Adrian Winckles

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Department:Computing and Technology

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Computing and technology

An expert in network security and computing, Adrian teaches on our computer science courses and also works with our regional partner colleges.

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adrian.winckles@anglia.ac.uk

Background

Adrian is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Information Technology Professional of the British Computer Society. He specialises in network and internet security, and organised the European chapter meeting of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) on our Cambridge campus in 2014.

Research interests

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  • Malware detection and digital forensics
  • Computer networking
  • Network and system security
  • Network and system management
  • Virtualisation/cloud computing
  • Remote laboratory representation

Adrian is a member of our Cyber Security Research Area which forms part of our Informatics, Computing and Electronics Research Group.

Areas of research supervision

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  • Information and application security
  • Network security and network/system management
  • Computer networks especially software defined networks
  • Cybercrime, digital forensics and malware
  • Virtualisation and cloud technologies
  • Remote laboratories

Find out more about our Computer Science PhD.

Qualifications

  • MSc Network Management, Anglia Ruskin University
  • PGCE Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Anglia Ruskin University
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic Systems Engineering (2.2), 1991, University of Essex

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member, the British Computer Society (MBCS), 2005
  • Associate Member, the Institution of Electrical Engineers, Computer Society (AMIEE), 2002
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) UK Engineering Council, 2006
  • Chartered IT Professional (CITP), British Computer Society, 2006
  • Fellow, the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), 2007
  • Certified Security Malware Investigator, 7Safe/PA Consulting, 2013
  • Certified Security Testing Associate (CSTA), 7Safe, 2010
  • Certified Security Testing Professional (CSTP), 7Safe, 2010
  • Certified Security Incident Specialist (CSIS), 7Safe, 2009
  • Certified Forensic Investigation Practitioner (CFIP), 7Safe, 2009
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) & CCNA Security 2007, 2010 & 2012
  • Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI), 2007
  • Cisco Instructor Trainer Qualification (ITQ), 2013
  • Nortel Networks Certified Support Specialist, (NNCSS), 2002
  • Nortel Networks Certified Design Specialist, (NNCDS), 2002
  • VMWare Certified Professional (2012)

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

Consultancy
  • Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) consultancy based around Moodle/Mahara deployments for Ecoways Ltd and Sunshine Children’s Charity, Watford
Patents
  • Winckles, A., Cable, J, Rosenberg, C. Border Gateway Protocol Manager and Method of Managing the Selection of Communication Links. Patent #6,829,221, 7 December 2004 (filed 27 December 1999). Assignee: Nortel Networks Limited.
  • Halberstadt, S., Rosenberg, C., Cable, J. and Winckles, A. Satellite traffic routing. United States Patent #6,763,005, 13 July 2004 (filed 1 October 1999). Assignee: Nortel Networks.

Recent presentations and conferences

Winckles, A., Graham, M. and Moore, A., 2014. Techniques for the Detection and Monitoring of Malware Behaviour within Virtual & Cloud Environments. CFET 2014: 7th International Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training, Canterbury Christ Church University, 10-11 July 2014.

Winckles, A. and Moore, A., 2014. The All Round Cyber Crime  and Security Professional – Circular Training for the Professional and Technical – Experiences from the Witness Box. CFET 2014: 7th International  Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training, Canterbury Christ Church University, 10-11 July 2014.

Winckles, A. and Graham, M., 2014. An Analysis of Pre-Infection Detection Techniques for Botnets and Other Malware. CFET 2014: 7th International Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training, Canterbury Christ Church University, 10-11 July 2014.

Dinata, R., Winckles, A., Moore, A. and Wilson, G., 2014. Use of Netflow/IPFix Botnet Detection Tools to Determine Placement of Autonomous VMs. CFET 2014: 7th International Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training, Canterbury Christ Church University, 10-11 July 2014.

Dinata, R. and Winckles, A., 2014. Use of Netflow/IPFix Botnet Detection Tools to Determine Placement of Autonomous VMs. OWASP AppSEc 2014, June 2014.

Winckles, A. and Graham, M. 2013. Benchmarking Performance Analysis of SRTP against IPsec for Securing VoIP in the LAN. CyberForensics 2013, University of Cardiff,  10-11 June 2013.

Winckles, A. and Pederson, A., 2013. Analyzing Botnet Component Structures to Trace a P2P Botnet Botmaster. CyberForensics 2013, University of Cardiff, 10-11 June 2013.

Winckles, A. and Moore, A., 2013. Discovering Ghost Partitions. CyberForensics 2013, University of Cardiff, 10-11 June 2013.

Winckles, A., 2012. Developing the Delivery of Complex Virtual Computing Lab Resources for Distance Learning Opportunities for Anglia’s Regional and International Partners. Engage: 13th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference (LTA Networks v16), Anglia Ruskin University.

Winckles, A. and Jeries, I. 2012. Achieving Sustainable Delivery of Web Application Security Virtua Laboratory Resources for Distance Learning. AppSec EU Research OWASP Conference, University of Athens, Greece, 12-13 July 2012.

Winckles, A. and  Jeries, I., 2012. Achieving Sustainable Delivery of Reusable Complex Virtual Computing Laboratory Resources for Distance Learning. ALT-C 2012 Conference – a Confrontation with Reality, University of Manchester, 11-13 September 2012.

Winckles, A., Spasova, K. and Rowsell, T., 2010. Remote Laboratories and Reusable Learning Objects in a Distance Learning Context. lluminate: 11th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference (Inspire Networks V14), Anglia Ruskin University.

Posters

Developing the Sustainable Delivery of Complex Virtual Computing Lab Resources for Distance Learning Opportunities, Adrian Winckles. 2nd Annual Research Conference, Faculty of Science and Technology, Anglia Ruskin University (2012). Awarded 3rd prize.

Enhancing the Cloud and Virtual Laboratories, Adrian Winckles, 1st Annual Research Conference, Faculty of Science and Technology, Anglia Ruskin University (2011).

Security IT Innovations, Tim Rowsell and Adrian Winckles. London Technology Network (LTN) Special Interest Group Meeting (2010).