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Building the bridges -- a proposal for merging different paradigms in mobile NFC ecosystem.

Conference Proceeding
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., & Mayes, K. (2012)
Building the bridges -- a proposal for merging different paradigms in mobile NFC ecosystem. In S. Xie (Ed.), 8th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS 2012), 646-652. https://doi.org/10.1109/CIS.2012.149
In late 1990s. the multi-application initiative was put forward to have multiple applications on a single smart card. This would have enabled a cardholder to accumulate all of...

BARBEI: a new adaptive battery aware and reliable beacon enabled technique for IEEE802.15.4 MAC.

Book Chapter
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Yassein, M. B. (2017)
BARBEI: a new adaptive battery aware and reliable beacon enabled technique for IEEE802.15.4 MAC. In M. Grzenda, J. Furtak, J. Legierski, & A. I. Awad (Eds.), Advances in Networking Systems Architectures, Security, and Applications, (317-335). CHAM: Springer
The IEEE 802.15.4 standard supports both physical and Media Access Con-trol (MAC) layers of low rate Wireless Sensor Network (WSNs). However, this stand-ard considers only the...

Battery Aware Beacon Enabled IEEE802.15.4: An Adaptive and Cross-Layer Approach

Conference Proceeding
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Yassein, M. B. (2015)
Battery Aware Beacon Enabled IEEE802.15.4: An Adaptive and Cross-Layer Approach. In M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, & M. Paprzycki (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, (1267-1272). https://doi.org/10.15439/2015F118
In Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), energy conservation is one of the main concerns challenging the cutting-edge standards and protocols. Most existing studies focus on the de...

Better locks to secure our data are the inevitable result of too many prying eyes

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Buchanan, W. J. (2014)
Better locks to secure our data are the inevitable result of too many prying eyes
Robert Hannigan, the new head of British signals intelligence agency GCHQ, has accused technology companies of aiding terrorists and criminals by providing them secure communi...

Coded path routing: a new approach to broadcasting in 3-D meshes, Technical Report

Conference Proceeding
Al-Dubai, A., & Ould-Khaoua, M. (2002)
Coded path routing: a new approach to broadcasting in 3-D meshes, Technical Report. In Conference Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference (Cat. No.01CH37210), 155-162. https://doi.org/10.1109/IPCCC.2001.918648
Broadcast is an important collective communication operation required by many real-world parallel applications. This paper proposes the Coded Path Routing (or CPR for short) a...

Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, February)
Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud. Paper presented at Cloud Computing in the Public Sector: The Way Forward, London
Case Study: Moving Towards an e-health Platform to Store NHS Patient Information in the Cloud The NHS pilot scheme to store patient information in the Cloud How can the health...

The future of computer science education and observations from on-line learning.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January)
The future of computer science education and observations from on-line learning. Paper presented at Higher Computing Science National Qualifications Support, Edinburgh
This session will look at the opportunities at the present time and in the future for Computing, and provide key pointer to the skills that are required to undertake a career ...

The effects of network density of a new counter-based broadcasting scheme in mobile ad hoc networks.

Conference Proceeding
Yassein, M. B., Nimer, S. F., & Al-Dubai, A. (2010)
The effects of network density of a new counter-based broadcasting scheme in mobile ad hoc networks. In Proceedings of ITA 2010, 1462-1467. https://doi.org/10.1109/CIT.2010.261
Broadcasting is an essential operation in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) to transmit the message (data packet) from the sender to all other nodes in the network. Flooding is ...

The impact of routing schemes on group communication throughput in scalable networks.

Conference Proceeding
Al-Dubai, A. (2008)
The impact of routing schemes on group communication throughput in scalable networks. In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE international parallel & distributed processing symposium, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1109/IPDPS.2008.4536490
Multicast communication has been a major avenue for many studies in interconnection networks. However, such a communication pattern has been studied under either limited opera...

Student project performance management system for effective final year and dissertation projects supervision.

Presentation / Conference
Romdhani, I., Tawse, M., & Habibullah, S. (2011, November)
Student project performance management system for effective final year and dissertation projects supervision. Paper presented at London International Conference on Education LICE-2011, London, Uk
This paper presents the features of a new integrated and collaborative online supervision system for final year and dissertation projects. The system is currently under develo...
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Eyecademy: Innovation Voucher for Food Provenance

2018 - 2018
This project will focus on the building of a food provenance platform based on distributed ledger technologies
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Hypervine: Innovation Voucher Construction Site Safety Enhancement

2018 - 2018
This focuses on the use of distributed ledger technologies to manage both compliance events such as signing off on work and also document management
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Next Generation Connectivity with Health and Well-being

2018 - 2021
This project will investigate existing consumer tech, IOT and connectivity capabilities for simulation activities. Napier and DHI will explore a range of technologies that can connect to DHI’s simul...
Funder: Digital Health Institute | Value: £69,355

Critical Infrastructure Protection & ICT Gender Equality (Women in IT) Guest Speaker's Travel Grant

2018 - 2018
1st event: a speaker for the Cyber Security Conference (Critical Infrastructure Protection) (200 words): Industrial Control Systems(ICS) are widely used in critical infrastructure such as nuclear pow...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £600

Kippitech: Innovation Voucher for Incentivising Green Behaviour with Tokens

2018 - 2019
This will investigate the feasibility of incentivising environmentally friendly behaviours through rewards given in tokens as well as IoT wearables to discover this behaviour and reward automatically.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Health Blockchain

2017 - 2019
This is a Data Labs project which will investigate Blockchain technology - with Spiritus, the project will be ground-breaking in the implementation of a private blockchain within a large-scale healthc...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £95,848

Next Generation Trust Architecture

2018 - 2020
This work will provide proof-of-concept infrastructures and which will be used to create an ecosystem for strong use cases, and thus attract new funding for the building of new health and social care ...
Funder: Digital Health Institute | Value: £149,959

Freemove Innovation Voucher

2019 - 2020
A project to provide decentralised identity for meeting KYC & AML requirements in the property industry.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Shared Secret Steganography for Usable Mnemonic Based Security

2019 - 2020
This project will use steganography technology and shared secrets to improve the usability of the process of recovering cryptocurrency/distributed ledger wallet. It will do so by encoding parts of the...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Internet Search Improved By User-side Data

2019 - 2020
The objective is to clearly demonstrate that better internet search can be achieved through the use of user-side personalisation (under the full control of the user) and with no personal data revealed...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £19,000
9 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

Forensic verification of operating system activity via novel data, acquisition and analysis techniques

2005 - 2009
Dr Jamie Graves | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: L. John Old
23 results

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...