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Buchanan, W. J., & Smales, A. (2014, February). The Risks and Opportunities of Mobile Working within Cloud Environments. Paper presented at Practical Perspectives on Secure Mobile Working, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the changing architecture of business systems, and with the increasing use of Cloud-based systems. It outlines some of the key risks around using mo...
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January). The New Enlightenment in Scotland. Paper presented at Secure Scotland, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow
Scotland, as a nation, has been built on enterprise and innovation, and, at one time, led the world in terms of enlightenment for its scientific and cultural approach. This pr...
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January). The future of computer science education and observations from on-line learning. Paper presented at Higher Computing Science National Qualifications Support, Edinburgh
This session will look at the opportunities at the present time and in the future for Computing, and provide key pointer to the skills that are required to undertake a career ...
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.
Buchanan, W. J., & Smales, A. (2013, September). Cyber risk and opportunities in the Cloud. Paper presented at Cloud Security Congress 2013, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines some of the key risks and opportunities in the Cloud.
Buchanan, W. J., Burns, N., Lo, O., Lewis, R., Uthmani, O., & Fan, L. (2013, April). A scaleable and trusted e-Health eco-system: safi.re. Paper presented at Cyber Security and Privacy EU Forum 2013, European Commission, Brussels
At present most health and social care systems do not have extendable trust and governance. This presentation outlines the safi.re architecture which uses three main component...
Buchanan, W. J. (2013, March). The challenges of Big Data: future risks, governance and trust. Paper presented at The Future of Cyber Security 2013, London, UK
The emphasis in computer security is moving from end point security towards data controls, and this is becoming an increasing threat as we move into an era build around Big Da...
Buchanan, W. J., & Smales, A. (2013, January). Public perceptions in health care security. Paper presented at Health Informatics 2013, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Over the past few years many industries have been revolutionized by the application of Information Technology, in fact, we are now moving from an Industrial Age into an Inform...
Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., Thuemmler, C., & Lawson, A. (2012, June). Towards simulation of patient data for evaluation of E-health platform and services. Paper presented at 13th Annual Post Graduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting, Liverpool
This paper presents the design and implementation of the Patient Simulator, a software application used for the simulation of patient data. The simulator aims to evaluate e- H...
Buchanan, W. J. (2012, June). Training the next generation
This presentation outlines how cloud infrastructures could be used to deliver the in-depth skills required for a cyber professional.
Buchanan, W. J. (2012, June). Innovation in cloud environments. Paper presented at Future of Technology, Royal Society of Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the future of technology.
Buchanan, W. J., Uthmani, O., Lewis, R., Steyven, A., Fan, L., Thuemmler, C., …Lawson, A. (2012, June). Information sharing around child protection. Paper presented at Information Sharing in the Public Sector, Edinburgh
Background This presentation focuses on creating a scaleable, robust and secure information architecture for social and health care. At its core is the sa.FIRE (Secure Analysi...
Buchanan, W. J. (2012, May). Education & training for future threats. Paper presented at ITEC 2012, London
This presentation gives an outline of the aspects for virtualised training for security and cybercrime.
Buchanan, W. J. (2012, May). Towards a new health and social care information sharing architecture
This presentation outlines the integration of the safi.re information sharing architecture.
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., & Lo, O. (2012, May). Cloud4Health. Paper presented at Symposium on the Future of e-Health, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
The cloud4health platform focuses on creating a next generation infrastructure which aims to integrate assisted living with primary and secondary health care, in order to redu...
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Uthmani, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, May). Integrating assisted living with primary and secondary health care. Paper presented at Data Handling in Health and Social Care: Striking the balance between confidentiality, security and information sharing, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the Cloud4Health platform.
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
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...
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 ...
Peter Aaby - PhD sponsorship
Exploiting industry interconnect standards to gain visibility into devices.
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...
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
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
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
A partnership between Hutchinson Networks and The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh has been showcased in the application of SDN (Software Defined Networks) into health and social care, and in innovative Cyb...
2 February 2017
Edinburgh is becoming one of the best cities in the World to be into tech, and this week one of Edinburgh Napier University's spin-outs - Cyan Forensics - represents the booming tech industry in the c...
3 December 2016
Researchers, including Dr Petra Leimich, Prof Bill Buchanan and Josh Harrison, in The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier, have created a new way of analysing the traces of evidence left in the memory o...
4 August 2016
Exciting New Collaboration with Hutchinson Networks Aims To Build A Virtual Bank For Advanced Security Operations Training
29 June 2016
FBI to present on Big Data in Cyber Security at International Conference
31 March 2016
Two out of Four Predictions for the Next Skyscanner Are Spin-outs from Edinburgh Napier
5 February 2016
Monday 11 April 12.00 - 15.00pm
10 April 2016
17 February 2016