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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)

  • Hu, Q., Asghar, M. R., & Brownlee, N. (2019). Checking certificate revocation efficiently using certificate revocation guard. Journal of Information Security and Applications, 48.10.1016/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
  • Usman, M., Asghar, M. R., Ansari, I. S., Granelli, F., & Qaraqe, M. (2019). Trust-Based DoS Mitigation Technique for Medical Implants in Wireless Body Area Networks. IEEE International Conference on Communications. 10.1109/ICC.2019.8761504
  • 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
  • Mohanty, M., Zhang, M., Asghar, M. R., & Russello, G. (2019). e-PRNU: Encrypted Domain PRNU-Based Camera Attribution for Preserving Privacy. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing10.1109/TDSC.2019.2892448
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Manoranjan Mohanty, Giovanni Russello
  • Mohanty, M., Zhang, M., Asghar, M. R., & Russello, G. (2018). PANDORA: Preserving Privacy in PRNU-Based Source Camera Attribution. Proceedings - 17th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications and 12th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, Trustcom/BigDataSE 2018. 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2018.00166
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Giovanni Russello, Manoranjan Mohanty
  • Cui, S., Belguith, S., De Alwis, P., Asghar, M. R., & Russello, G. (2018). Malicious Entities are in Vain: Preserving Privacy in Publish and Subscribe Systems. Proceedings - 17th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications and 12th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, Trustcom/BigDataSE 2018. 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2018.00238
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Giovanni Russello
  • Zeidler, C., & Asghar, M. R. (2018). AuthStore: Password-Based Authentication and Encrypted Data Storage in Untrusted Environments. Proceedings - 17th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications and 12th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, Trustcom/BigDataSE 2018, 996-1001. 10.1109/TrustCom/BigDataSE.2018.00140

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
Level 5, Room 585
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand