Decrypting Live SSH Traffic in Virtual Environments
Mclaren, P., Russell, G., Buchanan, W. J., & Tan, Z. (2019)
Decrypting Live SSH Traffic in Virtual Environments. Digital Investigation, 29, 109-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diin.2019.03.010
Decrypting and inspecting encrypted malicious communications may assist crime detection and prevention. Access to client or server memory enables the discovery of artefacts re...
Predicting Malicious Insider Threat Scenarios Using Organizational Data and a Heterogeneous Stack-Classifier
Hall, A. J., Pitropakis, N., Buchanan, W. J., & Moradpoor, N. (2019)
Predicting Malicious Insider Threat Scenarios Using Organizational Data and a Heterogeneous Stack-Classifier. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data)https://doi.org/10.1109/BigData.2018.8621922
Insider threats continue to present a major challenge for the information security community. Despite constant research taking place in this area; a substantial gap still exis...
An Enhanced Cyber Attack Attribution Framework
Pitropakis, N., Panaousis, E., Giannakoulias, A., Kalpakis, G., Rodriguez, R. D., & Sarigiannidis, P. (2018)
An Enhanced Cyber Attack Attribution Framework. In S. Furnell, H. Mouratidis, & G. Pernul (Eds.), Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business. TrustBus 2018, 213-228. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98385-1_15
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are considered as the threats that are the most challenging to detect and defend against. As APTs use sophisticated attack methods, cyber si...
Experimental High Speed Data Encryption via SDM-CV-QKD Signaling for High-Capacity Access Network
Asif, R., Haithem, M., & Buchanan, W. J. (2018)
Experimental High Speed Data Encryption via SDM-CV-QKD Signaling for High-Capacity Access Network. In Advanced Photonics Networkshttps://doi.org/10.1364/networks.2018.neth2f.3
We report a high capacity Quantum-to-the-Home (QTTH) network in a spatialdivision-multiplexing (SDM) network utilizing 7-core multicore fiber (MCF). Aggregate secure key rates...
Securing Cloud Hypervisors: A Survey of the Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Countermeasures
Barrowclough, J. P., & Asif, R. (2018)
Securing Cloud Hypervisors: A Survey of the Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Countermeasures. Security and Communication Networks, 2018, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1681908
The exponential rise of the cloud computing paradigm has led to the cybersecurity concerns, taking into account the fact that the resources are shared and mediated by a ‘hyper...
Analysis: Building the Future of EU: Moving Forward with International Collaboration on Blockchain
Buchanan, B., & Naqvi, N. (2018)
Analysis: Building the Future of EU: Moving Forward with International Collaboration on Blockchain. The Journal of the British Blockchain Association, 1(1), 1-4
A blockchain enabled 'Digital Single Economy " can act as a catalyst for growth and could provide a platform where borderless innovative practices will thrive and create a tru...
Security Risk Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Comparative Study
Tweneboah-Koduah, S., & Buchanan, W. J. (2018)
Security Risk Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Comparative Study. Computer Journal, 61(9), 1389-1406. https://doi.org/10.1093/comjnl/bxy002
Recent cyberattacks on critical infrastructure systems coupled with the technology-induced complexity of the system of systems have necessitated a review of existing methods o...
Distance Measurement Methods for Improved Insider Threat Detection
Lo, O., Buchanan, W. J., Griffiths, P., & Macfarlane, R. (2018)
Distance Measurement Methods for Improved Insider Threat Detection. Security and Communication Networks, 2018, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5906368
Insider threats are a considerable problem within cyber security and it is often difficult to detect these threats using signature detection. Increasing machine learning can p...
Hiding in Plain Sight: A Longitudinal Study of Combosquatting Abuse
Kintis, P., Miramirkhani, N., Lever, C., Chen, Y., Romero-Gómez, R., Pitropakis, N., …Antonakakis, M. (2017)
Hiding in Plain Sight: A Longitudinal Study of Combosquatting Abuse. In CCS '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Securitydoi:10.1145/3133956.3134002
Domain squatting is a common adversarial practice where attackers register domain names that are purposefully similar to popular domains. In this work, we study a specific typ...
Quantum-to-the-Home: Achieving Gbits/s Secure Key Rates via Commercial Off-the-Shelf Telecommunication Equipment
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...