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Coopetitive architecture to support a dynamic and scalable NFC based mobile services architecture.

Conference Proceeding
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., & Mayes, K. (2012)
Coopetitive architecture to support a dynamic and scalable NFC based mobile services architecture. In K. P. Chow, & L. Hui (Eds.), Information and Communications Security: 14th International Conference, ICICS 2012, Proceedings, 214-227. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34129-8_19
Near Field Communication (NFC) has reinvigorated the multi-application smart card initiative. The NFC trials are relying on an extension of Issuer Centric Smart Card Model (IC...

Cryptographic privacy-preserving enhancement method for investigative data acquisition

Thesis
Kwecka, Z. (2011)
Cryptographic privacy-preserving enhancement method for investigative data acquisition. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4437
The current processes involved in the acquisition of investigative data from third parties, such as banks, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and employers, by the public autho...

Creation of dynamic environments for virtualised and cloud-based teaching in digital forensics and computer security.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2011, September)
Creation of dynamic environments for virtualised and cloud-based teaching in digital forensics and computer security. Paper presented at CFET: Cybercrime Forensics Education & Training., Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury
The use of virtualised and cloud-based environments provides an excellent opportunity to enhance learning and to provide students with skills which match exactly to the requir...

Crime risk evaluation within information sharing between the Police and community partners.

Journal Article
Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W. J., Lawson, A., Scott, R., Schafer, B., & Fan, L. (2011)
Crime risk evaluation within information sharing between the Police and community partners. Information and Communications Technology Law, 20, 57-81. https://doi.org/10.1080/13600834.2011.578922
The aim of this paper is to provide profiles for crimes which can be used to model the context for information sharing between the police and community partner organisations. ...

Detection framework for the reduction of click-through and ID theft fraud in affiliate marketing.

Presentation / Conference
Miehling, M. J., Buchanan, W. J., & Lawson, A. (2011, August)
Detection framework for the reduction of click-through and ID theft fraud in affiliate marketing. Paper presented at SCONE-the Scottish Networking Event, School of Computing, University of Glasgow
This presentation focuses on outlining criminal activity within affiliate marketing related to click-through and ID theft crime, based on real-life crime data. It shows the me...

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...

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...

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 ...

Quantum-to-the-Home: Achieving Gbits/s Secure Key Rates via Commercial Off-the-Shelf Telecommunication Equipment

Journal Article
Asif, R., & Buchanan, W. J. (2017)
Quantum-to-the-Home: Achieving Gbits/s Secure Key Rates via Commercial Off-the-Shelf Telecommunication Equipment. Security and Communication Networks, 2017, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7616847
There is current significant interest in Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) networks, i.e. end-to-end optical connectivity. Currently, it may be limited due to the presence of last-mile...
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sa.Fire

2012 - 2013
This project has resulted in a spin-out company which was incorporated on 17 January 2014. It has also generated a patent related to BDDs (Binary decision Diagrams).
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £320,000

RATTRAP (Guardian Toolkit)

2011 - 2013
The Office of Cyber Security & Information Assurance (OCSIA) estimates that the cost of cybercrime to businesses, in the UK alone, is over £21 billion per annum. This project focuses on the real-time ...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £291,336

Social Media Analysis Reporting Tool (SMART)

2012 - 2013
To develop a commercially viable tool to enable organisations to monitor and understand their organisation’s life on social media beyond those accounts they have created. This project is focused on ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,937

Seven Layer Communications Ltd

2000 - 2002
To develop and implement real time software and programmable logic elements to provide a powerful and flexible high performance test tool platform for telecommunications software and system test.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £71,140

MiiCard

2013 - 2013
The project has resulted in a software prototype which demonstrates miiCard tags.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Personal health data manager

2012 - 2013
This SE/RSE Enterprise Fellowship aimed to commercialise intellectual property owned by Edinburgh Napier University related to e-Health data management into an end-user product. The project paved the ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £32,926

Project Quaisten

2014 - 2015
To develop a question generator API to pull information from the web, based on defined questions types, confirming correct answers and implementing a process of question difficulty based on metrics ab...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,945

Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) symposium

2016 - 2016
This first international symposium on Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) will bring together postgraduate research students working in cybersecurity areas. It is a forum for early researchers to pres...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £800

Payment Cards and Mobile Technology

2015 - 2015
Comcarde is developing a mobile payments system called Bridge that uses a patent pending algorithm which is extremely resilient to man-in-the-middle attacks. Combined with strong authentication, we b...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Payfont, innovation voucher

2013 - 2015
SMART Grant proposal.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,930
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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

An approach to cross-domain situation-based context management and highly adaptive services in pervasive environments

2008 - 2012
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

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

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

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

Industrial control systems security analysis and countermeasures

2017 - date
Andres Santiago Robles Durazno | Director of Studies: Dr Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo | Second Supervisor: James McWhinnie

Privacy-Preserving Passive DNS (PRESERVE DNS) Using Hyperledger Fabric

2019 - date
Mr. Pavlos Papadopoulos | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pitropakis | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

Enhancement of identified effective ransomware detection techniques

2020 - date
Simon Davies | Director of Studies: Rich Macfarlane | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan
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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...

Basil Manoussos (Manager @ The Cyber Academy) delivers keynote at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Scottish Paralegal Association

17 April 2019
Basil Manoussos, Manager of The Cyber Academy delivers keynote presentation at the Annual Conference of the Scottish Paralegal Association in Glasgow, titled "Cyber threats to law firms: Do you want ...

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

SOCLAB Launch

10 April 2018
Official launch of SOCLAB, the new SOC facility in Merchiston Campus

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...