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Mr Peter Hannay

Mr Peter Hannay


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2849, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO18.308
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 2849  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO18.308  


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


  • BCompScHons (Bachelor of Computer Science Hons), Edith Cowan University, 2009.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Edith Cowan University, 2007.


Recent Research Grants

  • Authentication and Authorisation for Entrusted Unions (AU2EU),  European Commission,  Grant - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7),  2013 - 2015,  $584,907.
  • Review of Vulnerability in Smart Grid Appliances and Networks,  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,  Grant - Research Support For National Security,  2010 - 2012,  $77,154.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Hannay, P., (2013), Geo Forensics: Classes of Locational Data Sources for Embedded Devices. IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 5(2), 261-264.

Conference Publications

  • Chernyshev, M., Valli, C., Hannay, P., (2015), 802.11 Tracking and Surveillance - A Forensic Perspective. Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'15), 349-352.
  • Chernyshev, M., Hannay, P., (2015), Security assessment of IoT devices: The case of two smart TVs. Proceedings of the 13th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 85-94, Perth, WA.
  • Heriyanto, A., Valli, C., Hannay, P., (2015), Comparison of live response, Linux memory extractor (lime) and mem tool for acquiring android's volatile memory in the malware incident. Proceedings of 13th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 5-14, Perth, WA.
  • Valli, C., Woodward, A., Hannay, P., Johnstone, M., (2014), Why penetration testing is a limited use choice for sound cyber security practice. Proceedings of the 2014 ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law, 35-40, Virginia, USA.
  • Hope, H., Hannay, P., (2014), The impace of custom ROM backups on android external storage erasure. Proceedings of the 12th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 94-101.
  • Chernyshev, M., Hannay, P., (2014), The zombies strike back: Towards client-side beef detection. Proceedings of the 12th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 26-34, Perth, W.A..
  • Hannay, P., Carpene, C., Valli, C., Woodward, A., Johnstone, M., (2013), Exchanging Demands: Weaknesses in SSL Implementations for Mobile Platforms. Proceedings of the 11th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 42-48, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Valli, C., Woodward, A., Carpene, C., Hannay, P., Brand, M., Karvinen, R., Holme, C., (2012), Eavesdropping on the Smart Grid. The Proceedings of the 10th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, 54-60, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Hannay, P., Baatard, G., (2012), The 2011 IDN Homograph Attack Mitigation Survey. Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Management SAM'12, 653-657, Georgia, USA.
  • Hannay, P., (2011), Kindle Forensics: Acquisition & Analysis. Proceedings of the Conference on Digital Forensics, Security, and Law 2011, 145-149, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
  • Barker, J., Hannay, P., Szewczyk, P., (2011), Using traffic analysis to identify The Second Generation Onion Router. Proceedings: 2011 Ninth IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, 72-78, Piscataway, NJ.
  • Valli, C., Woodward, A., Hannay, P., (2011), Backtrack in the Outback - A Preliminary Report on Cyber Security Evaluation of Organisations in Western Australia. Proceedings of the Conference on Digital Forensics, Security, and Law 2011, 191-195, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
  • Hannay, P., Baatard, G., (2011), GeoIntelligence: Data Mining Locational Social Media Content for Profiling and Information Gathering. Proceedings of the 2nd International Cyber Resilience Conference, 29-37, Perth, Western Australia.
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