Publications (Richard Macfarlane)


Sieklik, B., Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W. (2016). Evaluation of TFTP DDoS Amplification Attack. Computers & Security, 57, (March 2016), 67–92.


Buchanan, W., Ramsay, B., Macfarlane, R., Smales, A., keane, e., callahan, c., Blazic, B., Popov, O. (2015, August). Evaluation of the DFET Cloud. Paper presented at Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training (CFET) conference, Canterbury.

Buchanan, W., Ramsay, B., Macfarlane, R., Smales, A., Russell, G. (2015). Teaching Penetration and Malware Analysis in a Cloud-based Environment. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 1st Uk Workshop on Cybersecurity Training & Education, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

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

Prajapati, B., Buchanan, W., Smales, A., Macfarlane, R., spyra, g. (2015). Review of e-Health Frameworks. In: (Ed.) Health Informatics Conference 2015, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . BCS.


Flandrin, F., Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R., Ramsay, B., Smales, A. (2014). Evaluating Digital Forensic Tools (DFTs). In: (Ed.) 7th International Conference : Cybercrime Forensics Education & Training, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Lawson, A., Macfarlane, R. (2014, April). Embedding programming skills to support the student journey in networking, security and digital forensics. Paper presented at HEA STEM Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2014: Enhancing the STEM Student Journey, University of Edinburgh.


Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R., Clayton, J. (2013). Experimental Evaluation of Disk Sector Hash Comparison for Forensic Triage using a Bloom Filter. In: (Ed.) CyberForensics 2013, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

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


Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R., Graves, J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Bose, N. (2012). Cloud Forensics. In: (Ed.) , , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Flandrin, F., Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R. (2012). A Platform for Digital Forensics Evaluation (D-FET). , (), ..

Macfarlane, R., Buchanan, W., Ekonomou, E., Uthmani, O., Fan, L., Lo, O. (2012). Review of Security Policy Implementations. Computers & Security, 31, (2), 253-271.

Russell, G., Macfarlane, R., Ludwiniak, R. (2012). A Forensic Image Description Language for Generating Test Images. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cybercrime Forensics Education & Training, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Canterbury: . .

Russell, G., Macfarlane, R. (2012). Security Issues of a Publicly Accessible Cloud Computing Infrastructure. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2012), , () ( ed.). (pp. 1210-1216). : . IEEE Computer Society.


Buchanan, W., Flandrin, F., Macfarlane, R., Graves, J. (2011). A Methodology to Evaluate Rate-Based Intrusion Prevention System against Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS). In: (Ed.) Cyberforensics 2011, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R., Flandrin, F., Graves, J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Bose, N., Ludwiniak, R. (2011). Cloud-based Digital Forensics Evaluation Test (D-FET) Platform. Cyberforensics 2011, , (), .

Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R. (2011, June). D-FET – A Community Cloud for Enhancing Skills using Virtualised Environments and Cloud-based Infrastructures. Paper presented at Scottish Higher Education Employability Conference: Strengthening Partnerships with Employers, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh.

Buchanan, W., Graves, J., Bose, N., Macfarlane, R., Davison, B., Ludwiniak, R. (2011). Performance and Student Perception Evaluation of Cloud-based Virtualised Security and Digital Forensics Labs. HEA ICS Conference, , (), .


Buchanan, W., Macfarlane, R., Ludwiniak, R. (2010, ). Student Perception of On-Line Lectures with a Blended Learning Environment. Paper presented at The 4th International Conference on Cybercrime Forensics Education & Training, Canterbury.