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Associate Professor in Computing, Charles Sturt University

Tanveer Zia is Associate Professor in Computing, specialising in Cyber Security at Charles Sturt University. His research emphasis is in security of low-powered devices such as wireless sensor and body area networks. His research interests also include: biometric security, cloud computing security, information assurance, and protection against identity theft, trust management, and forensic computing. He has earned his PhD from the University of Sydney, Master of Interactive Multimedia (MIMM) from University of Technology Sydney, MBA from Preston University USA, and Bachelors of Science in Computer Sciences from Southwestern University, Philippines.

Tanveer is a Senior Member Australian Computer Society and Certified Professional (MACS Snr CP), Senior Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Senior Member International Association of Computer Sciences and Information Technology (IACSIT), Member IEEE Computer Society, and Member Australian Information Security Association (AISA), member and CSU Academic Advocate for ISACA.

Tanveer is a regular commentator on cyber security issues and has appeared often on radio, television, newspaper and online media, including, Prime7 TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio Riverina, ABC SouthEast NSW, 2BS Radio, National Radio News, The Australian,,,,, ZDNet.


  • 2008–present
    Associate Head, School of Computing and Mathematics, Charles Sturt University


  • 2008 
    The University of Sydney, PhD