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Towards The Creation Of The Future Fish Farm

Journal Article
Papadopoulos, P., Buchanan, W. J., Sayeed, S., & Pitropakis, N. (2023)
Towards The Creation Of The Future Fish Farm. Journal of Surveillance, Security and Safety, 4, 1-3. https://doi.org/10.20517/jsss.2022.16
Aim: A fish farm is an area where fish raise and bred for food. Fish farm environments support the care and management of seafood within a controlled environment. Over the pas...

Post Quantum Cryptography Analysis of TLS Tunneling on a Constrained Device

Conference Proceeding
Barton, J., Pitropakis, N., Buchanan, W., Sayeed, S., & Abramson, W. (2022)
Post Quantum Cryptography Analysis of TLS Tunneling on a Constrained Device. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy - ICISSP (551-561). https://doi.org/10.5220/0010903000003120
Advances in quantum computing make Shor’s algorithm for factorising numbers ever more tractable. This threatens the security of any cryptographic system which often relies on ...

Using Social Media & Sentiment Analysis to Make Investment Decisions

Journal Article
Hasselgren, B., Chrysoulas, C., Pitropakis, N., & Buchanan, W. J. (2023)
Using Social Media & Sentiment Analysis to Make Investment Decisions. Future Internet, 15(1), Article 5. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi15010005
Making investment decisions by utilizing sentiment data from social media (SM) is starting to become a more tangible concept. There has been a broad investigation into this fi...

A framework for live host-based Bitcoin wallet forensics and triage

Journal Article
Holmes, A., & Buchanan, W. J. (2023)
A framework for live host-based Bitcoin wallet forensics and triage. Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation, 44, Article 301486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsidi.2022.301486
Organised crime and cybercriminals use Bitcoin, a popular cryptocurrency, to launder money and move it across borders with impunity. The UK and other countries have legislatio...

Hamming Distributions of Popular Perceptual Hashing Techniques

Journal Article
McKeown, S., & Buchanan, W. J. (in press)
Hamming Distributions of Popular Perceptual Hashing Techniques. Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation,
Content-based file matching has been widely deployed for decades, largely for the detection of sources of copyright infringement, extremist materials, and abusive sexual media...

A DNA Based Colour Image Encryption Scheme Using A Convolutional Autoencoder

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Ahmed, F., Ur Rehman, M., Ahmad, J., Shahbaz Khan, M., Boulila, W., Srivastava, G., …Buchanan, W. J. (in press)
A DNA Based Colour Image Encryption Scheme Using A Convolutional Autoencoder. ACM transactions on multimedia computing communications and applications, https://doi.org/10.1145/3570165
With the advancement in technology, digital images can easily be transmitted and stored over the Internet. Encryption is used to avoid illegal interception of digital images. ...

Comparison of Entropy Calculation Methods for Ransomware Encrypted File Identification

Journal Article
Davies, S., Macfarlane, R., & Buchanan, W. (2022)
Comparison of Entropy Calculation Methods for Ransomware Encrypted File Identification. Entropy, 24(10), Article 1503. https://doi.org/10.3390/e24101503
Ransomware is a malicious class of software that utilises encryption to implement an attack on system availability. The target’s data remains encrypted and is held captive by ...

Trusted Threat Intelligence Sharing in Practice and Performance Benchmarking through the Hyperledger Fabric Platform

Journal Article
Ali, H., Ahmad, J., Jaroucheh, Z., Papadopoulos, P., Pitropakis, N., Lo, O., …Buchanan, W. J. (2022)
Trusted Threat Intelligence Sharing in Practice and Performance Benchmarking through the Hyperledger Fabric Platform. Entropy, 24(10), Article 1379. https://doi.org/10.3390/e24101379
Historically, threat information sharing has relied on manual modelling and centralised network systems, which can be inefficient, insecure, and prone to errors. Alternatively...

Electromagnetic Side-Channel Attack Resilience against PRESENT Lightweight Block Cipher

Conference Proceeding
Gunathilake, N. A., Al-Dubai, A., Buchanan, W. J., & Lo, O. (2022)
Electromagnetic Side-Channel Attack Resilience against PRESENT Lightweight Block Cipher. In 2022 6th International Conference on Cryptography, Security and Privacy (CSP). https://doi.org/10.1109/CSP55486.2022.00018
Lightweight cryptography is a novel diversion from conventional cryptography that targets internet-of-things (IoT) platform due to resource constraints. In comparison, it offe...

