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This week on Inspired Edinburgh we have Professor Bill Buchanan OBE. 

Professor Buchanan is a Scottish computer scientist who leads the Centre for Distributed Computing and Security at Edinburgh Napier University and The Cyber Academy. 

He is a Fellow of the BCS (British Computer Society) and the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) and has published 28 academic books and over 200 research papers. As well as regular television and radio appearances, he’s been involved in a wide range of innovation and enterprise activities, including three successful spin-out companies, and a raft of awards for teaching, research and innovation. 

Additionally, he was awarded an OBE in the 2017 Honours List for services to cyber security.

Bill talks about his background, how he got involved in computer science, cyber security, the cloud and so much more. 

01.00 Who is Professor Bill Buchanan OBE?
16.00 How has Professor Buchanan remained at the peak of his field?
25.00 How did cyber security become Professor Buchanan’s speciality?
35.00 What are the implications of cyber attacks?
59.00 What has driven Professor Buchanan to be so successful in his field?
1.21.20 What would Professor Buchanan like his legacy to be?

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