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Dr Rizwan Asghar

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)

  • Asghar, M. R., Hu, Q., & Zeadally, S. (2019). Cybersecurity in industrial control systems: Issues, technologies, and challenges. Computer Networks, 165.10.1016/j.comnet.2019.106946
  • Usman, M., Qaraqe, M., Asghar, M. R., & Ansari, I. S. (2019). Process Mining and User Privacy in D2D and IoT Networks. Informatik-Spektrum, 42 (5), 340-342. 10.1007/s00287-019-01212-y
  • Hu, Q., Asghar, M. R., & Brownlee, N. (2019). Checking certificate revocation efficiently using certificate revocation guard. JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SECURITY AND APPLICATIONS, 4810.1016/j.jisa.2019.06.012
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nevil Brownlee
  • Kuppa, A., Grzonkowski, S., Asghar, M. R., & Le-Khac, N. A. (2019). Black box attacks on deep anomaly detectors. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. 10.1145/3339252.3339266
  • Huang, J., Qi, Y. W., Asghar, M. R., Meads, A., & Tu, Y. C. (2019). MedBloc: A blockchain-based secure EHR system for sharing and accessing medical data. Proceedings - 2019 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications/13th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, TrustCom/BigDataSE 2019. 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2019.00085
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andrew Meads, Yu-Cheng Tu
  • Kuppa, A., Grzonkowski, S., Asghar, M. R., & Le-Khac, N. A. (2019). Finding rats in cats: Detecting stealthy attacks using group anomaly detection. Proceedings - 2019 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications/13th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, TrustCom/BigDataSE 2019, 442-449. 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2019.00066
  • Bernardini, C., Marchal, S., Asghar, M. R., & Crispo, B. (2019). PrivICN: Privacy-preserving content retrieval in information-centric networking. COMPUTER NETWORKS, 149, 13-28. 10.1016/j.comnet.2018.11.012
  • Kuppa, A., Grzonkowski, S., Asghar, M. R., & Le-Khac, N.-A. (2019). Finding Rats in Cats: Detecting Stealthy Attacks using Group Anomaly Detection.. TrustCom/BigDataSE.

Contact details

Primary office location

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