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Numerical Encoding to Tame SQL Injection Attacks

Conference Proceeding
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J., & Fan, L. (in press)
Numerical Encoding to Tame SQL Injection Attacks
Recent years have seen an astronomical rise in SQL Injection Attacks (SQLIAs) used to compromise the confidentiality, authentication and integrity of organisations' databases....

Performance Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System

Conference Proceeding
Ukwandu, E., Buchanan, W. J., & Russell, G. (2017)
Performance Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment (Cyber SA 2017)https://doi.org/10.1109/cybersa.2017.8073396
There are many risks in moving data into public storage environments, along with an increasing threat around large-scale data leakage. Secret sharing scheme has been proposed ...

HI-risk: A method to analyse health information risk intelligence

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., & van Deursen, N. (2016)
HI-risk: A method to analyse health information risk intelligence. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)https://doi.org/10.1109/healthcom.2016.7749536
Information security threat intelligence is a prevalent topic amongst researchers, long-established IT-vendors and start-ups. The possibilities of Big Data analytics to securi...

Towards Trust and Governance in Integrated Health and Social Care Platforms

Book Chapter
Buchanan, W., Thuemmler, C., Spyra, G., Smales, A., & Prajapati, B. (2017)
Towards Trust and Governance in Integrated Health and Social Care Platforms
The way we are sharing health and care data will be changing considerably over the years to come. One of the reasons is an increasing move towards patient-centric approaches w...

Cryptography across industry sectors

Journal Article
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...

How WannaCry caused global panic but failed to turn much of a profit

Other
Buchanan, B. (2017)
How WannaCry caused global panic but failed to turn much of a profit. https://theconversation.com/how-wannacry-caused-global-panic-but-failed-to-turn-much-of-a-profit-77740
The WannaCry cyber-attack led to panic across the globe, showing just how important it is for organisations to have secure operating systems. This was not even the most sophis...

If two countries waged cyber war on each another, here’s what to expect

Other
Buchanan, B. (2016)
If two countries waged cyber war on each another, here’s what to expect. https://theconversation.com/if-two-countries-waged-cyber-war-on-each-another-heres-what-to-expect-63544
Imagine you woke up to discover a massive cyber attack on your country. All government data has been destroyed, taking out healthcare records, birth certificates, social care ...

When amateurs do the job of a professional, the result is smart grids secured by dumb crypto.

Other
Buchanan, W. J. (2015)
When amateurs do the job of a professional, the result is smart grids secured by dumb crypto
Security relies upon good programming and correct adherence to well-designed standards. If the standards are sloppy, then security has been compromised from the outset. Smart ...

The UK’s eHealth cloud project: EHR and the cloud: assessing the benefits and mitigating the risks.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Thuemmler, C., & Lawson, A. (2012, January)
The UK’s eHealth cloud project: EHR and the cloud: assessing the benefits and mitigating the risks. Paper presented at Arab Health 2012 (Electronic Healthcare Records), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This presentation focuses on: - Using the Cloud to provide geographical flexibility and facilitate information exchange to enable the effective treatment of patients across bo...

Towards a framework for the generation of enhanced attack/background network traffic for evaluation of network-based intrusion detection systems

Conference Proceeding
Lo, O. C. W., Graves, J. R., & Buchanan, W. J. (2009)
Towards a framework for the generation of enhanced attack/background network traffic for evaluation of network-based intrusion detection systems. In J. Demergis (Ed.), Proceedings of 9th European Conference on Information Warfare and Security, 190-200
There are a multitude of threats faced in computer networks such as viruses, worms, trojans, attempted user privilege gain, data theft and denial of service attacks. To combat...
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Audit/Compliance Integration

2012 - 2012
IIDI is working with Allatus ltd supported the SFC Innovation Voucher scheme.  This project aims to integrate the automated data gather of information for audit/compliance requriments.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Callendar Estate

2010 - 2010
The focus of this project is to integrate novel interaction methods for forestry.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Canan

2005 - 2005
This Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between Cànan Ltd and Napier University aimed to establish a multimedia department and to develop an online platform for the delivery of British minority lang...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £93,861

Bare Metal Forensics - Pattern Analysis Heuristics - Data Analysis

2016 - 2017
Exploiting industry interconnect standards to gain visibility into devices.
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £49,468

AyeCan

2014 - 2014
Weight management is a key health issue within Scotland. The focus of this project is to develop an intelligent online platform for weight management.  The project will use artificial intelligence met...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

IPv6 Business Case Demonstrators for Farrpoint

2013 - 2013
The development of interesting use cases for IPv6.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Integration of Stimulating and Engaging Education Assessments

2012 - 2012
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with Bright Red Publishing supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Information Sharing between the Police and their Community Partners

2008 - 2011
This is a three year PhD award from the SIPR (Scottish Institute for Policing Research) and focuses on creating new models for information sharing between the police and their community partners.
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £30,000

Information Sharing between Police and Community Partners

2011 - 2012
The exchange of information between the police and community partner organisations forms a core aspect of effective policing and community service provision. However, this must be governed by sets of ...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £5,830

LPT Productions digital platform development project

2013 - 2013
The project has created a prototype Web site which uses advanced psychometrics.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000
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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

Test-bed and evaluation of a home-based adverse event prediction infrastructure

2013 - date
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
Adrian Smales | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

Forensic analysis of large capacity digital storage devices

2013 - 2017
Triage of large capacity digital devices
Philip Penrose | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Rich Macfarlane

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

Mobile User Authentication System (MUAS) for e-commerce applications

2009 - 2017
Rania Molla | Director of Studies: Dr Imed Romdhani | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

Framework for evaluation of e-health platform and services

2010 - 2015
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...
Dr Owen Lo | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Prof Christoph Thuemmler