E-Health: chances and challenges of distributed, service oriented architectures
Thuemmler, C., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., Lo, O., Ekonomou, E., & Khedim, A. S. (2012)
E-Health: chances and challenges of distributed, service oriented architectures. Journal of cyber security and mobility, 37,
Societies are undergoing unprecedented demographic and socio-economical changes on a pace that has never been experienced before. Health care models are in transition to remai...
Protecting mobile agents from external replay attacks
Garrigues, C., Migas, N., Buchanan, W., Robles, S., & Borrell, J. (2009)
Protecting mobile agents from external replay attacks. Journal of Systems and Software, 82(2), 197-206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2008.05.018
This paper presents a protocol for the protection of mobile agents against external replay attacks. This kind of attacks are performed by malicious platforms when dispatching ...
Radio frequency identification (RFID) in pervasive healthcare
Fekri, A. H., Thuemmler, C., Buchanan, W., Fekri, H., & Lawson, A. (2009)
Radio frequency identification (RFID) in pervasive healthcare. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 10(1/2), 119. doi:10.1504/ijhtm.2009.023731
Active and passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology are available and licensed for the use in hospitals, and can be used to establish highly reliable pervasive...
Intrusion detection method based on nonlinear correlation measure
Ambusaidi, M. A., Tan, Z., He, X., Nanda, P., Lu, L. F., & Jamdagni, A. (2014)
Intrusion detection method based on nonlinear correlation measure. International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology, 8(2/3), 77. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijipt.2014.066377
Cyber crimes and malicious network activities have posed serious threats to the entire internet and its users. This issue is becoming more critical, as network-based services,...
A System for Denial-of-Service Attack Detection Based on Multivariate Correlation Analysis
Tan, Z., Jamdagni, A., He, X., Nanda, P., & Ping Liu, R. (2014)
A System for Denial-of-Service Attack Detection Based on Multivariate Correlation Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 25(2), 447-456. https://doi.org/10.1109/tpds.2013.146
Interconnected systems, such as Web servers, database servers, cloud computing servers and so on, are now under threads from network attackers. As one of most common and aggre...
RePIDS: A multi tier Real-time Payload-based Intrusion Detection System
Jamdagni, A., Tan, Z., He, X., Nanda, P., & Liu, R. P. (2013)
RePIDS: A multi tier Real-time Payload-based Intrusion Detection System. Computer Networks, 57(3), 811-824. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2012.10.002
Intrusion Detection System (IDS) deals with huge amount of network traffic and uses large feature set to discriminate normal pattern and intrusive pattern. However, most of ex...
Will quantum computers be the end of public key encryption?
Buchanan, W., & Woodward, A. (2016)
Will quantum computers be the end of public key encryption?. Journal of Cyber Security Technology, 1(1), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/23742917.2016.1226650
The emergence of practical quantum computers poses a significant threat to the most popular public key cryptographic schemes in current use. While we know that the well-unders...
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...
Lightweight cryptography methods
Buchanan, W. J., Li, S., & Asif, R. (2018)
Lightweight cryptography methods. Journal of Cyber Security Technology, 1(3-4), 187-201. https://doi.org/10.1080/23742917.2017.1384917
While our conventional cryptography methods, such for AES (encryption), SHA-256 (hashing) and RSA/Elliptic Curve (signing), work well on systems which have reasonable processi...