I am a researcher and lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University's School of Computing. I teach topics around security & governance of information systems, e-commerce, and issues around project & programme management.
My research interests include governance of information systems, risk management, identity and privacy, citizen engagement, and technology acceptance.
- A modest proposal… for the ECI
- Risks, controls & incident handling, and why they matter
- What can TOE say about information security?
- MSc Business Information Technology: There’s more to computing than coding!
- Democratic Participation in a Citizen’s Europe: What Next for the EU?
- Looking for a theory to explain the impact of security on technology adoption decisions
- #digiCC – our report on digital engagement workshops
- Background information on Community Councils in Scotland
- Is it all deliberate dereliction of duty?
- Community councils online? Up to a point, Lord Copper
Tag Archives: data protection
A couple of months ago, Mydex (via William Heath) published a brief UK list of government initiatives on the Ideal Government site, looking at applications of personal data systems (PDS). The motivation is the belief that: Only the addition of … Continue reading
I was asked by a colleague to put together some notes on privacy, government and young people – I thought’d I’d share the results, if only to prove that this blog is still alive! I’d point out that though I do have … Continue reading
Ooops. Looks like I’ve been letting my link gathering get away with me. I’ve now tidied things up a bit by pulling out the government/policy level links into this item: “The trouble with data” – SA Mathieson | The Ideal … Continue reading
A random incoming link on my WordPress dashboard from Nourishing Obscurity reminded me about something I’d written over a year ago here in response to a piece of techno-optimism by Simon Dickson in his old blog and some Web2.0 caution … Continue reading