Cryptography across industry sectors
Buchanan, W. J., Woodward, A., & Helme, S. (2017)
Cryptography across industry sectors. Journal of Cyber Security Technology, 1(3-4), 145-162. https://doi.org/10.1080/23742917.2017.1327221
Security adoption varies across industry sectors, where some companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft are strong advocates of the adoption of HTTPS, while other companies...
Distance Measurement Methods for Improved Insider Threat Detection
Lo, O., Buchanan, W. J., Griffiths, P., & Macfarlane, R. (2018)
Distance Measurement Methods for Improved Insider Threat Detection. Security and Communication Networks, 2018, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5906368
Insider threats are a considerable problem within cyber security and it is often difficult to detect these threats using signature detection. Increasing machine learning can p...
Security Risk Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Comparative Study
Tweneboah-Koduah, S., & Buchanan, W. J. (2018)
Security Risk Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Comparative Study. Computer Journal, 61(9), 1389-1406. https://doi.org/10.1093/comjnl/bxy002
Recent cyberattacks on critical infrastructure systems coupled with the technology-induced complexity of the system of systems have necessitated a review of existing methods o...
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...
Towards reusable and reconfigurable models for the WWW
Brown, E., & Buchanan, W. (2001)
Towards reusable and reconfigurable models for the WWW. In Proceedings 26th Annual International Computer Software and Applications, 814 - 815. doi:10.1109/cmpsac.2002.1045106
Reuse and component design have extensively been applied to software engineering, but reuse and formal design methods in WWW-based system is still in its infancy. Most WWW dev...
Technical evaluation of an e-health platform.
Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., & Thuemmler, C. (2012)
Technical evaluation of an e-health platform. In M. Macedo (Ed.), Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Health 2012
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. We propose an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to provide a concise methodology for the evaluation...
Making assessment and feedback fun: feedback before and after assessments.
Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2011, January)
Making assessment and feedback fun: feedback before and after assessments. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are often seen as being weak in terms of their coverage, and are criticised for often only assessing knowledge and not encouraging deep learni...
An Analysis of N5 and Higher Computing.
Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, January)
An Analysis of N5 and Higher Computing. Paper presented at Computing at School, University of Dundee, Scotland
This presentation outlined an analysis of N5 and Higher Computing in Scotland.
An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security.
Pikoulas, J., Buchanan, W. J., Mannion, M., & Triantafyllopoulos, K. (2001)
An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security. In Proceedings. Eighth Annual IEEE International Conference and Workshop On the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems-ECBS 2001, 247 - 254. https://doi.org/10.1109/ECBS.2001.922429
Security has become a major issue in many organisations, but most systems still rely on operating systems, and a user ID and password system to provide user authentication and...