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Deriving ChaCha20 Key Streams From Targeted Memory Analysis

Journal Article
McLaren, P., Buchanan, W. J., Russell, G., & Tan, Z. (2019)
Deriving ChaCha20 Key Streams From Targeted Memory Analysis. Journal of Information Security and Applications, 48, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jisa.2019.102372
There can be performance and vulnerability concerns with block ciphers, thus stream ciphers can used as an alternative. Although many symmetric key stream ciphers are fairly r...

Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare.

Journal Article
Bell, L., Buchanan, W. J., Cameron, J., & Lo, O. (2018)
Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare. Blockchain in Healthcare Today,
There are several areas of healthcare and well-being that could be enhanced using blockchain technologies. These include device tracking, clinical trials, pharmaceutical traci...

Blockchain and Git repositories for sticky policies protected OOXML.

Presentation / Conference
Spyra, G., Buchanan, W. J. & Ekonomou, E. (2017, November)
Blockchain and Git repositories for sticky policies protected OOXML. Presented at FTC 2017 - Future Technologies Conference 2017, Vancouver, Canada
The paper discuss possible cloud-based Information Rights Management (IRM) model extension with enhanced accountability for both a sticky policy and an attached data. This wor...

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

Conference Proceeding
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J., & Fan, L. (2017)
An applied pattern-driven corpus to predictive analytics in mitigating SQL injection attack. In 2017 Seventh International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST),https://doi.org/10.1109/est.2017.8090392
Emerging computing relies heavily on secure back-end storage for the massive size of big data originating from the Internet of Things (IoT) smart devices to the Cloud-hosted w...

Numerical encoding to tame SQL injection attacks

Conference Proceeding
Uwagbole, S., Buchanan, W. J., & Fan, L. (2016)
Numerical encoding to tame SQL injection attacks. In 2016 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS),https://doi.org/10.1109/NOMS.2016.7502997
Recent years have seen an astronomical rise in SQL Injection Attacks (SQLIAs) used to compromise the confidentiality, authentication and integrity of organisations’ databases....

Bitcoin mining is about to become a lot less profitable

Other
Buchanan, W. J. (2016)
Bitcoin mining is about to become a lot less profitable
Imagine being told that your wage was going to be cut in half. Well, that’s what’s soon going to happen to those who make money from Bitcoin mining, the process of earning the...

Teaching penetration and malware analysis in a cloud-based environment.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Ramsay, B., Macfarlane, R., Smales, A., & Russell, G. (2015, June)
Teaching penetration and malware analysis in a cloud-based environment. Paper presented at UK Workshop on Cybersecurity Training & Education, Liverpool
This paper outlines evaluation of running a private Cloud-based system over two semesters at Edinburgh Napier University for two modules: Security Testing and Advanced Network...

Mobile User Authentication System for E-commerce Applications.

Presentation / Conference
Molla, R., Romdhani, I., Buchanan, W. J., & Fadel, E. Y. (2014, June)
Mobile User Authentication System for E-commerce Applications. Paper presented at International Conference on Advanced Networking, Distributed Systems and Applications 2014, Bejaia, Algeria
E-commerce applications provide on-line clients and merchants with a quick and convenient way to exchange goods and services. However, the deployment of these applications is ...

The Risks and Opportunities of Mobile Working within Cloud Environments.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., & Smales, A. (2014, February)
The Risks and Opportunities of Mobile Working within Cloud Environments. Paper presented at Practical Perspectives on Secure Mobile Working, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the changing architecture of business systems, and with the increasing use of Cloud-based systems. It outlines some of the key risks around using mo...

Norms and standards in modular medical architectures.

Conference Proceeding
Fricker, S., Fiedler, M., Grottland, A., Jell, T., Magedanz, T., Thuemmler, C., …Paulin, A. (2014)
Norms and standards in modular medical architectures. In 2013 IEEE 15th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom) (IEEE Healthcom 2013), (382-387). https://doi.org/10.1109/HealthCom.2013.6720705
Recent Internet of Things (IoT) research has been aiming at interoperability of devices and the integration of sensor networks. The Future Internet - Private Public Partnershi...