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Security, Privacy and Data Protection

Research and development in the following areas:

Security and privacy mechanisms – research, development and open-source implementation

  • Privacy semantics, including automated GDPR compliance and data policy management
  • Electronic identity systems
  • Electronic payment systems
  • Blockchain and crypto-currency applications
  • Alternatives to passwords (e.g. RFC7486) and new approaches to naming (e.g. RFC6920)
  • Privacy friendly features for phones
  • Privacy-enhanced recommender systems and search, traffic analysis resistant VPNs and HTTPS
  • PKI, Federated access control

Measurement – measuring real security and privacy characteristics of deployed systems on the public internet

  • Web-site "scoring"
  • Localised Internet measurement
  • Mobile handset monitoring

Standardisation – bridging the gap between research and standards

  • Involvement and Leadership in Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) working groups, and LoRa Alliance security working group.

Faculty Members

Staff Name Research Group & Centres Research Interests Link to Partial List of Publications
Conlan, Owen
KDEG, ADAPT,DH
Adaptive Systems; Personalised eLearning; Adaptive Hypermedia; Strategies for Adaptation; Visualisation
Farrell, Stephen
DSG
Delay tolerant networking; Security
Leith, Douglas
CONNECT
Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Data privacy, Machine Learning, Wireless networks, Edge Computing
Lewis, Dave
KDEG, ADAPT
Network and Service Management; Policy Engineering; Autonomic Systems; Knowledge-driven system engineering
O'Mahony, Donal
Computer Networking;Cloud Computing & Networking; IoT; Computer & Network Security; Electronic Payment;Blockchain Technologies Sustainable Computing; Smart Nanogrids for Energy Distribution
O'Sullivan, Declan
KDEG, ADAPT
Information Integration, Semantic Modelling; Semantic Interoperability, Data and Semantic Mapping
Tewari, Hitesh
DSG
Network, Telecommunications Services, Security and Mobility

Associated Research Centres