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Dr Krishnun Sansurooah

Dr Krishnun Sansurooah


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6746, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO13.235
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6746  
Facsimile: (61 8)  9370 6100  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO13.235  


Krishnun is a Lecturer in the School of Computer and Security Science and a member of the ECU Security Research Institute.

Current Teaching

  • Operating Systems, Information Security, Computer Security, Wireless Networking

Professional Associations

  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Australian Information Security Association (AISA)
  • Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS)

Awards and Recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2011 - WAITTA Award

Research Areas and Interests

  • Digital Forensics
  • Mobile Forensics
  • USB Forensics
  • Embedded Systems Forensics


  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2015.
  • Master, Edith Cowan University, 2006.
  • Bachelor of Science, England, 2002.
  • Diploma, UNKNOWN, 2000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Sansurooah, K., (2015), Security Risks Of Medical Devices In Wireless Environments. The Proceedings of the 4th Australian e-Health Informatics and Security Conference, 5 - 14, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Sansurooah, K., Keane, B., (2015), The spy in your pocket: Smartphones and Geo-location data. The Proceedings of 13th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 95 -103, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Sansurooah, K., Williams, T., (2014), BYOD in ehealth: herding cats and stable doors, or a catastrophe waiting to happen?. Proceedings of the 3rd Australian eHealth Informatics and Security Conference, 28 - 34, Perth, W.A..
  • Sansurooah, K., Hope, H., Almutairi, HS., Alnazawi, F., Jiang, Y., (2014), An investigation into the efficiency of forensic data erasure tools for removable usb flash memory storage devices. Proceedings of the 11th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, ADF 2013, 122-134, Perth, W.A..
  • Szewczyk, P., Robins, N., Sansurooah, K., (2013), Sellers continue to give away confidential information on second hand memory cards sold in Australia. The Proceedings of 11th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 135-140, Joondalup, WA.
  • Szewczyk, P., Sansurooah, K., (2012), The 2012 Investigation into Remnant Data on Second Hand Memory Cards Sold in Australia. The Proceedings of the 10th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 41-46, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Sansurooah, K., Szewczyk, P., (2012), A study of remnant data found on USB storage devices offered for sale on the Australian second hand market in 2011. Proceedings of the 10th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 83-91, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Sansurooah, K., (2012), An Overview of Cloud Computing Challenges and Its Security Concerns. Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Management SAM'12, 613-620, USA.
  • Cook, D., Szewczyk, P., Sansurooah, K., (2011), Seniors Language Paradigms: 21st Century Jargon and the Impact on Computer Security and Financial Transactions for Senior Citizens. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 63-68, Perth, Western Australia .
  • Cook, D., Szewczyk, P., Sansurooah, K., (2011), Securing the Elderly: A Developmental Approach to Hypermedia-Based Online Information Security for Senior Novice Computer Users. Proceedings of the 2nd International Cyber Resilience Conference, 20 - 28, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Szewczyk, P., Sansurooah, K., (2011), A 2011 investigation into remnant data on second hand memory cards sold in Australia. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 134-138, Perth, Western Australia.
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