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20052019

Research output per year

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Research Output

2019

Cyber Attacks on ROK & US

Hills, M., 2019, Hybrid Threats : A Strategic Communications Perspective. Latvia: NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence , p. 104-105 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Hybrid Threats A Strategic Communications Perspective: 2007 Cyber Attacks on Estonia

Hills, M., 2019, Hybrid Threats: A Strategic Communications Perspective. Heap, B. (ed.). NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence , Vol. 2. p. 52-53 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access

Parasites, Energy and Complex Systems: Generating Novel Intervention Options to Counter Recruitment to Suicide Terrorism

Hills, M. & Mehta, A., 17 Oct 2019, Hostile Intent and Counter-Terrorism: Human Factors Theory and Application. Lawson, G. & Stedmon, A. (eds.). 1 ed. CRC Press, p. 225-232 8 p. (Hostile Intent and Counter-Terrorism).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Social Exclusion, Transport & Austerity Measures: When Policy Meets Reality

Bridgman, J., Fassam, L. & Hills, M., 28 May 2019, (Accepted/In press). 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

2018

Asymmetric thinking: anthropology and its potential for career development

Hills, M., 23 Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Enhancing evidence-based research within law-enforcement intelligence practice

Hills, M., 2 Mar 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Improving incident detection through capturing new behaviour analytics

Hills, M., 20 Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

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Organisational resilience at UoN: growing immunity to a full spectrum of threats

Hills, M. & Allen, N., 22 Mar 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

2017

A human factors contribution to countering insider threats: Practical prospects from a novel approach to warning and avoiding

Hills, M. & Anjali, A., 16 Feb 2017, In : Security Journal. 30, 1, p. 142-152 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
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Always on Guard: How a Corporate Immune System Can Engage Full-Spectrum Risks – A Conceptual Framework to Re-Engineer Organizational Capability and Culture

Hills, P. D., 1 Dec 2017, Always-On Enterprise Information Systems for Modern Organizations. London: IGI Global, p. 41-59 257 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Building Cultural Immunity to Fake News and Other Information

Hills, M., 1 Nov 2017, London: Houses of Parliament. 3 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

Open Access
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Lessons from the NHS ransomware calamity

Hills, M., 26 May 2017, EDQuarter, 26/05/2017.

Research output: Contribution to Specialist PublicationMagazine

Open Access
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Nowt wrong with £3.47 chicken

Hills, M., 26 Sep 2017, Country Squire Magazine, 26/09/2017.

Research output: Contribution to Specialist PublicationMagazine

Open Access
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On Her Majesty’s service (and beyond): Anthropology’s contribution to an unconventional career

Hills, M. & MacClancy, J. (ed.), 1 Feb 2017, Anthropology and Public Service: The UK Experience. Oxford: Berghahn, p. 61-78 202 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

The cancer of terrorism

Hills, M., 18 Aug 2017, Country Squire Magazine, 18/08/17, p. 1-2.

Research output: Contribution to Specialist PublicationMagazine

Open Access

Towards corporate cyber immunity

Hills, M., 8 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

2016

Being resilient: Business continuity principles for veterinary practice

Hills, M., 1 Dec 2016, In : In Practice. 38, 10

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
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Socio-technical gambits that destroy cyber security & organisational resilience

Hills, M. & Hills, M. (ed.), 1 Dec 2016, Why Cyber Security is a Socio-Technical Challenge: New Concepts and Practical Measures to Enhance Detection, Prevention and Response. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 150 p. (Computer Science, technology and applications).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
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Socio-technical gambits that destroy cyber security and organisational resilience

Hills, M., 1 Jan 2016, Why Cyber Security is a Socio-Technical Challenge: New Concepts and Practical Measures to Enhance Detection. Hills, M. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 81-103 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
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Swimming to the strategic vision: lessons from triumphing over adversity to managing cyber crises

Batchelor, G. & Hills, M. (ed.), 1 Dec 2016, Why Cyber Security is a Socio-Technical Challenge: New Concepts and Practical Measures to Enhance Detection, Prevention and Response. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 150 p. (Computer Science, technology and applications).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
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Towards cyber-resilient & sustainable SMES: the case study of added value from a large IT reseller

Hills, M., Atkinson, L. & Hills, M. (ed.), 1 Dec 2016, Why Cyber Security is a Socio-Technical Challenge: New Concepts and Practical Measures to Enhance Detection, Prevention and Response. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 150 p. (Computer Science, technology and applications).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
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Towards cyber-resilient and sustainable SMEs: The case study of added value from a large IT Re-seller

Hills, M. & Atkinson, L., 1 Nov 2016, Why Cyber Security is a Socio-Technical Challenge: New Concepts and Practical Measures to Enhance Detection. Nova Science Publishers

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
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2015

Assuring organisational resilience with lean Scenario-Driven Exercises

Hills, M., 13 Jul 2015, In : International Journal of Emergency Services. 4, 1, p. 37-49 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Beyond simple human threats to cybersecurity: The need for strong proactive measures and resilient responses to cyber risk

Hills, M., 1 May 2015, Cyber Security Review, Spring, 2015, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to Specialist PublicationMagazine

Open Access
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Culturing defensive immunity: hardening psychological targets against cyber attack

Hills, M., Batchelor, G. & Abouzakhar, N. (ed.), 2 Jul 2015, Proceedings of The 14th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ECCWS-2015, The University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK, 2-3 July 2015. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, p. 95-103 467 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
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2014

Leveraging professional expertise & leveraging choice for career or personal development

Hills, M., 1 Nov 2014, Changemaker in the Curriculum: The University of Northampton: Case Studies 2013-2014. Alden Rivers, B. & Smith, J. (eds.). Northampton: University of Northampton, p. 21-24 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
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Towards a higher plane of air transportation security: from hubris to knowledge

Hills, M. & McFarlane, P., 1 Jun 2014, In : Journal of Transportation Security. 7, 2

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
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2013
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2012

Developing and maintaining personal resilience

Hills, M., 8 Mar 2012.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Social media & violent effects

Hills, M., 9 Jul 2012.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

2010

The formal and informal management of diversity in the Republic of Mauritius

Hills, M., 25 Aug 2010, In : Social Identities. 8, 2, p. 287-300 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

2005

Anthropology at the Centre: Reflections on research, policy guidance and decision support

Hills, M., 1 Dec 2005, Applications of Anthropology: Professional Anthropology in the Twenty-first Century. Pink, S. (ed.). Berghahn Books, p. 130-144 14 p. (Studies in Public and Applied Anthropology).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter