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., & Qaraqe, K. A. (2018). Technologies and Solutions for Location-Based Services in Smart Cities: Past, Present, and Future. IEEE Access, 6, 22240-22248. 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2826041
  • Asghar, M. R., & Luxton-Reilly, A. (2018). Teaching cyber security using competitive software obfuscation and reverse engineering activities. SIGCSE 2018 - Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. 10.1145/3159450.3159489
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andrew Luxton-Reilly
  • Cui, S., Asghar, M. R., & Russello, G. (2018). Multi-CDN: Towards Privacy in Content Delivery Networks. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, 1-1. 10.1109/TDSC.2018.2833110
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Giovanni Russello
  • Cui, S., Asghar, M. R., Galbraith, S. D., & Russello, G. (2018). ObliviousDB: Practical and efficient searchable encryption with controllable leakage. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 10.1007/978-3-319-75650-9_13
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Giovanni Russello
  • Hu, Q., Asghar, M. R., & Brownlee, N. (2017). Evaluating network intrusion detection systems for high-speed networks. 2017 27th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, ITNAC 2017. 10.1109/ATNAC.2017.8215374
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nevil Brownlee
  • 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., Dán G, Miorandi, D., & Chlamtac, I. (2017). Smart Meter Data Privacy: A Survey. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, 19, 2820-2835.
  • Hu, Q., Asghar, M. R., & Brownlee, N. (2017). Evaluating Network Intrusion Detection Systems for High-Speed Networks. Paper presented at 27th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), Melbourne, AUSTRALIA. 22 November - 24 November 2017. 2017 27TH INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORKS AND APPLICATIONS CONFERENCE (ITNAC). (pp. 6).
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nevil Brownlee

Contact details

Primary office location

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