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Fast contraband detection in large capacity disk drives.

Journal Article
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...

Evaluation of TFTP DDoS amplification attack

Journal Article
Sieklik, B., Macfarlane, R., & Buchanan, W. J. (2016)
Evaluation of TFTP DDoS amplification attack. Computers and Security, 57, 67-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2015.09.006
Web threats are becoming a major issue for both governments and companies. Generally, web threats increased as much as 600% during last year (WebSense, 2013). This appears to ...

Evaluation of the DFET Cloud.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Ramsay, B., Macfarlane, R., Smales, A., Keane, E., Callahan, C., …Popov, O. (2015, September)
Evaluation of the DFET Cloud. Paper presented at Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training (CFET) conference, Canterbury
The DFET (Digital Forensics Evaluation and Training) Cloud creates new training methods/techniques to support judicial authorities, law enforcement agencies and associated sta...

Formal security policy implementations in network firewalls.

Journal Article
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 ...

Education & training for future threats.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2012, May)
Education & training for future threats. Paper presented at ITEC 2012, London
This presentation gives an outline of the aspects for virtualised training for security and cybercrime.

e-Health in the Cloud

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., & Smales, A. (2013, January)
e-Health in the Cloud. Presented at Future of e-Health, Hollyrood, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines how risk assessors can be used to create holistic care. A key focus is on the security infrastructure and in new risk assessors such as the frailty ...

Evaluating Digital Forensic Tools (DFTs).

Conference Proceeding
Flandrin, F., Buchanan, W. J., Macfarlane, R., Ramsay, B. & Smales, A. (2013)
Evaluating Digital Forensic Tools (DFTs). In 7th International Conference : Cybercrime Forensics Education & TrainingISBN 9781909067158
This paper outlines the key methods used in the evaluation of digital forensics tools.

Enhancing network management using mobile agents.

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., Naylor, M., & Scott, A. (2000)
Enhancing network management using mobile agents. In Engineering of Computer Based Systems, 2000. (ECBS 2000) Proceedings. Seventh IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the, 218-226. https://doi.org/10.1109/ECBS.2000.839880
Agent mobility addresses some limitations faced by classic client/server architecture, namely, in minimising bandwidth consumption, in supporting adaptive network load balanci...

Enhancing intrusion detection via an active target host.

Conference Proceeding
Abimbola, A., Munoz, J., & Buchanan, W. J. (2005)
Enhancing intrusion detection via an active target host. In IEEE ICTe Africa 2006
Over the past decade, there have been increases in network attacks. These attacks are typically at-tempts to compromise the integrity, confidentiality or availability of netwo...

Enhanced Methods of Coursework Provision in Computer Networks.

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., & Saliou, L. (2005)
Enhanced Methods of Coursework Provision in Computer Networks. In ITRE 2004. 2nd International Conference Information Technology: Research and Education, 111-115. https://doi.org/10.1109/ITRE.2004.1393657
Many computing-related programmes and modules have many problems caused with large class sizes, large-scale plagiarism, module franchising, and an increasing requirement from ...
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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

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

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

Payfont - PhD sponsorship -

2016 - 2018
Peter Aaby - PhD sponsorship
Value: £40,425

Innovation and Integrated Learning Environment for Engaging and Ever-changing Educational Content

2013 - 2014
An integrated, innovative Web site which supports a range of books for schools.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £39,896

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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

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

Visualising Multiple Overlapping Classification Hierarchies

1998 - 2002
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or ove...
Dr Martin Graham | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Embedded document security using sticky policies and identity based encryption

2013 - 2019
As we move into storing data within a public cloud infrastructure we reduce the defences and must embed security into the ...
Grzegorz Spyra | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Elias Ekonomou

Lightweight Cryptography for IoT networks - electromagnetic side channel analysis

2018 - date
Nilupulee Gunathilake | Director of Studies: Dr Rameez Asif | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

Towards a Robust, Privacy-preserving preserving machine-learning framework

2018 - date
Adam Hall | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Nick Pitropakis

Distributed Systems around Trust and Identity

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

A pattern-driven corpus to predictive analytics in mitigating SQL injection attack

2011 - 2018
Solomon Uwagbole | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Lu Fan

The impact of social actor intentionality on the coevolution of business and information technology strategies in a services company in Scotland: A case study

2020 - date
Thoko Kachale | Director of Studies: Dr Wegene Demeke | Second Supervisor: Dr Christos Chrysoulas

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)

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.

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...

Professor Gives Evidence on Cyber Security and Health Care at Scottish Parliament

19 June 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee at the Scottish Parliament on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland.

Distinguished Fellow To Talk on Real-Time Human Action Recognition

31 May 2017
ICSA DVF Professor Nasser Kehtarnavaz will be speaking about “Real-Time Human Action Recognition via Simultaneous Utilization of Depth Images and Inertial Signals” on Monday 19 June at 10am at Edinbur...

Professor Invited To Give Evidence at Scottish Parliament Committee on Cyber Attacks within Health Care

30 May 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, who leads The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been invited as a witness at the Health and Sport Committee within the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 20 June 2017. ...

Hutchinson Networks Partnership Changing The World Through Innovation

2 February 2017
A partnership between Hutchinson Networks and The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh has been showcased in the application of SDN (Software Defined Networks) into health and social care, and in innovative Cyb...

Edinburgh Napier spin-out heads for London showcase

3 December 2016
Edinburgh is becoming one of the best cities in the World to be into tech, and this week one of Edinburgh Napier University's spin-outs - Cyan Forensics - represents the booming tech industry in the c...