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Ontology-Based Linked Data to Support Decision Making within Universities

Journal Article
Ashour, G., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Alghazzawi, D. (2022)
Ontology-Based Linked Data to Support Decision Making within Universities. Mathematics, 10(17), Article 3148. https://doi.org/10.3390/math10173148
In recent years, educational institutions worked hard to automate their work using more trending technologies that prove the success in supporting decision-making processes. M...

Ensemble learning-based IDS for sensors telemetry data in IoT networks

Journal Article
Naz, N., Khan, M. A., Alsuhibany, S. A., Diyan, M., Tan, Z., Khan, M. A., & Ahmad, J. (2022)
Ensemble learning-based IDS for sensors telemetry data in IoT networks. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 19(10), 10550-10580. https://doi.org/10.3934/mbe.2022493
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a paradigm that connects a range of physical smart devices to provide ubiquitous services to individuals and automate their daily tasks. IoT de...

A novel flow-vector generation approach for malicious traffic detection

Journal Article
Hou, J., Liu, F., Lu, H., Tan, Z., Zhuang, X., & Tian, Z. (2022)
A novel flow-vector generation approach for malicious traffic detection. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 169, 72-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpdc.2022.06.004
Malicious traffic detection is one of the most important parts of cyber security. The approaches of using the flow as the detection object are recognized as effective. Benefit...

A comprehensive survey of authentication methods in Internet-of-Things and its conjunctions

Journal Article
Kumar, A., Saha, R., Conti, M., Kumar, G., Buchanan, W. J., & Kim, T. H. (2022)
A comprehensive survey of authentication methods in Internet-of-Things and its conjunctions. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 204, Article 103414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnca.2022.103414
Internet of Thing (IoT) is one of the most influential technologies in the present time. People, processes, and things are connected with the Internet through IoT. With the in...

A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks

Journal Article
Alahmadi, H., Bouabdallah, F., & Al-Dubai, A. (2022)
A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks. Future Generation Computer Systems, 134, 287-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2022.04.003
Long Range (LoRa) networks provide long range, cost-effective and energy-efficient communications by utilising the free unlicensed ISM band, which makes them appealing for Int...

A New Multistage Encryption Scheme Using Linear Feedback Register and Chaos-Based Quantum Map

Journal Article
Alharbi, A. R., Ahmad, J., Arshad, Shaukat, S., Masood, F., Ghadi, Y. Y., …Buchanan, W. J. (2022)
A New Multistage Encryption Scheme Using Linear Feedback Register and Chaos-Based Quantum Map. Complexity, 2022, Article 7047282. https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/7047282
With the increasing volume of data transmission through insecure communication channels, big data security has become one of the important concerns in the cybersecurity domain...

Toward Machine Intelligence that Learns to Fingerprint Polymorphic Worms in IoT

Journal Article
Wang, F., Yang, S., Wang, C., Li, Q., Babaagba, K., & Tan, Z. (2022)
Toward Machine Intelligence that Learns to Fingerprint Polymorphic Worms in IoT. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 37(10), 7058-7078. https://doi.org/10.1002/int.22871
Internet of Things (IoT) is fast growing. Non-PC devices under the umbrella of IoT have been increasingly applied in various fields and will soon account for a significant sha...

A Novel Nomad Migration-Inspired Algorithm for Global Optimization

Journal Article
Lin, N., Fu, L., Zhao, L., Hawbani, A., Tan, Z., Al-Dubai, A., & Min, G. (2022)
A Novel Nomad Migration-Inspired Algorithm for Global Optimization. Computers and Electrical Engineering, 100, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2022.107862
Nature-inspired computing (NIC) has been widely studied for many optimization scenarios. However, miscellaneous solution space of real-world problem causes it is challenging t...

GLASS: A Citizen-Centric Distributed Data-Sharing Model within an e-Governance Architecture

Journal Article
Lo, O., Buchanan, W., Sayeed, S., Papadopoulos, P., Pitropakis, N., & Chrysoulas, C. (2022)
GLASS: A Citizen-Centric Distributed Data-Sharing Model within an e-Governance Architecture. Sensors, 22(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/s22062291
E-governance is a process that aims to enhance a government’s ability to simplify all the processes that may involve government, citizens, businesses, and so on. The rapid evo...

SDORP: SDN based Opportunistic Routing for Asynchronous Wireless Sensor Networks

Journal Article
Farooq, M., Wang, X., Hawbani, A., Zhao, L., Al-Dubai, A., & Busaileh, O. (in press)
SDORP: SDN based Opportunistic Routing for Asynchronous Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, https://doi.org/10.1109/TMC.2022.3158695
In wireless sensor networks (WSNs), it is inappropriate to use conventional unicast routing due to the broadcast storm problem and spatial diversity of communication links. Op...

