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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...

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

Other
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...

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...

D-FET – A community cloud for enhancing skills using virtualised environments and cloud-based infrastructures.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., & Macfarlane, R. (2011, June)
D-FET – A community cloud for enhancing skills using virtualised environments and cloud-based infrastructures. Paper presented at Scottish Higher Education Employability Conference: Strengthening Partnerships with Employers, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh
The use of virtualised and cloud-based environments provide an excellent opportunity to enhance learning and to provide students with skills which match exactly to the require...

E-Health: chances and challenges of distributed, service oriented architectures

Journal Article
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...

When amateurs do the job of a professional, the result is smart grids secured by dumb crypto.

Other
Buchanan, W. J. (2015)
When amateurs do the job of a professional, the result is smart grids secured by dumb crypto
Security relies upon good programming and correct adherence to well-designed standards. If the standards are sloppy, then security has been compromised from the outset. Smart ...

Towards scalable collective communication for multicomputer interconnection networks

Journal Article
Al-Dubai, A., Ould-Khaoua, M., El-Zayyat, K., Ababneh, I., & Al-Dobai, S. (2004)
Towards scalable collective communication for multicomputer interconnection networks. Information Sciences, 163(4), 293-306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2003.06.014
A considerable number of broadcast algorithms have been proposed for the mesh over the past decade. Nonetheless, most of these algorithms do not exhibit good scalability prope...

NetHost-Sensor: Investigating the capture of end-to-end encrypted intrusive data

Journal Article
Buchanan, W., Munoz, J., Abimbola, A., Abimbola, A., Munoz, J., & Buchanan, W. J. (2006)
NetHost-Sensor: Investigating the capture of end-to-end encrypted intrusive data. Computers and Security, 25(6), 445-451. doi:10.1016/j.cose.2006.04.001
Intrusion Detection Systems (IDSs) are systems that protect against violation of data integrity, confidentiality and availability of resources. In the past 20 years, these sys...

Lightweighted and energy-aware MIKEY-Ticket for e-health applications in the context of internet of things

Journal Article
Abdmeziem, M. R., Tandjaoui, D., & Romdhani, I. (2018)
Lightweighted and energy-aware MIKEY-Ticket for e-health applications in the context of internet of things. International Journal of Sensor Networks, 26(4), 227. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijsnet.2018.090462
E-health applications have emerged as a promising approach to provide unobtrusive and customizable support to elderly and frail people based on their situation and circumstanc...

Lenovo’s security debacle reveals blurred boundary between adware and malware

Other
Buchanan, W. J. (2015)
Lenovo’s security debacle reveals blurred boundary between adware and malware
A widely disliked habit of PC vendors is their bundling of all manner of unwanted software into brand new computers – demo software, games, or part-functional trials. Faced wi...