Dr Rizwan Asghar

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Senior Lecturer

Biography

Muhammad Rizwan Asghar is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Auckland in New Zealand. Previously, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at international research institutes including CISPA at Saarland University in Germany and CREATE-NET in Trento Italy, where he also served as a Researcher.

He received his Ph.D. degree in ICT (Security and Privacy) from the University of Trento, Italy in 2013. As a part of his Ph.D. programme, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI), California, USA. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Information Security Technology from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands in 2009.

Research | Current

Access Control, Applied Cryptography, Security, Privacy, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems.

Teaching | Current

COMPSCI 702 - Security for Smart-Devices [Course Coordinator]

COMPSCI 726 - Network Defence and Countermeasures [Course Coordinator]

Areas of expertise

Access Control, Applied Cryptography, Security, Privacy, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Usman, M., Asghar, M. R., Ansari, I. S., & Granelli, F. (2017). Towards bootstrapping trust in D2D using PGP and reputation mechanism. IEEE International Conference on Communications. 10.1109/ICC.2017.7996992
  • Asghar, M. R., Dan, G., Miorandi, D., & Chlamtac, I. (2017). Smart Meter Data Privacy: A Survey. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 1-1. 10.1109/COMST.2017.2720195
  • Zeidler, C., & Asghar, M. R. (2017). Towards a framework for privacy-preserving data sharing in portable clouds. Communications in Computer and Information Science. 10.1007/978-3-319-62594-2_14
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Clemens Zeidler
  • Cui, S., Asghar, M. R., Galbraith, S. D., & Russello, G. (2017). Secure and practical searchable encryption: A position paper. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 10.1007/978-3-319-60055-0_14
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steven Galbraith, Giovanni Russello
  • Mohanty, M., Asghar, M. R., & Russello, G. (2016). <inline-formula> <tex-math notation="LaTeX">$2DCrypt$ </tex-math> </inline-formula>: Image Scaling and Cropping in Encrypted Domains. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 11 (11), 2542-2555. 10.1109/TIFS.2016.2585085
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Giovanni Russello
  • Turkmen, F., Asghar, M. R., & Demchenko, Y. (2016). IGenoPri: Privacy-preserving genomic data processing with integrity and correctness proofs. 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust, PST 2016. 10.1109/PST.2016.7906964
  • Zeidler, C., & Asghar, M. R. (2016). CloudEFS: Efficient and secure file system for cloud storage. 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust, PST 2016. 10.1109/PST.2016.7906969
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Clemens Zeidler
  • Gheorghe, G., Asghar, M. R., Lancrenon, J., & Ghatpande, S. (2016). SPARER: Secure Cloud-Proof Storage for e-Health Scenarios. Paper presented at 11th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES), Salzburg, AUSTRIA. 31 August - 2 September 2016. PROCEEDINGS OF 2016 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY AND SECURITY, (ARES 2016). (pp. 10). 10.1109/ARES.2016.14

Contact details

Primary location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand