Principal Research Fellow
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks; Program Leader for MSc Advanced Security & Cybercrime; Winner of Outstanding Woman in Cyber (Scottish Cyber Awards 2017)
Buchanan, W. J., Thuemmler, C., Fan, L., Lo, O. & Khedim, A. S. (2010). An e-Health cloud
A significant weakness within cloud-based systems is often their security. This presentation shows how a health care cloud has been created which preserves the rights of the p...
Abimbola, A., Munoz, J. & Buchanan, W. J. (2003). Analysis and detection of cruising computer viruses
Viral propagation is an important phenomenon of computer viruses. This paper focuses on viral movement and proposes the feasibility of a computer virus which is able to target...
Buchanan, W. J., Graves, J., Saliou, L., Sebea, A. L. & Migas, N. (2004). Agent-based forensic investigations with an integrated framework
Forensics investigations can be flawed for many reasons, such as that they can lack any real evidence of an incident. Also, it can be the case that the legal rights of an indi...
02 December 2019
18 November 2019
The award was part of the GovTech Summit in Paris, and involved were political leaders and start-up founders from across Europe, and with a focus on public sector areas.
06 October 2019
Also in print edition
11 December 2019
11 December 2019
You are all invited to the seminar below at which Cedric Perret will present a complete overview of his PhD ; Cedric will be defending his thesis the following week so you are...
06 November 2019
06 November 2019
Prof. Michael Rovatsos from Edinburgh University will be giving the following seminar – all welcome to attend:
Michael is Professor of Artificial Intelligence at ...
24 October 2019
24 October 2019
Organised and Chaired by Louise Milne, ‘Cinematic Inclusions’ is a rare and exciting Lithuanian film programme co-curated by Lina Kaminskaitė - Jančorienė and Janina Sabaliaus...
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Miehling, M. J., Buchanan, W. J. & Lawson, A. (2010). Affliate advertising fraud and an investigatory fraud framework. In CyberForensics 2011
This paper outlines the details of a real-life scam, which involves creating fraudulent Web sites which pretend to sell goods, but are actually used to perform click-through c...
Russell, G., Macfarlane, R. & Ludwiniak, R. (2011). A forensic image description language for generating test images. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cybercrime Forensics Education & TrainingISBN 978-1-899253-94-4
Digital Forensics is a fast developing job market, as well as being topical and interesting, and as such is an area in which University students are keen to develop and study....
Rimbaud, Y., McEwan, T., Lawson, A. & Cairncross, S. (2013). Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers. In 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, 1-4. doi:10.1109/FIE.2014.7044142. ISBN 978-1-4799-3921-3
A significant proportion of e-Learning resources for engineering and computing education appear to be exclusively in English, requiring many learners to adapt themselves to le...
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X. & Smith, S. (2011). A unified approach for the dynamic evolution of context-aware services. In Proceedings of International Conference on Innovations in Computers, Information and Communication - ICICIC 2012
Rietsche, R., Russell, G. & Karduck, A. P. (2010). Creation of an online virtual Cisco router learning environment. In Proceedings of the 14th IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2011)doi:10.2316/P.2011.734-045. ISBN 978-0-88986-888-5
Online learning environments are an important aspect to many University courses. They allow flexibility in student approaches, and permit students from a range of backgrounds ...
McEwan, T. (2011). Digital Markets and UX: Case Studies in SFIA in Higher Education
Two case studies are combined here, to illustrate generic challenges in embedding Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) competency statements in higher education, in...
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Lawson, A., Schafer, B., Scott, R., Thuemmler, C. & Uthmani, O. (2011). Computational data protection law: trusting each other offline and online. In Legal Knowledge and Information Systems; JURIX 2012, 31-40. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-167-0-31. ISBN 978-1-61499-166-3
The paper reports of a collaborative project between computer scientists, lawyers, police officers, medical professionals and social workers to develop a communication in infr...
(2013). Communicating Process Architectures 2014. In Welch, P. H., Barnes, F. R. M., Broenink, J. F., Chalmers, K., Gibson-Robinson, T., Ivimey-Cook, R., …Smith, M. L. (Eds.). Communicating Process Architectures 2014ISBN 978-0956540980
CPA 2014 is one of an annual series of conferences organised over almost thirty years concerned with the design of parallel systems inspired by the Theory of Communicating Seq...
(2012). Communicating Process Architectures 2013. In Welch, P. H., Barnes, F. R. M., Broenink, J. F., Chalmers, K., Pedersen, J. B. & Sampson, A. T. (Eds.). Communicating Process Architectures 2013ISBN 978-0-9565409-7-3
Mival, O. & Bradley, J. (2008). Companions and new forms of interaction design. In Proceedings The European Future Technologies Conference, FET09, Prague, April 2009
McCall, R., O'Neill, S., Carroll, F. & Benyon, D. (2003). The presence probe. In Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Virtual Reality Systems
Hall, H. (2003). The intranet as actor: the role of the intranet in knowledge sharing. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Understanding Sociotechnical Action, 109-111
This paper presents a sociotechnical analysis of knowledge sharing practice in a large, distributed, information intensive case study organisation. The findings of the study a...
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...
2 December 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.
18 November 2019
A revolt is needed to protect our privacy, leading professor claims
Professor Alistair Duff insists the rise of technology such as facial recognition (FRT), CCTV and smart devices is robb...
5 October 2019
Prof Al Duff appeared as an expert witness before the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee. Testifying on behalf of privacy pressure group NO2ID Edinburgh, he answered MSP question about the bill f...
30 September 2019
Prof. Emma Hart has been invited by Minister Kate Forbes to join a Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.
16 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme.
5 September 2019
5 September 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019
28 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)
14 August 2019
A recent study from Edinburgh Napier University suggests that mountain bikers are experiencing more intense vibrations than a construction worker who has spent a day on a jackhammer. The study was car...
6 August 2019
Professor Setsuo Maeda, one of the world’s most respected experts in human response to vibration, has been appointed as Reactec’s chief scientific liaison – relocating from Japan to Edinburgh for the ...
28 July 2019
PhD student Mohamad Alissa with supervisors Dr Kevin Sim and Prof. Emma Hart won the Best Paper award in the ECOM track at GECCO 2019 in Prague for their paper:
Algorithm Selection Using ...
16 July 2019
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.
11 July 2019
This article analyses the current state of play within the US Democratic Party's election for the Presidential nominee.
5 July 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...
26 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...
17 June 2019
Wednesday 11th December, 4-5pm C44
11 December 2019
16:00-17:00 in room C44, Merchiston Campus
6 November 2019
Lecture Theatre A17, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University
23 October 2019
Edinburgh Napier University - Craiglockhart Campus
3 June 2019 - 4 June 2019
University of Surrey, Guilford
14 May 2019
Venue: SPH, Zewditu Campus, Main teaching Hall
2 May 2019
SIS, Swedish Standards Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
24 April 2019
The M Word
Wednesday 24 April 2019
5.30 (for 6pm) to 8pm
Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Craiglockhart
23 April 2019
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
School of Computing, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University;
The Whitespace, Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road
7 April 2019 - 11 April 2019
Glassroom, Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
3 April 2019
3.30pm in Merchiston B2
6 December 2018
Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh
23 November 2018 - 24 November 2018
National Library of Scotland
15 November 2018
Research Centre for Sustainable Hong Kong (CSHK), City University of Hong Kong.
6 November 2018