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Privacy-preserving Surveillance Methods using Homomorphic Encryption

Conference Proceeding
Bowditch, W., Abramson, W., Buchanan, W. J., Pitropakis, N., & Hall, A. J. (2020)
Privacy-preserving Surveillance Methods using Homomorphic Encryption. https://doi.org/10.5220/0008864902400248
Data analysis and machine learning methods often involve the processing of cleartext data, and where this could breach the rights to privacy. Increasingly, we must use encrypt...

Phishing URL Detection Through Top-Level Domain Analysis: A Descriptive Approach

Conference Proceeding
Christou, O., Pitropakis, N., Papadopoulos, P., Mckeown, S., & Buchanan, W. J. (2020)
Phishing URL Detection Through Top-Level Domain Analysis: A Descriptive Approach. https://doi.org/10.5220/0008902202890298
Phishing is considered to be one of the most prevalent cyber-attacks because of its immense flexibility and alarmingly high success rate. Even with adequate training and high ...

Trust-aware and Cooperative Routing Protocol for IoT Security

Journal Article
Djedjig, N., Tandjaoui, D., Medjek, F., & Romdhani, I. (2020)
Trust-aware and Cooperative Routing Protocol for IoT Security. Journal of Information Security and Applications, 52, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jisa.2020.102467
The resource-constrained nature of IoT objects makes the Routing Protocol for Low-power and Lossy Networks (RPL) vulnerable to several attacks. Although RPL specification prov...

An authentication protocol based on chaos and zero knowledge proof

Journal Article
Major, W., Buchanan, W. J., & Ahmad, J. (2020)
An authentication protocol based on chaos and zero knowledge proof. Nonlinear Dynamics, 99, 3065–3087. 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

Journal Article
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...

WaterLeakage: A Stealthy Malware for Data Exfiltration on Industrial Control Systems Using Visual Channels

Conference Proceeding
Robles-Durazno, A., Moradpoor, N., McWhinnie, J., & Russell, G. (2019)
WaterLeakage: A Stealthy Malware for Data Exfiltration on Industrial Control Systems Using Visual Channels. In Proceedings of 15th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA)https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCA.2019.8899564
Industrial Control Systems (ICS) have faced a growing number of threats over the past few years. Reliance on isolated controls networks or air-gapped computers is no longer a ...

RESCUE: Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System in Distributed-Cloud Architecture

Thesis
Ukwandu, E. A. RESCUE: Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System in Distributed-Cloud Architecture. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2455031
Scaling big data infrastructure using multi-cloud environment has led to the demand for highly secure, resilient and reliable data sharing method. Several variants of secret s...

Embedded document security using sticky policies and identity based encryption

Thesis
Spyra, G. K. Embedded document security using sticky policies and identity based encryption. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090564
Data sharing domains have expanded over several, both trusted and insecure environments. At the same time, the data security boundaries have shrunk from internal network perim...

A Comprehensive Survey of Security Threats and their Mitigation Techniques for next-generation SDN Controllers

Journal Article
Han, T., Jan, S., Tan, T., Usman, M., Jan, M., Khan, R., & Xu, Y. (in press)
A Comprehensive Survey of Security Threats and their Mitigation Techniques for next-generation SDN Controllers. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, https://doi.org/10.1002/cpe.5300
Software De ned Network (SDN) and Network Virtualization (NV) are emerged paradigms that simpli ed the control and management of the next generation networks, most importantly...

Identifying Vulnerabilities Using Internet-wide Scanning Data

Conference Proceeding
O'Hare, J., Macfarlane, R., & Lo, O. (2019)
Identifying Vulnerabilities Using Internet-wide Scanning Data. In 2019 IEEE 12th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability (ICGS3), (1-10). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICGS3.2019.8688018
Internet-wide scanning projects such as Shodan and Censys, scan the Internet and collect active reconnaissance results for online devices. Access to this information is provid...

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