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The Australian National University

Dr Mamoun Alazab

Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
T: +61 2 6125 0479

Research interests

  • Cyber Crime / Cyber Security
  • Information and Network Security
  • Digital Forensics and Reverse Engineering
  • Machine Learning and Data Mining
  • Mobile Computing, Cloud Computing
  • IOT Security


Dr Mamoun Alazab is a Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University (ANU). He is a Computer Security Researcher & practitioner with  industry,  academic, teaching and research experience. He completed his PhD degree in IT Cyber Security from the University of Ballarat (now Federation University of Australia). He is an active contributor to the academic as well as broader international community working on Information Security issues, for the last decade, has contributed to research and teaching especially in the area of  cyber security and cybercrime.

Dr. Alazab’s research is multidisciplinary and includes both technological and criminological perspectives of computer crime, with a focus on crime detection and prevention. He has more than 60 publications, and have organised and participated more than 70 conferences and workshops. He works as a Lecturer in Cyber Security at Macquarie University. Based on his nomination from the Australian Academy of Science, he was awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from one of Japan’s most prestigious research institution, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and has worked closely with government and industry on many projects, including IBM, UNODC, Trend Mirco, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, Westpac, and the Attorney General’s Department. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and an academic Cyber Security Ambassador to Oman. 

Available student projects

If you are interested in pursuing your PhD, Master, or Honours study in Cyber Crime / Cyber Security and are looking for a supervisor for your project. I welcome enquiries please send me an email with your CV and a brief proposal.


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Updated:  21 September 2017 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers