Carlton completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Newcastle University, graduating with first-class honours in 2013. During and shortly after this time, he was involved in assisting with research at Newcastle prior to joining the ISG’s Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security in 2014. He is in his second year of the CDT (first year of research) and currently supervised by Professor Konstantinos Markantonakis. His primary research interests centre around continuous authentication systems, ambient sensing and trusted computing, particularly the secure execution and storage of biometric and related authentication data. He is also interested in embedded and operating system security more generally, and their application to pervasive computing and the Internet of Things.
Room: Art-Yourkon (chalet)
Carlton describes his research:
My research explores the intersection of trusted computing and sensor systems for security applications. Specifically, I am investigating methods for establishing trust in the data used and produced by such systems, as well as ensuring confidentiality and integrity of this data using various adversarial models and applications. Between May-September 2016, I also completed an internship at VASCO Data Security, where I focused upon forecasting the risks of the Internet of Things on financial services through scenario planning and ISO 27005.