Philip Penrose

Research student

person image
Phil Penrose taught Computing and Maths for many years as well as running a successful consultancy specialising in database systems for the offshore steel fabrication industry. After retirement he decided to pursue a lifelong interest in all aspects of computing by taking an MSc in Advanced Security and Digital Forensics. His PhD research into the triage of large capacity digital devices continues this interest.
 
[Read More]

Areas of Expertise link icon

  • 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.
next prev

Contact rss feed for Philip Penrose linked in profile of Philip Penrose twitter feed for Philip Penrose


P.Penrose@napier.ac.uk

+44 (0)131 455

Room C35
Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
Edinburgh
EH10 5DT

Book a CPD

    Recent Projects

    See all projects

    PhD Project Involvement

    Philip Penrose (PhD 2013-)
    Forensic analysis of large capacity digital storage devices. Triage of large capacity digital devices
    See all PhD projects

    Recent Publications

    Penrose, P., Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R. (2015). Fast contraband detection in large capacity disk drives. Digital Investigator, , (March 2015), S22–S29.

    Penrose, P., Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W. (2013). Approaches to the Classification Of High Entropy File Fragments. Digital Investigator, 10, (4), 372–384.

    Supervised dissertations

    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.).

    Brown, J. (2014). An Evaluation Of Similarity Hashing Tools On Small Microsoft Office Documents (MSc ASDF Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Penrose, P.).

    Resources