceutical traci...
Analysis: Building the Future of EU: Moving Forward with International Collaboration on Blockchain
Buchanan, B., & Naqvi, N. (2018)
Analysis: Building the Future of EU: Moving Forward with International Collaboration on Blockchain. The Journal of the British Blockchain Association, 1(1), 1-4
A blockchain enabled 'Digital Single Economy " can act as a catalyst for growth and could provide a platform where borderless innovative practices will thrive and create a tru...