Minimising collateral damage: privacy-preserving Investigative data acquisition platform.
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 ...
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...
Fast contraband detection in large capacity disk drives.
Penrose, P., Buchanan, W. J., & Macfarlane, R. (2015)
Fast contraband detection in large capacity disk drives. Digital Investigation, 12(S1), S22-S29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diin.2015.01.007
In recent years the capacity of digital storage devices has been increasing at a rate that has left digital forensic services struggling to cope. There is an acknowledgement t...
Formal security policy implementations in network firewalls.
Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W. J., Ekonomou, E., Uthmani, O., Fan, L., & Lo, O. (2012)
Formal security policy implementations in network firewalls. Computers and Security, 31(2), 253-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2011.10.003
Network security should be based around security policies. From high-level natural language, non-technical, policies created by management, down to device and vendor specific ...
How academic IT departments manage changing IT environments
Buchanan, W. J. (2011)
How academic IT departments manage changing IT environments. VitAL Magazine, 5, 26-32
Matching what industry wants with what applicants want is a major problem for any IT academic department is matching what the jobs market requires to the types of courses whi...