1999 - Present - Lecturer in Computing - University of Abertay Dundee
2000-03 - Shareholder and Programmer (Communications and database programmer) - ABS Advanced Biometric Systems, Greenock, Scotland.
1994-98 - Lecturer in Mechatronics - University of Abertay Dundee
1990-98 - Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering - Dundee Institute of Technology
1990-91 - Engineering Consultant - Dundee College of Technology / AgriPac UK
1987-90 - Medical Robotics Research Engineer - Scottish Home and Health Department
I’m a certified ethical hacker and a trained internal and external systems penetration tester.
Prior to joining Abertay’s teaching staff in 1990, I worked as a medical robotics engineer and as a programmer at ABS (Advanced Biometric Systems).
I’ve been involved in two highly successful knowledge transfer partnerships: one related to encryption within an ATM environment and the other to the security of network ATMs.
My research interests include penetration testing, web application testing and malware analysis.
I teach Undergraduate and Post Graduate Ethical Hacking modules including Web Application Testing, Penetration testing and Exploit Development.
Areas of interest include Penetration testing, Web Application testing, Malware analysis.
External Examiner for M Sc in Engineering Management at Leeds Metropolitan University.
I have been involved in two highly successful Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
2008 - Encryption in an ATM environment - NCR Dundee
2005 - Security of ATM’s over a network. - NCR Dundee
Talked at the following conferences: -
2012 - B Sides London, “H@acking Tayles of the 1st Degree”
2011 - BruCon, Belgium, “A script kiddies attempt at hiding trojans“
2011 - B Sides London, “A script kiddies attempt at hiding trojans”