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Mr. Asad Raza


Mr. Asad Raza
Professional Technical Lecturer
MSc. Information Security

Lecturer Information Security
BSc Software Engineering , University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan , 2005
MSc Information and Communication Systems Security, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2009.


Short Bio
Asad Raza is associated with the field of information security for the past 10 years. He has a Master’s degree in information Security from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and holds professionals certifications like (CISSP, OWSP, CEH, ISO27001 Lead Auditor). Asad is actively involved in research and he has to his credit, several research papers which are published in reputed Journals and Conferences. Asad has been invited as a speaker to deliver workshops and live demonstrations at numerous international conferences and symposiums. Asad not only has deep understanding of security protocols but possesses practical knowledge in various domains of information security.


Abu Dhabi – Mohammad Bin Zayed, Second Floor, Staff Room.




Teaching Areas/Interests

  • Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
  • Wireless Security
  • Network Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Incident Handling and Response


Research Interests

  •  IoT Security
  •  Security issues in Wireless Networks
  •  Network Forensics


Professional Activities, Memberships, and Industrial Certifications

  •  Academic Associate for ISACA
  •  Member of PISA-CERT
  •  CISSP
  •  OSWP
  •  ISO27001 Lead Auditor
  •  CEH
  •  CompTIA Security+
  •  CCNA


Courses Taught for Fall 2017-2018

  • Wireless Network Security
  • Network Security
  • Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensics
  • Incident Handling and Response


Recent Publications

A Raza, JN Al-Karaki, H Abbas, Analyzing Packet forwarding Scheme for Selfish Behavior in MANETs, Springer Book Chapter: Information Technology: New Generations Volume 448 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing pp 227-236, ITNG Las Vegas, USA, April 2016.


I Ahmad Abbas, A Raza, K Kwang, R Choo, Electronic Crime Investigations in a Virtualized Environment: A Forensic Process and Prototype for Evidence Collection and Analysis, Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/00450618.2016.1229814, (August 2016).


A Waqar, A Raza, A Haider , A Framework for Preservation of Cloud Users' Data Privacy using Dynamic Reconstruction of Metadata, Journal of Computer and Network Applications, Volume 36, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 235-248.


S Aftab, A Khalid, A Raza, H Abbas, Secure SMS Based Automatic Device Pairing Approach for Mobile Phones, Intelligent Computing Theories and Technology, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer) Vol:7996 pp: 551-560 Scopus Indexed Journal , 2013​​​​.


 Amna Saeed, Asad Raza, Haider Abbas, “A Survey on Network Layer Attacks and AODV Defense in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, Software Security and Reliability-Companion (SERE-C), 2014 IEEE Eighth International Conference , San Francisco , USA , July 2014​​.​


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