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Ian Ferguson

Senior Lecturer

  • 48 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20122018
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Research Output 2012 2018

2018
38 Downloads (Pure)

An assessment of blockchain consensus protocols for the Internet of Things

Mackenzie, B., Bellekens, X. & Ferguson, R. I., 31 Dec 2018, 2018 International Conference on Internet of Things, Embedded Systems and Communications (IINTEC). IEEE , p. 183-190 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Network protocols
Scalability
Biomedical equipment
Internet of things
Railroad cars
2 Citations (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)

Dark clouds on the horizon: the challenge of cloud forensics

Ferguson, R. I., Renaud, K. & Irons, A., 18 Feb 2018, Cloud Computing 2018: The Ninth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization. Duncan, B., Lee, Y. W. & Olmsted, A. (eds.). International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA), p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Cryptography
Digital forensics
1 Citation (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

OpenForensics: a digital forensics GPU pattern matching approach for the 21st century

Bayne, E., Ferguson, R. I. & Sampson, A. T., Mar 2018, In : Digital Investigation. 24, Suppl., p. S29-S37 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
File
Pattern matching
Equipment and Supplies
programming
Digital forensics
Graphics processing unit
92 Downloads (Pure)

Vulnerability anti-patterns: a timeless way to capture poor software practices (Vulnerabilities)

Nafees, T., Coull, N., Ferguson, I. & Sampson, A., 29 Nov 2018, Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs. The Hillside Group, 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Software engineering
Communication
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the impact of affective feedback on end-user security awareness

Shepherd, L. A., Archibald, J. & Ferguson, R. I., 9 Jul 2017, Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy and Trust: 5th International Conference, HAS 2017. Tryfonas, T. (ed.). Cham: Springer, p. 143-159 17 p. (Lecture Notes In Computer Science; vol. 10292).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Feedback
Web browsers
Monitoring
28 Downloads (Pure)

Idea-caution before exploitation: the use of cybersecurity domain knowledge to educate software engineers against software vulnerabilities

Nafees, T., Coull, N., Ferguson, R. I. & Sampson, A., 5 Jul 2017, Engineering secure software and systems: 9th Internatinal symposium, ESSoS 2017 Bonn, Germany, July 3-5, 2017: proceedings. Bodden, E., Paye, M. & Athanasopoulos, E. (eds.). 1 ed. Chambray: Springer, p. 133-142 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10379).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Software engineering
Engineers
32 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Visualization
Digital devices
Processing
Digital forensics
19 Downloads (Pure)

On the use of serious games technology to facilitate large-scale training in cybercrime response

Coull, N., Donald, I., Ferguson, I., Keane, E., Mitchell, T., Smith, O. V., Stevenson, E. & Tomkins, P., 22 Nov 2017, In : European Police Science and Research Bulletin. Special Conference Edition, 3, p. 123-130 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
offense
seizure
police officer
computer game
everyday life
146 Downloads (Pure)

The gamification of cybersecurity training

Coull, N., Donald, I., Ferguson, I., Keane, E., Mitchell, T., Smith, O. V., Stevenson, E. & Tomkins, P., Nov 2017, E-learning and games: 11th International Conference, Edutainment 2017, Bournemouth, UK, June 26 – 28, 2017 : revised selected papers. Tian, F., Gatzidis, C., El Rhalibi, A., Tang, W. & Charles, F. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 108-111 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10345).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
police officer
incident
human being
facebook
police
2016

Cybersecurity

Ferguson, R. I. & Coull, N. J., 30 Nov 2016, In : Scottish Justice Matters. 4, 3, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
67 Downloads (Pure)

Using multiple GPUs to accelerate string searching for digital forensic analysis

Bayne, E., Ferguson, R. I., Sampson, A. T. & Isaacs, J. P., Sep 2016, SADFE Proceedings 2016. Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (ADFSL), p. 67-78 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Hardware
Graphics processing unit
Digital forensics
2015
38 Citations (Scopus)

The Internet of Things: the future or the end of mechatronics

Bradley, D. A., Russell, D., Ferguson, R. I., Isaacs, J. P., MacLeod, A. M. & White, R., Apr 2015, In : Mechatronics. 27, p. 57-74 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechatronics
Internet of things
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

A method for resolving security vulnerabilities through the use of design patterns

Walker, N., Coull, N. J., Ferguson, R. I. & Milne, A., 14 May 2014, Cyberpatterns: unifying design patterns with wecurity and attack patterns. Blackwell, C. & Zhu, H. (eds.). London: Springer International Publishing, p. 149-155 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Software engineering
Data storage equipment
Software testing
Taxonomies
Engineers
22 Downloads (Pure)

Reducing risky security behaviours: utilising affective feedback to educate users

Shepherd, L. A., Archibald, J. & Ferguson, R. I., 23 Jun 2014, p. 7-14. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Feedback
Monitoring
66 Downloads (Pure)

Reducing risky security behaviours: utilising affective feedback to educate users

Shepherd, L. A., Archibald, J. & Ferguson, R. I., Dec 2014, In : Future Internet. 6, 4, p. 760-772 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
File
Feedback
Monitoring
2013

On the use of hyperbolic visualization to assist digital forensic analysis

Hales, G. A., Ferguson, R. I. & Archibald, J. M., Jun 2013, Cyberforensics perspectives: proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cybercrime, Security and Digital Forensics (Cyberforensics 2013). Weir, G. R. S. & Daley, M. (eds.). Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Publishing, p. 107-113 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Visualization
Digital forensics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Perception of risky security behaviour by users: survey of current approaches

Shepherd, L. A., Archibald, J. & Ferguson, R. I., 2013, Human aspects of information security, privacy, and trust: first international conference, HAS 2013 held as part of HCI International 2013 Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26, 2013: proceedings. Marinos, L. & Askoxylakis, I. (eds.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag, p. 176-185 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; no. 8030).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feedback
Taxonomies
Monitoring
2012
46 Downloads (Pure)

On the digital forensic analysis of the Firefox browser via recovery of SQLite artifacts from unallocated space

Bagley, R., Ferguson, R. I. & Leimich, P., Sep 2012, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training CFET 2012. Edgar-Nevill, D. (ed.). Canterbury Christ Church University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Web browsers
Recovery
Application programs
Engines
Digital forensics

On the use of data visualization techniques to support digital forensic analysis: a survey of current approaches

Hales, G., Ferguson, R. I. & Archibald, J., May 2012, Issues in cybercrime, security and digital forensics: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cybercrime, Security and Digital Forensics (Cyberforensics 2012). Weir, G. R. S. & Al-Nemrat, A. (eds.). London: University of East London, p. 121-132 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

visualization
life cycle
narrative
experience