Rafiqul Islam

B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc. (Research), Ph.D.(Network Security), PGDip (L&T)

  • 1092 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
1984 …2019
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Personal profile

Personal profile

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.

Education/Academic qualification

Network Security, PhD, Deakin University

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Research Output 1984 2019

(Proceedings of the) International conference on applications and techniques in cyber security and intelligence ATCI 2018: Applications and techniques in cyber security and Intelligence

Abawajy, J. H. (ed.), Choo, K-K. R. (ed.), Islam, MD. R. (ed.), Xu, Z. (ed.) & Mohammed, A. (ed.), 2019, Switzerland: Springer. 451 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems And Computing)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

Smart city

Automated Face Detection, Recognition and Gender Estimation Applied to Person Identification

Md, H., Islam, R., Haque, M. A., Hossain, M. S., Ul-Haq, A. & Sawan, J. J., 2019, In : Journal of Computer Science. 15, 3, p. 395-415 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Face recognition
Neural networks
Computer vision
Computational complexity

Biometrics technology for healthcare security

Islam, MD. R., Jahan, S. & Chowdhury, M. M. H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Information Science (iCATIS2019) .

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Data Mining: 16th Australasian Conference, AusDM 2018: Revised Selected Papers

Islam, R. (ed.), Koh, Y. S. (ed.), Zhao, Y. (ed.), Warwick, G. (ed.), Starling, D. (ed.), Li, C-T. (ed.) & Islam, Z. (ed.), Feb 2019, Springer. 395 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

data mining

Data privacy and security in the cloud

Padiet, P., Islam, R. & Rahman, A., 2019, p. 59. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

Data privacy
Security of data
Cloud computing

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Editorial responsibility

International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Cyber Security and Intelligence (Event)

Jemal Abawajy (Editor), Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo (Editor), MD Rafiqul Islam (Editor)
16 Jun 201718 Jun 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial responsibility

Press / Media

Hard lessons still to be learnt: CSU cybersecurity experts

Tanveer Zia & MD Rafiqul Islam


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Australia’s cybersecurity in spotlight at Wagga conference

MD Rafiqul Islam, Nicholas O'Brien, Chang-Tsun Li & Steven D'Alessandro


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media