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Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Cybersecurity, Deakin University

Dr Arash Shaghaghi is a Lecturer in Cyber Security at the Centre for Cyber Security Research & Innovation (CSRI), Deakin University. He also holds affiliation with UNSW Sydney as a Visiting Fellow. Before joining Deakin, he completed his PostDoc at UNSW Sydney and has held positions with the University of Melbourne and the University of Texas at Dallas (USA). Arash received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) and MSc in Information Security from University College London (UCL). He has a track record of collaboration with distinguished cyber security researchers in Australia and globally, which have led to publications at prestigious and highly competitive security and networking conferences. Arash has also secured a number of internal and external grants. He is a system security researcher with expertise in Access Control, Network Security, the Internet of Things, and Blockchain. Arash serves as an Associate Editor of Ad Hoc Networks Journal, a board member at the Australian Privacy Foundation (APF), and holds membership with the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) and IEEE.


  • 2019–present
    Visiting Fellow, UNSW Sydney
  • –present
    Lecturer, Cybersecurity, Deakin University


  • 2018 
    The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia, Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering
  • 2012 
    University College London (UCL), MSc Information Security