Harold Thimbleby — “Cybersecurity” only

1.Cybersecurity — Publications: refereed
1.1.Journal papers: refereed
1.2.Contributions to edited volumes: refereed
1.3.Conference papers: refereed
2.Cybersecurity — Invited publications: not refereed
2.1.Forewords and keynotes
2.2.Articles in other journals
3.Cybersecurity — Other publications
3.1.High profile electronic publications
3.2.Patents
3.3.Public expert witnessing reports
3.4.Correspondence and other communications
4.Cybersecurity — Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops
4.1.Gresham College lectures and videos
4.2.Unpublished keynotes
4.3.Invited lectures, webinars and seminars
4.4.Debates
4.5.Research workshops (refereed, published & unpublished)

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1. Cybersecurity — Publications: refereed

1.1. Journal papers: refereed

S. O. Anderson, P. A. Cairns and H. Thimbleby, “Reply to 'Comment on “A Framework for Modelling Trojans and Computer Virus Infection”, by E. M\"akinen”, Computer Journal, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 324–325 (2001). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/44.4.324

S. O. Anderson, P. Cairns and H. Thimbleby, “A Framework for Modelling Trojans and Computer Virus Infection”, Computer Journal, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 444–458 (1999). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/41.7.444

H. Thimbleby, “Personal Boundaries and Global Stage”, First Monday, vol. 3, no. 3 (1998). URL DOI: 10.5210%2Ffm.v3i2.582

D. J. Pullinger, H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “Concepts of Cooperation in Artificial Life”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1166–1171 (1995). PDF DOI: 10.1109/21.391298

P. Ladkin and H. Thimbleby, “Comments on A Paper by Voas, Payne & Cohen: “A Model for Detecting the Existence of Software Corruption in Real Time””, Computers & Security, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 527–531 (1994). PDF DOI: 10.1016/0167-4048(91)90140-9

H. Thimbleby, “An Organisational Solution to Piracy and Viruses”, Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 207–215 (1994).

G. F. Coulouris, S. Greenberg, H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “A New Approach to Sharing Data in Social Networks”, International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 337–348 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “Can Viruses Ever Be Useful?”, Computers and Security, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 111–114 (1991). DOI: 10.1016/0167-4048(91)90004-W

H. Thimbleby, “Artificial Life”, Computer Bulletin, Series IV, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 22–23 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Artificial Life: References”, Computer Bulletin, Series IV, vol. 2, no. 6, p. 5 (1990).

1.2. Contributions to edited volumes: refereed

H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “Virus, Computer”, The Encyclopedia of Computer Science, D. Hemmendinger, A. Ralston and E. D. Reilly (editors), pp. 1839–1841, Nature Publishing Group (2000).

G. F. Coulouris, S. Greenberg, H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “A New Approach to Sharing Data in Social Networks”, Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Groupware, S. Greenberg (editor), pp. 211–222, Academic Press (1991).

1.3. Conference papers: refereed

H. Thimbleby, “The Future of Viruses”, Proceedings of The NCC Information Technology Conference (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware: A Personal Distributed CSCW”, Proceedings CSCW: Computer Supported Co-operative Work, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1990/133, pp. 6/1–6/4 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Viruses and Their Impact on Future Computing Systems”, Proceedings Workshop on Viruses and Their Future Impact on Computing Systems, IEE Colloquium, no. IEE Digest 1990/132, pp. 1/1–1/4 (1990).

S. O. Anderson and H. Thimbleby, “Virus Theory”, Proceedings Workshop on Viruses and Their Future Impact on Computing Systems, no. IEE Digest 1990/132, pp. 4/1–4/5 (1990).

2. Cybersecurity — Invited publications: not refereed

2.1. Forewords and keynotes

H. Thimbleby, “Cybersecurity problems in a typical hospital (and probably all of them)”, Developing Safe Systems, Proceedings of the 25th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Keynote, T. Kelly and M. Parsons (editors), pp. 415–439, Centre for Software Reliability, Safety-Critical Systems Club, Bristol, UK (2017).

