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Senior Lecturer, Curtin University

I am a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Curtin University, and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Murdoch University in Perth. Prior to this I worked in IT consultancy primarily in the resources sector. I hold MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Science and am a Senior Member of the Australian Computer Society and an ACS Certified Professional.

My work focuses technical domains, as well as the interaction of people and technology (human factors) in areas such as electronic learning, information security decision making, and risk evaluation.

I research and teach in the area of Cyber Security. My research interests include Human Factors in Information Security, Social Media, Security Risk Perception in both home and organisational domains.


  • 2016–present
    Senior Lecturer, Curtin University
  • 2011–2016
    Academic Chair of Information Security, Murdoch University
  • 2007–2011
    Academic / Research Assistant, Murdoch University
  • 2001–2007
    Systems Consultant, Various


  • 2013 
    Murdoch University, PhD
  • 2006 
    Murdoch University, MSc

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Information Security Association

Research Areas

  • Information Systems (0806)