Professor William Hutchinson
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- Bill Hutchinson is an Adjunct Professor at secau – Security Research Centre, ECU and Deakin University and until his retirement in 2010 was IBM Chair at ECU.
- Founding Director of secau Security Research Centre
- Co-founder of the Journal of Information Warfare and written extensively in this area.
- Bill has worked in the oil and finance industries as well as government in various roles.
Research Areas and Interests
- Information Warfare
- Cyber Security
- Counter Terrorism
- Environmental Security
- Information Operations
- Critical Infrastructure Protection
- Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University .
- Master of Science, The University of Western Australia, 1989 .
- Bachelor of Arts, Open Universities Australia, 1981 .
- Bachelor of Education, England, 1972 .
Recent Research Grants
- Better Planning for and Managing Asymmetric Threats to Australia's Security: Applying the Field Anomaly Relaxation(FAR) Systems Thinking Approach., Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage (Projects), 2004 - 2007, $199,783.
- A model for IT security outsourcing of critical services, Deakin University, Grant - ARC - Discovery, 2004 - 2006, $20,000.
- An evaluation of the vulnerabilities of RFID and their implications to the Australian Government sector, Defence Signals Directorate, Grant, 2005 - 2006, $25,000.
- Research into the use of deception as a potentially legitimate policy in Commonwealth agencies, Defence Signals Directorate, Grant, 2004 - 2005, $39,000.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
- Hutchinson, B., (2011), Afghanistan - Information Operations, Influence and the Home Front. Afghanistan: The Old-New Geopolitical Blackhole, 36-44, West Perth.
- Pye, G., Warren, M., Hutchinson, B., (2011), Critical infrastructure Protection: An Ethical Choice. ICT Ethics and Security in the 21st Century: New Developments and Applications, 214-230, Hershey USA.
- Hutchinson, B., (2010), New technologies: dissonance, influence and radical behaviours. Journal of Information Warfare, 9(3), 14-25, Australia.
- Warren, M., Pye, G., Hutchinson, B., (2010), Australian critical infrastructure protection: A case of two tales. Proceedings of the 11th Australian Information Warfare and Security Conference, 30-36, Perth, Western Australia.
- Hutchinson, B., (2010), Influence Operations : Action and Attitude. Proceedings of 11th Australian Information Warfare Conference, 13-17, Australia.
- Hutchinson, B., Warren, M., (2010), Influence operations and behavioural change. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Information Warfare and Security, 116-119, United Kingdom.
- Hutchinson, B., (2009), Cyber Influence. Proceedings of the 10th Australian Information Warfare and Security Conference, 1(30 Nov-2 Dec, 2009), 1-4, Perth.
- Hutchinson, B., Warren, M., (2009), Security as an element in environmental assessment and decision making. Proceedings of The 2009 Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (ANZSEE): Green Mileage in the Global Meltdown: An Ecological Economics Way Forward, 1(27-30 October, 2009), 11, Darwin.
- Hutchinson, B., (2008), Propaganda Dilemmas for Environmental Security. Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Information Warfare and Security, pp103-110, Plymouth UK.
- Hutchinson, B., (2008), Media, Government and Manipulation: The Cases of the Two Gulf Wars. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Information Warfare and Security Conference, 35-40, Edith Cowan University Perth, Western Australia.
- Hutchinson, B., (2008), The Ethics of Information Operations. Conference Proceedings of AiCE 2008 Fifth Australian Institute of Computer Ethics Conference, pp63-67, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia.
Research Student Supervision
- Doctor of Philosophy, Compatibility Of A Western Systemic Approach For Handling Complex, Pluralist And Coercive Problems In Developing Countries..
- Master of Science (Computer Science), A Knowledge-based Approach To Intrusion Detection Systems..
- Doctor of Philosophy, Evaluating The Influence Of It Capability In The Context Of Smes..
- Doctor of Philosophy, Transformation Theory In E-commerce Adoption..
- Doctor of Philosophy, Terroists Conducting Information Warfare: Enhancing National Security In Western Nations..
- Doctor of Philosophy, An Intelligence Model For Terrorist Incident Prevention For Australian Police: A Systemic Investigation.
- Doctor of Philosophy, The Information Strategy Requirements Of The Unit States Government From 2004 Onwards..
- Doctor of Philosophy, Vulnerabilities In Class One Electronic Product Code Radio Frequency Identification Systems.