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Generation “Like”: Social media and the implications for privacy and identify theft

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 06

Karen Stones will present a SIG Seminar on 31 July in which she will discuss social media and privacy and the potential for identity theft.

Cyber Security of Critical Infrastructure: Are our traffic lights at risk?

Sunday, 14 June 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 06

Dr Mike Johnstone will present a SIG Seminar on 7 July in which he examines the potential for cyber-attack on the systems that control traffic lights, highlighting key risks and suggest mitigation strategies against this form of cyber-attack.

Professor Daniel Galvão delivers significant presentation at AUA Conference, New Orleans

Thursday, 04 June 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2015 > 06


Professor Galvão highlights the past 10 years research on exercise and prostate cancer at ECU.

Exercise regime boosts fight against deadly mesothelioma

Friday, 29 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2015 > 05

ECU Health and Wellness Institute’s Dr Carolyn McIntyre will lead a three-year study in effectiveness of exercise improving the lives of people living with the deadly lung cancer mesothelioma.

Perth arsonists put lizards at risk

Thursday, 21 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2015 > 05

More species of reptile call Perth home than any city in the world but arsonists are putting our scaly citizens at risk according to new ECU research.

Analysing Network Traffic through Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 05


Dr Zubair Baig will present a SIG Seminar on 16 June that explores Intrusion Detection Systems and the role of Artificial Intelligence in protecting corporate networks and resources.

Terrorists use marketing skills to attract new recruits online

Thursday, 14 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 05

Terrorist organisations are increasingly using marketing techniques to recruit and radicalise Australians online writes Dr Robyn Torok.

2001::/8 An address space oddity: The current state of security in IPv6

Monday, 11 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 05

Clinton Carpene will present a SIG Seminar on 4 June looking at the history of IPv6, lesser and better known security issues with the protocol, and strategies to implement better IPv6 security.

ECU’s Health and Wellness Institute recognised by PCFA

Thursday, 07 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2015 > 05

Professors Galvão and Newton recently accepted the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia award for their team’s contribution to research and clinical services in supporting men with prostate cancer.

Delayed onset muscle soreness: A useful signal from our body?

Thursday, 07 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research > 2015 > 05

Getting sore after exercise might not be a bad thing after all.

Drones and their influence on Privacy and Security

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 05

Matthew Peacock will present a SIG Seminar on 25 May discussing recent advancements in civilian and commercial drones, impacts on personal security and privacy, and suggested mitigation strategies.

Challenges of NAND Flash memory technology forensics

Monday, 20 April 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 04

Krishnun Sansurooah will present a SIG Seminar on 15 May will discuss the forensic implications and challenges those in digital forensics now face with devices using NAND flash memory technology.

Data Analysis for Honey Pots'data - Integrating Weka Software into matlab for big data analysis

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 03

Dr Jinsong Leng will present a SIG Seminar on 20 April explores new approaches and algorithms for big data analysis.

Patterns and Patter in SSH

Monday, 06 April 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 04

Priya Rabadia will present a SIG Seminar on 1 May in which she will discuss findings from a study conducted on the correlation between abnormal activities detected by an SSH honeypot and vulnerability releases using the CVE database.

Bee whispering

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Communications Engineering Research > 2015 > 04

Researchers have developed an innovative non-invasive way to check the health of beehives by listening to their buzzing.

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