Research Team Wins Third Major Research Project Award In The Last Two Weeks


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The Cyber Academy was won its third research project grant in the last two weeks for its novel triage methods in digital forensics. The Stage 1 funding is likely to lead to a large-scale research project with a significant impact in detecting digital fragments on computer systems. More details will follow.

The work aims to create a new spin-out company, and which will become the third spin-out from the team. The other two spin-outs are are Zonefox [here] and Symphonic Trust [here].

Overall the research work builds on research undertaken by Phil Penrose:

Two other grants, though the HEA and The Data Labs are also being finalised, and which will further develop an advanced security operations centre, and in Big Data Capture and Analysis within live forensics, with a special focus on detecting encryption keys.
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William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
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Richard Macfarlane
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Bruce Ramsay
Senior Research Fellow
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Aileen Wood
Innovation Manager / Project Manager
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Owen Lo
Research Fellow
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Philip Penrose
Research student
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Gordon Russell
Senior Lecturer
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Dynamic Forensics Evaluation and Training (DFET)
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