A comprehensive survey of authentication methods in Internet-of-Things and its conjunctions

Journal Article
Kumar, A., Saha, R., Conti, M., Kumar, G., Buchanan, W. J., & Kim, T. H. (2022)
A comprehensive survey of authentication methods in Internet-of-Things and its conjunctions. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 204, Article 103414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnca.2022.103414
Internet of Thing (IoT) is one of the most influential technologies in the present time. People, processes, and things are connected with the Internet through IoT. With the in...
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TruElect

2022 - 2023
Democracy Counts is a market-leading organization that address the needs of global elections. With a deep understanding of international electoral systems, the company already provides international c...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £27,225

Smart Contract based Reward Scheme

2022 - 2023
Egg Lighting would like to explore the possibility of linking their company value to Smart Contracts via Blockchain. They would eventually like to give away 1/3 of their business (shares) to the gene...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

LastingAsset: Crypto assets custodial solution

2022 - 2023
As the crypto asset market continues to grow, the role of custodians to maintain the safekeeping of crypto assets is becoming ever more important. So far, many institutional investors who manage large...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £59,958

TrueDeploy - Scottish Enterprise HGSP Company Creation

2022 - 2023
The way in which we develop, supply, and secure software is often weak and lacks digital trust. The dominance of open-source software and the interconnectedness of software between organisations has r...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £199,952

TRUST AND PRIVACY PRESERVING COMPUTING PLATFORM FOR CROSSBORDER FEDERATION OF PERSONAL DATA

2022 - 2025
As we live in a data-driven era, the emergence of interdisciplinary, geographically dispersed, data repositories, is inevitable. The fact that these repositories do not necessarily abide with existing...
Funder: UK Research and Innovation | Value: £310,843

Behaviour profiling using Touch-based Behavioural Biometrics for Continuous Authentication Systems

2022 - 2022
Authenticating smartphone users from distinct behavioural biometric patterns provided through human interactions on touch screens would allow users to be continuously authenticated on their devices wh...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £923

TrueDeploy - CyberASAP Phase 1

2022 - 2022
The way in which we develop and supply secure, trusted software is broken. The dominance of open-source software and the interconnectedness of software between organisations has raised cybersecurity r...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £31,969

Innovative Distributed Platform for Educational Content

2022 - 2022
This project aims to setup a dynamic sharing content platform for tutor led plans using Hyperledger Fabric and IPFS.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

AI-based privacy-preserving biometric authentication with mass-market smart devices

2021 - 2024
Increasingly our identity is key to our online security, and where online services must integrate with these, in order to provide increased levels of trust. But there are now many constraints in how b...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £65,756

Consensus-based Blockchain File Versioning

2021 - 2021
This project aim to version files and support roll-back on a ransomware infection.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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Blockchain-based Privacy-preserving Cybersecurity Intelligence Sharing

2022 - date
Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Jawad Ahmad

Privacy-preserving systems around trust and identity within smart phones

2021 - date
Sam Grierson | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Craig Thomson

Inter-Planetary File System using Distributed Ledges

2021 - date
Hisham Ali | Director of Studies: Dr Jawad Ahmad | 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

A Systems Dynamic Exploration of The Influence of Multi-level End-Users' Emergent Actions and Managerial Intentionality on Information Systems Strategy Alignment in a Service Organisation using a Coevolutionary Perspective– A Critical Realist Case Study

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

Privacy-preserving systems around security, trust and identity

2019 - 2022
Dr Pavlos Papadopoulos | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pitropakis | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

Electromagnetic side-channel resilience against lightweight cryptography

2018 - date
Nilupulee Gunathilake | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

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

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

Identity and identification in an information society: Augmenting formal systems of identification with technological artefacts

2018 - date
Mr Will Abramson | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Owen Lo

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
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Promising cyber security project supported by new Scottish Enterprise funding

20 September 2022
TrueDeploy, an exciting project from the School of Computing, Engineering & the Built Environment (SCEBE) at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU), has secured £199,952 in additional support from Scottish...

Double funding success for School of Computing

21 March 2022
Two projects from Edinburgh Napier’s acclaimed School of Computing have won funding from a programme which develops innovative cyber security ideas for the commercial market. TrueDeploy and Trustd ar...

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.

Judy Murray among Scots on honours list

15 June 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, head of Edinburgh Napier University's Cyber Academy, is made an OBE. He was recognised for his services to cyber security and innovation.

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...