Partnership

DFET project is led by Professor Bill Buchanan, of the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU); an expert in security, next generation user interfaces, Web-based infrastructures, e-Crime, intrusion detection systems, digital forensics, mobile computing, agent-based systems, and simulation. Bill will be supported by ENU research staff with expertise in distributed computing, networks and security. Additional academic input will be provided by Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI), led by Professor Borka Jerman Blazic. JSI DFET members have years of experience in research, development and teaching in the fields of information security, cybercrime, digital forensics and technology enhanced learning. Stockholm University (SU) completes the academic element of the DFET consortium. The team participating in DFET is led by Professor Oliver Popov, head of the Systems Analysis and Security Unit. SU DFET members are active in education and research in the areas of information and communication security, digital forensics, digital privacy, digital identity, e-governance and technology enhanced learning.

Law enforcement and related input is provided by Specialist Crime Division, Cybercrime Unit within Police Scotland, which has a division focussed on the strategic investigation of ICT facilitated crime within serious and organised crime in Scotland, and by the Police Union of Slovenia. Aconite Internet Solutions will provide expertise in ICT strategy, policy and implementation in the area of Internet services, security and safety and combating trans-national cybercrime.

Role of partners

Partnership