Dissertations (Richard Macfarlane)

2017

Álvarez, M. (2017). Evaluating Techniques for Phishing Detection (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, B.).

Chiale, S. (2017). Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Security Analysis of Android Applications in Third-party Marketplaces (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Buchanan, B., Macfarlane, R.).

Gooch, A. (2017). Evaluate the effectiveness of built-in features to reduce the impact of ransomware (MSc Adv Security & Digital Forensics Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R.).

Levick, D. (2017). Detection of Encryption using Raw Data as input to an Artificial Neural Network (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Penrose, P.).

MATADEACUÑA, J. (2017). A Review of the Security and Usability Of Differential Privacy (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Aaby, P.).

O’Docherty, C. (2017). The Current state of Web Application Security Mitigation Training, What Can Be Done To Improve? (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Ramsay, B., Macfarlane, R.).

2016

Aaby, P. (2016). Evaluating Web App Datasets towards Detection of SQL Injection Attacks with Machine Learning Techniques (BEng (Hons) CSF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R.).

Behnam, A. (2016). State-of-the-art evaluation of low and medium interaction honeypot for malware collection (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Celice, C., Macfarlane, R.).

Dsouza, J. (2016). Empirical evaluation of network traffic triage using Cuckoo and Bloom filter based approximate matching algorithms (MSc Adv Security & Digital Forensics Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Penrose, P.).

Folek, S. (2016). Ransomware Analysis and Detection Systems (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Buchanan, B., Macfarlane, R.).

Thomson, A. (2016). SQL Injection (SQLi) Detection using Machine Learning (BEng (Hons) CSF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Arbelet, A.).

2015

Bachkarov, N. (2015). A comparison and evaluation of approximate matching algorithms for file detection in network traffic (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Penrose, P.).

Celice, C. (2015). Dataset Feature Classication for Increased Accuracy in Intrusion Detection (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, B.).

Fraser, J. (2015). Evaluation of SIEM Correlation in the Detection of Denial of Service Attacks (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Wadhaj, I.).

Nambivelu, S. (2015). Analysis and Detection of Ransomware (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Buchanan, B., Macfarlane, R.).

Young, A. (2015). Investigating website-fingerprinting attacks and defences on Tor (BEng (Hons) CSF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, B.).

2014

Arbelet, A. (2014). Garmin Satnav Forensic Methods and Artefacts: An Exploratory Study (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W.).

Celice, C. (2014). A Novel Forensic Triage Approach for the Windows Operating System (BEng (Hons) CSN Dissertation). 2014 (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, B.).

Katsamakis, N. (2014). A Comparison of Dynamic Malware Analysis Systems and Security Information and Event Management Systems for Malware Analysis (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W.).

Ramsay, B. (2014). Forensic Triage of Mobile Devices (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R.).

2013

McCurdy, A. (2013). Dropbox Forensics (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W.).

Penrose, P. (2013). Novel Approaches To The Classification Of High Entropy File Fragments (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, B.).

Sieklik, B. (2013). Exploration and Evaluation of a Novel DDoS Amplification Attack (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R.).

2012

Clayton, J. (2012). Investigation Into A Digital Forensics Triage Tool Using Sampling, Hashes And Bloom Filters - SHAFT (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W.).

flandrin, f. (2012). A Platform for Digital Forensics Evaluation of Tools (D-FET) (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W.).

Seref, S. (2012). Virtual Firewall Evaluation System (VFES) in a Private Cloud (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W.).

2010

Shaikh, A. (2010). Botnet Analysis and Detection (Hons CSF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W.).

Yampolsky, V. (2010). An Evaluation of the Power Consumption and Carbon Footprint of a Cloud Infrastructure (MSc Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R.).