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Dr Ying He

Job: VC2020 Lecturer in Computer Science

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research group(s): Cyber Technology Institute (CTI) (Cyber Security Centre (CSC), Software Technology Research Laboratory (STRL))

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7614

E: ying.he@dmu.ac.uk

W: dmu.ac.uk/csc

 

Personal profile

Ying He is a Lecturer of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science and Informatics at De Montfort University, UK. Dr. Ying He received her B.Man and M.Eng from Maritime University, Dalian, China. She then obtained Ph.D in Computer Science from Glasgow University, UK, under the supervision of Prof. Chris Johnson.

Ying’s research focuses on security incident response framework management, security risk management, security decision-making, business analytics in security and human’s aspects of security. She also looks at how security management frameworks and security mechanism can be applied in industry such as healthcare organisations.

Research group affiliations

Cyber Security Centre & Software Technology Research Laboratory

Key research outputs

Y. He, C.W. Johnson. Improving the redistribution of the security lessons in healthcare: An industrial evaluation of the Generic Security Template. International Journal of Medical Informatics. Accepted. 2015. Impact Factor 2.61.

G. Tzokatziou, L. Maglaras, H, Janicke, Y. He. Exploiting SCADA vulnerabilities using a Human Interface Device. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications 07/2015; 6(7). Impact Factor 1.32.

Y. He, L. Maglaras, H. Janicke, and K. Jones. An Industrial Control Systems Incident Response Framework. IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2015). Florence, Italy, to appear, 2015. 

Y.He, H. Janicke.  Towards Agile Industrial Control Systems Incident Response. The 3rd International Symposium on ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2015. Ingolstadt, Germany, to appear, 2015.

Y. He, C.W. Johnson. Improving the Exchange of Lessons Learned in Security Incident Reports: Case Studies in the Privacy of Electronic Patient Records. Journal of Trust Management, 2015.

Y. He, C.W. Johnson, M. Evangelopoulou and Z.S. Lin. Diagraming Approach to Structure the Security Lessons: Evaluation using Cognitive Dimensions. The 7th International Conference on Trust & Trustworthy Computing, Crete, Greece, 2014.

Y. He, C.W. Johnson. Improving the Exchange of Lessons Learned in Security Incident Reports: Case Studies in the Privacy of Electronic Patient Records. The 8th IFIP WG 11.11 International Conference on Trust Management, Singapore, 2014.

Y. He, C.W. Johnson. Improving the Information Security Management: An Industrial Study in the Privacy of Electronic Patient Records. IEEE CBMS 2014 - The 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, New York, the US, 2014.

Y. He, C.W. Johnson, K. Renaud et al. An empirical study on the use of the Generic Security Template for structuring the lessons from information security incidents. The 6th International Conference of Computer Science and Information Technology, Amman, Jordan, 2014.

Y. Lu, Y. He. Towards the Computation of a Nash Equilibrium, In Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN 2014), LNCS, Springer. Hong Kong & Macao, November 2014.

Y. Lu, Y. He. A Dynamic Programming Approach to the Rank Aggregation Problem, In Proceedings of the 16th UK International Conference on Modelling and Simulation (UKSIM 2014), Cambridge, UK, March 2014.

Y. He, C.W. Johnson. Generic Security Cases for Information System Security in Healthcare Systems. 7th IET International Conference on System Safety, Incorporating the Cyber Security Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 2012.

Research interests/expertise

  • Security Incident Response
  • Security Risk Management
  • Information Governance
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Security Business Analytics
  • Usable Security
  • Threat intelligence

Courses taught

  • Database Design (BSc)
  • Devices and Networks (BSc)
  • Database Systems & Design (MSc)
  • MSc: Cyber Threat Intelligence (MSc)
  • MSc: Penetration Testing and Incident Response (MSc)

Honours and awards

  • 2013-2014: Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) Postgraduate Industry Internship.
  • Jun 2014: 8th IFIP WG 11.11 International Conference on Trust Management (IFIPTM 2014) Travel Award.
  • Sep 2013: 13th International School on Foundations of Security Analysis and Design (FOSAD 2013) Scholarship for young researchers.

Conference attendance

  • Invited Talk: Generic Security Templates for information system security arguments - Mapping security arguments within healthcare systems, School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, UK, 21 October 2014.
  • Conference Talk: Improving the Exchange of Lessons Learned in Security Incident Reports: Case Studies in the Privacy of Electronic Patient Records, Singapore (IFIPTM 2014), 9 July 2014.
  • Conference Talk: An empirical study on the use of the Generic Security Template for structuring the lessons from information security incidents, Amman, Jordan (CSIT 2014), 27 March 2014.
  • Conference Talk: Generic Security Cases for Information System Security in Healthcare Systems, Edinburgh, UK (System Safety Conference 2012), 16 October 2012.

Current research students

  • Adebamigbe (Alex) Fasanmade, Autonomous Agent Security in mobile and Wireless Network, 1st supervisor (to join in Sep. 2015).
  • Mark Glenn Evans, Effectiveness of cyber security assurance methodologies, 2nd supervisor (to join in Oct. 2015).
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