Dr Elias Ekonomou

Lecturer

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Dr Elias Ekonomou is a Lecturer in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University. Elias joined Edinburgh Napier University in 2011 as a researcher in security for e-Health applications. He worked in the EU FP7 project FI-STAR where he defined the security requirements for the 7 use cases and previously for the clou4health project on the integration of data, identity and access rights across various health domains. Before these experiences, he designed a lightweight yet secure data transportation protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks as part of his PhD research, which he obtained from the University of Salford.

He also has 15 years professional experience in website developer and system administration (Unix-like and Windows). He is also a former SE/RSE Enterprise Fellow with experience in productising intellectual property arising from academic research. Elias has also worked in Knowledge Transfer projects with a number of SMEs and has delivered CPD courses for international corporations, including a top UK bank and public organisations like Police Scotland.

Elias is interested in applied computer security for e-Health, online and wireless applications, preferably with a focus on authentication (identity management), performance and human factors.

 
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  • Cyber-Security
    Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.
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E.Ekonomou@napier.ac.uk

+44 (0)131 455 2789

Room D31
Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
Edinburgh
EH10 5DT

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    Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Paechter, B., Qasem, M. (2016, ). Trickle-Plus: Elastic and Enhanced Standarized Trickle Algorithm for Internet of Things. The IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, .

    Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Paechter, B., Qasem, M. (2016). Trickle-Plus: Elastic Trickle Algorithm for Low- Power Networks and Internet of Things. In: Society, I. (Ed.) 2016 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference WCNC , IEEE Workshop on Mobile Edge Computing and IoT, Doha, Qatar, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

    spyra, g., Buchanan, W., Ekonomou, E. (2016). Protecting Documents with Sticky Policies and Identity-Based Encryption. In: (Ed.) TC 2016 - Future Technologies Conference 2016 6-7 December 2016 |, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). San Francisco, United States: . IEEE.

    spyra, g., Buchanan, W., Ekonomou, E. (2016). Sticky policy enabled authenticated OOXML. In: (Ed.) IEEE SAI Computing Conference, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

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