PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons)
Dr. Rafiqul Islam is working as an Associate Professor at School of Computing and Mathematics, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Australia. Dr. Islam has a strong research background in Cybersecurity with a specific focus on malware analysis and classification, Authentication, security in the cloud, privacy in social media and Internet of Things (IoT). He is leading the Cybersecurity research team and has developed a strong background in leadership, sustainability, collaborative research in the area. He has a strong publication record and has published more than 160 peer-reviewed research papers. His contribution is recognized both nationally and internationally through achieving various rewards such as professional excellence reward, research excellence award, leadership award. Dr. Islam has recognized at the national forefront of his research field ‘cybersecurity’, which is now one of the national/International research priority (financial, political and social aspects). His is Co-Investigator on a successful Cybersecurity CRC (68 M) to which he is contributing to the projects related to Resilient Networks, Security and configuration management of IoT system, Platform & Architecture of cybersecurity as a service and malware detection and removal.
Dr Islam is the Leader of Cybersecurity Research Group at CSU. The group offers a comprehensive suite of expertise in research, education and policy advice. Our interventions enhance the security awareness and productivity of our clients’ organisations as well as the greater community. The key focus is to produce high-quality research output and make a significant contribution to Australia’s readiness and response to cybersecurity threats. The research team produces innovative, relevant and useful research that contributes to solving the security problems caused by advancements in cybercrime.
Dr. Nasim Adnan (Co supervisor)
Dr. Khondkar Fazle Rabbi (Co supervisor)
Dr. Erdal Ozkaya (Principal supervisor)
Dr. Roshan Dhakhal (Principal Supervisor)
Fidel Ikundi (Submitted and under review process)
Hussein Nabulsi (final year)
Mohammed Mozammel Haque (final year)
Peter Pediet (started 2018)
Rafiqul has delivered keynotes/talks in various International/national conferences/workshops/seminars. Some of the recent talks are given below.
Rafiqul has presented his research in more than 30 international conferences in various countries in the globe, such as Texas, Niagara Falls, Beijing, Singapore, Japan, Montréal, Auckland, Taiwan, Malaysia, Paris, Spain, Dubai, Guangzhou, Dhaka (keynote), Sydney (keynote), Melbourne, Gold Cost, Fiji, Canberra, Korea (keynote), and Vienna.
Rafiqul has quite a few media reports or interviews as a cybersecurity expert, some of the recent interview or report as follows: