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Information Security and Incident Response

Introduction​

The Computer Security & Incident Response Research Group at NUST-MCS has been formed to raise Cyber Security Awareness in the country through trainings, workshops and certification programs and aims to provide a vigorous environment to boost research in multiple sub domains of Information Security .

Research Areas

  • Cyber Security and Incident Response 
  • Malware Analysis and reverse Engineering 
  • Digital Forensics and Cloud Security 
  • Network and Web Security 
  • Cryptography
  • Group Members

    S/No
    Name
    Experties
    1
    Dr. Imran Rashid
    Network Security, Web and Wireless Security, Ethical Hacking, Digital Communications, Digital Forensics. CEH, CHFI 
    ​2 ​Assistant Professor Dr. Haider Abbass ​Digital Forensics, Computer Security, Security Management, Incident Response, IT Law. CEH,CHFI, CISM​
    3​ ​Assistant Professor Waseem Iqbal ​Computer Security, Digital Forensics, Network Security, Cryptography, Web Security. CEH, CHFI 
    4
    Lecturer Waleed Bin Shahid
    Smartphone Security, Digital Forensics, Vulnerability Exploitation & Defense, Malware Analysis, Security Management and Incident Response. CSCU, CEH, CHFI
    5 Lecturer Narmeen Shafqat
    Wireless Security, Wireless Sensor Networks, Ad-hoc Networks, Digital Communications

    Research Facilities

    S/No
    Description
    1
    NUST CSIRT Lab, R & D Block, Military College of Signals
    2
    Information Security Research Lab, E-Wing Block, MCS

    Collaborations

    S/No
         Description
    1
    NESCOM: Collaboration done for establishment and day to day function of NUST-CSIRT
    2
    Cyber Security Malaysia: Collaboration in order to expand and enhance the services of NUST-CSIRT.
    3
    EC Council: Collaboration with EC Council for offering CSCU, CEH and CHFI trainings and certifications.


    Achievements

    S/No
       Description
    1
    NCIA 2013: National Conference on Information Assurance was held in Dec, 2013. Proceedings published in IEEE Xplore.
    2
    CIACS 2014: Conference on Information Assurance and Cyber Security was held in July 2014. Proceedings published in IEEE Xplore.
    3
    Trainings and Certifications: The group has been arranging trainings on computer forensics, ethical hacking and cyber security. Certification programmes were also successfully run.
    ​4 CIACS - 2015​

     

    Contact (Focal Person)

    Lecture. Waleed Bin Shahid.

    OIC NUST CSIRT

    + 92 51 9240952

    waleed.shahid@mcs.edu.pk oic.csirt@nust.edu.pk

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