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.
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”