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Interagency data exchange, privacy protection and governance architecture for Information sharing across domains

Journal Article
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Uthmani, O., & Schafer, B. (in press)
Interagency data exchange, privacy protection and governance architecture for Information sharing across domains. Artificial Intelligence and Law,
This paper discusses privacy enhancing technologies in the field of inter-agency data sharing, a key government objective for efficient public service delivery. We analyse the...

Guiding learners to near native fluency in English through an adaptive programme of activities which includes phoneme and prosody analysis.

Presentation / Conference
Lawson, A., Attridge, A., & Lapok, P. (2014, September)
Guiding learners to near native fluency in English through an adaptive programme of activities which includes phoneme and prosody analysis. Paper presented at Eurocall 2014, University of Groningen
This project aims to address pronunciation problems of English language learners. Current pronunciation software tools mainly address phonemic difficulties and give little or ...

If Obama is talking about securing the net, it should be on everyone else’s lips too.

Other
Buchanan, W. J. (2015)
If Obama is talking about securing the net, it should be on everyone else’s lips too
We have spent years promoting the need for change in our approach to internet infrastructure, forcing politicians to recognise it as a serious issue. So it’s great to see Bara...

"I am Spartacus" – privacy enhancing technologies and privacy as a public good

Journal Article
Kwecka, Z., Buchanan, W. J., Schafer, B., & Rauhofer, J. (2014)
"I am Spartacus" – privacy enhancing technologies and privacy as a public good. Artificial Intelligence and Law, 22(2), 113-139. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10506-014-9155-5
The paper introduces an approach to privacy enhancing technologies that sees privacy not merely as an individual right, but as a public good. This understanding of privacy has...

Implementation and evaluation of a botnet analysis and detection method in a virtual environment

Thesis
Waheed, S. (2012)
Implementation and evaluation of a botnet analysis and detection method in a virtual environment. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5667
Botnets are one of the biggest cyber threats. Botnets based on concepts that used for the development of malware or viruses before origin of the Internet in 1990s. Botnet is a...

If you seek to ‘switch off’ encryption, you may as well switch off the whole internet.

Other
Buchanan, W. J. (2015)
If you seek to ‘switch off’ encryption, you may as well switch off the whole internet
Prime Minister David Cameron has stated that the UK government will look at “switching off” some forms of encryption in order to make society safer from terror attacks. This m...

HI-Risk: a socio-technical method for the identification and monitoring of healthcare information security risks in the information society

Thesis
van Deursen Hazelhoff Roelfze, N. (2014)
HI-Risk: a socio-technical method for the identification and monitoring of healthcare information security risks in the information society. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6921
This thesis describes the development of the HI-risk method to assess socio-technical information security risks. The method is based on the concept that related organisations...

An evaluation of the power consumption and carbon footprint of a cloud infrastructure

Thesis
Yampolsky, V. (2010)
An evaluation of the power consumption and carbon footprint of a cloud infrastructure. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3973
The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector represent two to three percents of the world energy consumption and about the same percentage of GreenHouse Gas(GHG) ...

An efficient neighbourhood load routing metric for wireless mesh networks

Journal Article
Zhao, L., Al-Dubai, A., & Min, G. (2011)
An efficient neighbourhood load routing metric for wireless mesh networks. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 19, 1415-1426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2010.10.009
The Wireless Mesh Network (WMN) is a highly capable technology that can offer low-cost and easy-deployable network connectivity to both small-size community networks and large...

An Efficient Dynamic Load-balancing Aware Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Conference Proceeding
Eshaftri, M. A., Al-Dubai, A. Y., Romdhani, I., & Yassein, M. B. (2015)
An Efficient Dynamic Load-balancing Aware Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. In G. Anderst-Kotsis, I. Khalil, M. Steinbaur, & L. Chen (Eds.), MoMM 2015 Proceedings of The 13th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia, (189-194). https://doi.org/10.1145/2837126.2837149
In Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), clustering techniques are among the effective solutions to reduce energy consumption and prolong the network lifetime. During the iterative...
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The Online Pension Company Ltd

2011 - 2012
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with The Online Pension Company Ltd supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Transcribe UK - iVano

2014 - 2014
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Summerhall (KTP 1572)

2006 - 2008
To develop an automated personalisation and versioning system for the delivery of internet based, mass customisation printing services.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £193,069

vSOC - Virtualised Security Operations Centre

2015 - 2017
The proposal aims to build a Virtualised Security Operation Center [vSoC] and integrates into a currently operating virtualized cyber security Cloud infrastructure (DFET), and use state-of-theart syst...
Funder: Higher Education Academy | Value: £39,268

TWIST Training

2013 - 2014
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to create a prototype assessment and reporting platform using an existing multiple choice backend from Edinburgh Napier University such that as...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

TweetSport Ltd - Development and evaluation of a generic API

2011 - 2012
IIDI has been successful in obtaining funding for a new collaborative project with Tweetsport Ltd supported by Sporting Chance Initiative.  Tweetsport uses data from official player and pundit account...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000

Urbantonik

2014 - 2014
ENU has worked with Urbantonik to prepare an appropriate platform, mapping how the company must meet the user's needs.
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

Data Capture and Auto Identification Reference

2009 - 2011
This project relates to the research collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University, CipherLab, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, GS1 UK, Imperial College, and Kodit, and is funded through a resear...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £227,172

CommonLearn

2015 - 2015
The aim of this project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to develop a design for the underlying architecture of a novel virtual learning platform
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Cloud-based Cash-flow Project

2012 - 2012
IIDI is working with Level10 Ltd on a new project awarded under the SFC Innovation Voucher scheme
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000
8 results

Adaptive energy management mechanisms for clustering based routing wireless sensor networks

2013 - 2017
"The development of science and technology are increasingly affecting and changing the nature of processes in...
Mr Mohamed Eshaftri | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

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

Application of evolutionary machine learning in metamorphic malware analysis and detection

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

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
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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

14 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

17 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

10 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

30 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

22 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

21 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...