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Dr Arash Shaghaghi

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Dr Arash Shaghaghi is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Centre for Cyber Security Research & Innovation (CSRI) of Deakin University. He also holds affiliation with UNSW Sydney as a Visiting Fellow. He currently leads the Data After Death (DaD) project housed in the Protective Security and Information Warfare Lab of CSRI, Deakin University. Arash received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering at UNSW Sydney, Australia, and MSc in...view more

Dr Arash Shaghaghi is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Centre for Cyber Security Research & Innovation (CSRI) of Deakin University. He also holds affiliation with UNSW Sydney as a Visiting Fellow. He currently leads the Data After Death (DaD) project housed in the Protective Security and Information Warfare Lab of CSRI, Deakin University. Arash received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering at UNSW Sydney, Australia, and MSc in Information Security at University College London (UCL), UK. Previously, he has also held positions with the University of Melbourne, and the University of Texas at Dallas. His research interests include Access Control, Network Security, Internet of Things, and Blockchain. He is also passionate about developing usable and verifiable Privacy Enhancing Technology (PET) solutions. He is a board member at the Australian Privacy Foundation (APF), a member of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), Australian Information Security Association (AISA), and IEEE. Arash has received awards, scholarships, and grants for his teaching and research activates. Most recently, he was a CI of "Zero Trust Architectures for Australia's Critical Infrastructure Security" project funded by the Australian Government. Arash's research work has been reported in industry journals such as AISA's Cyber Today, media outlets such as The Conversation, and he has appeared in live interviews of mainstream media including Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) radio channels to discuss his research activities.

Please visit my homepage for more information on my research and teaching activities.


My Grants

  • Australian Government, "Zero Trust Architectures for Australia's Critical Infrastructure Security", $60,741 [CI, PI: Prof. Robin Doss]
  • CSCRC: Summer Scholarship Supervision, $10700 [PI]
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology, "Bitcoin Meta-data and Malware C&C Servers", $9,326. [PI]

My Qualifications

  • PhD - UNSW Sydney
  • MSc - University College London (UCL)

 


My Awards

2018 - now:

  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology Award - Excellence in Teaching & Unit Development, 2020.
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology Award - Successfully Embedding Industry Certifications within Cyber Security Units, 2020.
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology Award - Excellence in International Student Engagement, 2020.
  • Deakin University, School of Information Technology - Teaching & Learning Award: Outstanding Industry Capstone Supervisor, 2019.
  • UNSW ARC Research Student Award, 2018

My Research Activities

Broadly, Computer Security and Privacy. More specifically, Access Control, Network Security, Internet of Things, and Blockchain. I'm also passionate about developing usable and verifiable Privacy Enhancing Technology (PET) solutions. I'm looking to recruit domestic and international Ph.D. students in-line with my area of research interest with competitive scholarships of up to AUD 50K. If interested, contact me with your CV and transcripts.


My Research Supervision


Currently supervising

At UNSW Sydney (Ph.D.):

  • Co-Supervisor for Uzma Maroof (Main supervisor: Prof. Sanjay Jha)
  • Co-Supervisor for Carlos Rivera (Main supervisor: Prof. Salil Kanhere)

 

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