T. Bell, M. Fellows, N. Koblitz, H. Thimbleby and I. Witten, “Explaining Cryptosystems to the General Public”, First IFIP World Conference on Information Security Education (WISE), Proceedings IFIP TC11 WG11.8 Conference, Keynote, S. Fischer-H\"ubner and L. Yngstgr\"om (editors), Report Series 99–008, pp. 221–233, Stockholm University/Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1999). PDF

2.2. Articles in other journals

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware: Putting Viruses to Work”, British Computer Society HCI Newsletter, no. 14, pp. 6–7 (1990).

H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “The Worm that Turned”, Personal Computer World, pp. 202–206 (July 1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Turning Viruses to Good Use”, New Scientist, vol. 126, no. 1722, pp. 72–73 (1990).

3. Cybersecurity — Other publications

3.1. High profile electronic publications

K. Fu, J. Leinonen, B. Ransford and H. Thimbleby, “Six Factors Essential for Mitigating Cyber Risks in Healthcare”, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (2017). URL

K. Fu and H. Thimbleby, “Ransomware: How we can climb out of this mess”, Heathcare IT News (2017). URL

R. Koppel and H. Thimbleby, “Lessons From the 100 Nation Ransomware Attack”, The Heathcare Blog (2017). URL

3.2. Patents

=D. J. Pullinger, =H. Thimbleby and =I. H. Witten, “Data Management and Security in Distributed Computing Systems”, UK Patent No. 9124679.3 (1991).

3.3. Public expert witnessing reports

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Peter Antony Trier”, Swansea Crown Court (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Phillipa Brown”, Crown Court at Inner London (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Clare Cahill and Jade Pugh”, Cardiff Crown Court (2016).

3.4. Correspondence and other communications

H. Thimbleby, “Cyberattacks and the National Health Service”, Letter, The Times, no. 72223, p. 28 (15 May, 2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Memorandum by Professor Harold Thimbleby, Middlesex University, London”, E-commerce: Policy Development and co-ordination in the EU, Select Committee on the European Union, House of Lords, p. 526, The Stationery Office, London (2000).

4. Cybersecurity — Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops

4.1. Gresham College lectures and videos

H. Thimbleby and M. Thomas, “Computer Bugs in Hospitals: A New Killer”, Gresham College (6 February 2018). URL Video

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Viruses”, Gresham College (21 March, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Modern Cryptography”, Gresham College (28 February, 2002). Video PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Conventional Cryptography”, Gresham College (21 February, 2002). Video PDF

4.2. Unpublished keynotes

H. Thimbleby, “Cyber Health Thinking”, Cyber safety and resilience of connected health devices, Keynote, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2017).

4.3. Invited lectures, webinars and seminars

H. Thimbleby, “Modern lessons from the German Enigma”, University of Michigan, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Incentivising the quality of software, hardware and systems”, Cyber safety and resilience: Strengthening the digital systems that support critical infrastructure and the internet of things, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Viruses are Here to Stay”, Evening Lecture, Stirling University, Scotland (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Viruses & Cooperation”, Canon Research Europe (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware”, York University (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Bugs, Viruses and Liveware”, Glasgow University (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware Distribution”, Heriot-Watt HCI Centre Open Day, Scotland (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Liveware”, Queen Mary College (1988).

4.4. Debates

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes 'smart' Tagging is Acceptable and Essential for Our Future”, Ubiconf 2004, London (2004).

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes Internet Ethics Isn't and We Should All be Anarchists”, Real Time Club, London (2003).

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes that 'Control of the Internet by Governments is Imperative for the Well-being of Society”, Real Time Club, London (2000).

H. Thimbleby, “This House Believes Society is Not Ready for The Freedom of Cyberspace”, Cambridge University Union Debating Society, Cambridge University (1995).

4.5. Research workshops (refereed, published & unpublished)

H. Thimbleby, “Cybersecurity in hospitals”, Scale Health, Digital Catapult, London (2018).


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