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An authentication protocol based on chaos and zero knowledge proof

Journal Article
Major, W., Buchanan, W. J., & Ahmad, J. (in press)
An authentication protocol based on chaos and zero knowledge proof. Nonlinear Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-020-05463-3
Port Knocking is a method for authenticating clients through a closed stance firewall, and authorising their requested actions, enabling severs to offer services to authentica...

Employing a Machine Learning Approach to Detect Combined Internet of Things Attacks Against Two Objective Functions Using a Novel Dataset

Journal Article
Foley, J., Moradpoor, N., & Ochen, H. (in press)
Employing a Machine Learning Approach to Detect Combined Internet of Things Attacks Against Two Objective Functions Using a Novel Dataset. Security and Communication Networks,
One of the important features of Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPL) is Objective Function (OF). OF influences an IoT network in terms of routing strategie...

A Multi-attributes-based Trust Model of Internet of Vehicle

Conference Proceeding
Ou, W., Luo, E., Tan, Z., Xiang, L., Yi, Q., & Tian, C. (in press)
A Multi-attributes-based Trust Model of Internet of Vehicle. In Network and System Security, (706-713). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36938-5_45
Internet of Vehicle (IoV) is an open network and it changes in constant, where there are large number of entities. Effective way to keep security of data in IoV is to establis...

Privacy-preserving Surveillance Methods using Homomorphic Encryption

Conference Proceeding
Bowditch, W., Abramson, W., Buchanan, W. J., Pitropakis, N., & Hall, A. J. (in press)
Privacy-preserving Surveillance Methods using Homomorphic Encryption
Data analysis and machine learning methods often involve the processing of cleartext data, and where this could breach the rights to privacy. Increasingly, we must use encrypt...

Phishing URL Detection Through Top-Level Domain Analysis: A Descriptive Approach

Conference Proceeding
Christou, O., Pitropakis, N., Papadopoulos, P., Mckeown, S., & Buchanan, W. J. (in press)
Phishing URL Detection Through Top-Level Domain Analysis: A Descriptive Approach
Phishing is considered to be one of the most prevalent cyber-attacks because of its immense flexibility and alarmingly high success rate. Even with adequate training and high ...

MRC4: A Modified RC4 Algorithm using Symmetric Random Function Generator for Improved Cryptographic Features

Journal Article
Saha, R., Geetha, G., Kumar, G., Kim, T., & Buchanan, W. J. (2019)
MRC4: A Modified RC4 Algorithm using Symmetric Random Function Generator for Improved Cryptographic Features. IEEE Access, 7, 172045-172054. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2956160
The Rivest Cipher 4 (RC4) has been one of the most popular stream ciphers for providing symmetric key encryption, and is now proposed as an efficient cipher within light-weigh...

RESCUE: Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System in Distributed-Cloud Architecture

Thesis
Ukwandu, E. A. RESCUE: Evaluation of a Fragmented Secret Share System in Distributed-Cloud Architecture. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2455031
Scaling big data infrastructure using multi-cloud environment has led to the demand for highly secure, resilient and reliable data sharing method. Several variants of secret s...

A Quality of Service-Aware Secured Communication Scheme for Internet of Things-Based Networks

Journal Article
Khan, F., Ur Rehman, A., Yahya, A., Jan, M. A., Chuma, J., Tan, Z., & Hussain, K. (2019)
A Quality of Service-Aware Secured Communication Scheme for Internet of Things-Based Networks. Sensors, 19, https://doi.org/10.3390/s19194321
The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging technology that aims to enable the interconnection of a large number of smart devices and heterogeneous networks. Ad hoc networks p...

A Lightweight and Efficient Digital Image Encryption Using Hybrid Chaotic Systems for Wireless Network Applications

Journal Article
Almalkawi, I. T., Halloush, . R., Alsarhan, A., Al-Dubai, A., & Al-karaki, J. N. (2019)
A Lightweight and Efficient Digital Image Encryption Using Hybrid Chaotic Systems for Wireless Network Applications. Journal of Information Security and Applications, 49, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jisa.2019.102384
Due to limited processing capabilities and other constraints of most wireless networks, many existing security algorithms do not consider the network efficiency. This is becau...

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...