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Dylan Bryers

Bradley Christensen

Stephen Crake

Sjoerd de Feijter

Caleb Donnelly

Jerry Ferguson

Ting Gao

Leah Gilbert

Henry Gouk

Jason Hiatt

Josh Hollinshead

Yichen Hu

Caine Jameson

George Jenkins

Zac Johnson

Rosjier Lammers

Mickey Law

Tim Leathart

Hayley Littlewood

Lucy Danyang Liu

Andrew Mackintosh

Daniel Manning

Greg Meier

Julian Melchert

Brandon Nicholson

Craig Osborne

Richard Sanger

Sam Shute

Renee Smith

Shaun Stricot-Tarboton

Jessica Turner

Jeremy Utting

Thomas Wallace

Jesse Watson

Duncan Willcock

Postgraduate Students
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Bradley Christensen (Mr)


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Research Interests
BCMS Honours Topic: "802.15.4 wireless security in an Internet of Things."

802.15.4 is an IEEE standard for the physical and MAC layers of highly resource-constrained, low speed wireless personal area networks. Protocols at higher layers allow communication with other devices: 6LoWPAN, an implementation of IPv6 over 802.15.4, allows communication with any other IPv6 devices also bridged into the network. The security considerations of technologies such as these are increasingly scrutinised. Existing security standards are not viable on resource-constrained networks, and as yet, no solutions for this scenario have been standardised. This project seeks to evaluate proposed solutions for achieving fully secure communication on an IP-based Internet of Things.

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