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Mobile agents for routing, topology discovery, and automatic network reconfiguration in ad-hoc networks.

Conference Proceeding
Migas, N., Buchanan, W. J., & McArtney, K. (2003)
Mobile agents for routing, topology discovery, and automatic network reconfiguration in ad-hoc networks. In Proceedings. 10th IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems, 2003. , (200-206). https://doi.org/10.1109/ECBS.2003.1194800
Wireless networks and the usage of mobile devices are becoming popular in recent days, especially in creating ad-hoc networks. There is thus scope for developing mobile system...

Metric Evaluation of Embedded Java-Based Proxies on Handheld Devices in Cluster-Based Ad Hoc Routing

Conference Proceeding
Migas, N., & Buchanan, W. J. (2005)
Metric Evaluation of Embedded Java-Based Proxies on Handheld Devices in Cluster-Based Ad Hoc Routing. In The 2005 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. , (147-154). https://doi.org/10.1109/ecbs.2005.51
Ad-hoc wireless networks, which use ad-hoc routing methods may prove a good solution in certain applications, especially where networks have to be constructed where there is n...

Minimising collateral damage: privacy-preserving Investigative data acquisition platform.

Journal Article
Kwecka, Z., Buchanan, W. J., & Spiers, D. A. (2011)
Minimising collateral damage: privacy-preserving Investigative data acquisition platform. International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach, 4, 12-31. https://doi.org/10.4018/jitsa.2011070102
Investigators define invasion of privacy during their operations as collateral damage. Inquiries that require gathering data about potential suspects from third parties, such ...

Modelling of integrated trust, governance and access safi.re: Information Sharing Architecture.

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., Uthmani, O., Fan, L., Burns, N., Lo, O., Lawson, A., …Anderson, C. (2013)
Modelling of integrated trust, governance and access safi.re: Information Sharing Architecture. In M. Felici (Ed.), Cyber Security and Privacy, (91-101). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41205-9_8
We live in a world where trust relationships are becoming ever more important. This paper outlines how an architecture which abstracts these relationships between domains, org...

MARIAN: A hybrid, metric-driven, agent-based routing protocol for multihop ad-hoc networks

Thesis
Migas, N. (2008)
MARIAN: A hybrid, metric-driven, agent-based routing protocol for multihop ad-hoc networks. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4000
Recent advances in technology provided the ground for highly dynamic, mobile, infrastructure-less networks, namely, ad-hoc networks. Despite their enormous benefits, the full ...

Real-time monitoring of privacy abuses and intrusion detection in android system

Conference Proceeding
Li, S., Chen, J., Spyridopoulos, T., Andriotis, P., Ludwiniak, R., & Russell, G. (2015)
Real-time monitoring of privacy abuses and intrusion detection in android system. In Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust. , (379-390). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20376-8_34
In this paper, we investigated the definition of privacy, privacy abuse behaviours, and the privacy abuse in Android systems, which may be very useful for identifying the mali...

A Novel Trust Evaluation Process for Secure Localization using a Decentralized Blockchain in Wireless Sensor Networks

Journal Article
Kim, T., Goyat, R., Rai, M. K., Kumar, G., Buchanan, W. J., Saha, R., & Thomas, R. (2019)
A Novel Trust Evaluation Process for Secure Localization using a Decentralized Blockchain in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Access, 7, 184133-184144. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2960609
In this research paper, blockchain-based trust management model is proposed to enhance trust relationship among beacon nodes and to eradicate malicious nodes in Wireless Senso...

Secure Information Transmissions in Wireless-powered Cognitive Radio Networks for Internet of Medical Things

Journal Article
Tang, K., Tang, W., Luo, E., Tan, Z., Meng, W., & Qi, L. (2020)
Secure Information Transmissions in Wireless-powered Cognitive Radio Networks for Internet of Medical Things. Security and Communication Networks, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/7542726
In this paper, we consider the issue of the secure transmissions for the cognitive radio-based Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) with wireless energy harvesting. In these syst...

Employing a Machine Learning Approach to Detect Combined Internet of Things Attacks Against Two Objective Functions Using a Novel Dataset

Journal Article
Foley, J., Moradpoor, N., & Ochen, H. (2020)
Employing a Machine Learning Approach to Detect Combined Internet of Things Attacks Against Two Objective Functions Using a Novel Dataset. Security and Communication Networks, 2020, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/2804291
One of the important features of Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPL) is Objective Function (OF). OF influences an IoT network in terms of routing strategie...

RESCUE: Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System in Distributed-Cloud Architecture

Thesis
Ukwandu, E. A. RESCUE: Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System in Distributed-Cloud Architecture. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2455031
Scaling big data infrastructure using multi-cloud environment has led to the demand for highly secure, resilient and reliable data sharing method. Several variants of secret s...
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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

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

KTP Payfont Ltd

2015 - 2017
To create the ability in Payfont to research and deliver, using Universal Design principles and processes based on BS8878, the optimal secure user experience (UX) in secure transactions
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £135,030

KTP Farrpoint

2014 - 2016
To develop the prototype for a next-generation security platform with advanced detection capabilities.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £119,363

Kulio Education Characters - online platform

2015 - 2015
Kulio Ltd and Edinburgh Napier University are planning to collaborate to create a new innovative application consisting of Kulio education characters. Children throughout local authorities are already...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

First August - Real-time Cyber Tracking and Risk Assessment Tool

2013 - 2014
Prototype software and business case.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Fragment Finder

2015 - 2016
Fragment Finder (FF) enables a new, high-speed approach to digital forensics. It is unique in that it will build a more efficient technical architecture for the creation, storage and use of hash signa...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £228,757

Flexiant Ltd, Innovation voucher

2011 - 2012
This research project studies the feasibility of a Cloud-based platform which is used to evaluate the performance of digital forensics tools. Along with measuring key quality metrics, such as true-pos...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

The truth about cybersecurity in 7 words (poster competition for women in cybersecurity)

2017 - 2017
This event aims to inspire women into cybersecurity roles by bringing together the cyber women from across the UK in the form of a poster competition. The event will be held in collaboration with Edin...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £500
11 results

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 - 2021
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

Behaviour profiling using Touch-based Behavioural Biometrics for Continuous Authentication Systems

2016 - date
Peter Aaby | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Efficient algorithms for MAC layer duty cycling and frame delivery in wireless sensor network

2016 - 2021
Dr Craig Thomson | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Thomas Tan

Application of evolutionary machine learning in metamorphic malware analysis and detection

2017 - 2021
Dr Kehinde Babaagba | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Emma Hart

Privacy-preserving systems around trust and identity

2019 - date
Mr. Pavlos Papadopoulos | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pitropakis | 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

Evaluation of engagement with hyperlocal e-participation systems by citizens and representatives

2019 - 2021
Dr Peter Cruickshank | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall
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...