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Professor William Hutchinson

Background

  • 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

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University.
  • , The University of Western Australia, 1989.
  • , Open Universities Australia, 1981.
  • A study into the demise of the North Sea Herring Industry, England, 1972.

Research

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.
  • An evaluation of the vulnerabilities of RFID and their implications to the Australian Government sector,  Department of Defence,  Defence Signals Directorate - Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $25,000.
  • A model for IT security outsourcing of critical services,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Discovery Projects,  2004 - 2006,  $20,000.
  • Research into the use of deception as a potentially legitimate policy in Commonwealth agencies,  Department of Defence,  Defence Signals Directorate - Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $39,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Hutchinson, B., (2015), Deception in the cyber-world. Cyber Security: Analytics, Technology and Automation, 78(16), 97-107, Netherlands, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18302-2_7.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • 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
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