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Smart Contract based Reward Scheme

2022 - 2023
Egg Lighting would like to explore the possibility of linking their company value to Smart Contracts via Blockchain. They would eventually like to give away 1/3 of their business (shares) to the gene...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

LastingAsset: Crypto assets custodial solution

2022 - 2023
As the crypto asset market continues to grow, the role of custodians to maintain the safekeeping of crypto assets is becoming ever more important. So far, many institutional investors who manage large...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £59,958

TRUST AND PRIVACY PRESERVING COMPUTING PLATFORM FOR CROSSBORDER FEDERATION OF PERSONAL DATA

2022 - 2025
As we live in a data-driven era, the emergence of interdisciplinary, geographically dispersed, data repositories, is inevitable. The fact that these repositories do not necessarily abide with existing...
Funder: UK Research and Innovation | Value: £310,843

Behaviour profiling using Touch-based Behavioural Biometrics for Continuous Authentication Systems

2022 - 2022
Authenticating smartphone users from distinct behavioural biometric patterns provided through human interactions on touch screens would allow users to be continuously authenticated on their devices wh...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £923

TrueDeploy - CyberASAP Phase 1

2022 - 2022
The way in which we develop and supply secure, trusted software is broken. The dominance of open-source software and the interconnectedness of software between organisations has raised cybersecurity r...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £31,969

Divulging the Secrets of Artificial Intelligence

2022 - 2022
Digital Infrastructures are complex systems that are built upon computing and communication hardware, and whose resilience is undermined by the security of its hardware building blocks, which has not ...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £2,500

Security and Privacy in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks

2022 - 2024
The great leap forward in wireless communications technology drives the recent advancements of Vehicular Ad hoc NETworks (VANETs). As a key part of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) framewo...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £12,000

Scottish Gaelic Generation for Exhibitions

2022 - 2022
Developing resources and prototype systems for Natural Language Generation in Scottish Gaelic for cultural and artistic exhibits.
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £5,000

Innovative Distributed Platform for Educational Content

2022 - 2022
This project aims to setup a dynamic sharing content platform for tutor led plans using Hyperledger Fabric and IPFS.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

PlatfoRm OF policy Evaluation community for improvED EU policies and Better ACKnowledgement

2021 - 2025
The Action PROFEEDBACK aims to foster the networking of the policy evaluation community at EU-level, raise awareness on the importance of evaluation policy research and improve its impact on policy-ma...
Funder: European Commission

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Privacy-preserving systems around security, trust and identity

2019 - date
Mr. Pavlos Papadopoulos | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pitropakis | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives

2019 - 2021
This work is concerned with the information practices associated with hyperlocal representation. The fin...
Dr Peter Cruickshank | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Dr Kendall Richards

Application of evolutionary machine learning in metamorphic malware analysis and detection

2017 - 2021
Dr Kehinde Babaagba | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Emma Hart

Efficient algorithms for MAC layer duty cycling and frame delivery in wireless sensor network

2016 - 2021
Dr Craig Thomson | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Thomas Tan

Behaviour profiling using Touch-based Behavioural Biometrics for Continuous Authentication Systems

2016 - date
Peter Aaby | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Efficient routing primitives for low-power and lossy networks in internet of things

2015 - 2019
Dr Baraq Ghaleb | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Elias Ekonomou

Utilising reduced file representations to facilitate fast contraband detection

2015 - 2019
The field of Digital Forensics has been facing scalability issues for the last 10 years, resulting in huge backlogs for la...
Dr Sean McKeown | Director of Studies: Dr Gordon Russell | Second Supervisor: Dr Petra Leimich

RESCUE: Evaluation of a fragmented secret share system in distributed cloud architecture

2014 - 2019
This work aims to address current problems of security within Cloud-based systems, as the risks in moving data i...
Dr Elo Ukwandu | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Gordon Russell

Reliable and energy efficient scheduling protocols for Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN)

2014 - 2018
Miss Marwa Salayma | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Load balancing and context aware enhancements for RPL routed Internet of Things

2013 - 2018
Mamoun Qasem | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani
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How working together delivered the key to unlocking the value of health data to European citizens

2 December 2019
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...

University Spin-out - Cyan Forensics - Wins at GovTech Summit 2019

18 November 2019
The third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University was the winner at PitchGovTech as part of the GovTech Summit 2019.

University Spin-out Partners with National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

15 August 2019
Cyan Forensics - the third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University - is partnering with America’s National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)

Dr Zhiyuan (Thomas) Tan and Dr Tom Flint Awarded Honourable Mentions in SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019

18 June 2019
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...

Edinburgh Napier University has the greatest representation at the prestigious Scottish Cyber Awards

11 October 2018
Edinburgh Napier University has once more a great presence in the Scottish Cyber Awards, with six (direct and indirect finalists) in five categories.

Big Data in Cyber Security Conference

31 May 2018
Big Data in Cyber Security Conference held at Craiglockhart

Dr. Zhiyuan Tan Invited to Deliver a Seminar on Internet of Things and Its Security at the Dongguan University of Technology, China, December 2017

12 December 2017
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...

Dr. Zhiyuan Tan Won The National Research Award 2017 from The Research Council of the Sultanate of Oman

12 November 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...

Professor Opens Up on His Love of Edinburgh, Cryptography and Innovation

23 August 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...

University Spin-out - Zonefox - Launches Ambitious Expansion Plans

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...