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Awarded WA inaugural Science Industry PhD fellowship award for three years from 2019-2021. The award is aimed for projects that have the potential to diversify WA economy with high research impact
2017 Dean’s List of Excellent Academic Results – Master of Cyber Security
Recipient of ALC Group Prize 2017 awarded to the top student in a graduating cohort – Master of Cyber Security.
Received Certificate of Recognition from the Vice-Chancellor for being the top 100 students in ECU for two consecutive years (2016 and 2017)
Golden Key Honour Society Award 2017. The society is the world’s largest collegiate honour society that recognises top-performing graduate students
Highest CGPA in Master of Computer Science (Networks and Telecommunication)
Awarded Gold Medal in Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering)
Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Training - August 2018
Public Speaking Course - March 2018
Ethical Hacking and Defence Workshop – 2015
Red Hat Certified System Administrator – 2013
Master of Cyber Security, Edith Cowan University, 2017.
Master of Science (Specialization in Networks and Tel), Pakistan, 2013.
Master of Computer Science, Pakistan, 2004.
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours), Pakistan, 2003.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Malik, I., McAteer, I., Hannay, P., Ibrahim, A., Baig, Z., Zheng, G., (2020), Cyber Security for Network of Things (NoTs) in Military Systems: Challenges and Countermeasures. Security Analytics for the Internet of Everything, 233-251, USA, CRC Press.
McAteer, I., Hannay, P., Malik, I., Baig, Z., (2018), Forensic Analysis of a Crash-Damaged Cheerson CX-20 Auto Pathfinder Drone. Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, 13(4), article no.5, United States, Longwood University, Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law.
Malik, I., McAteer, I., Hannay, P., Baig, Z., (2018), Preparing for Secure Wireless Medical Environment in 2050: A Vision. IEEE Access, 6(4 May 2018), 25666-25674, University of Maryland, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2833509.
Chong, K., Malik, I., Hannay, P., (2018), Mitigating man-in-the-middle attacks on mobile devices by blocking insecure http traffic without using vpn. Proceedings of the 16th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 1-13, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.25958/5C526C2966688.
Montealegre, C., Njuguna, C., Malik, I., Hannay, P., McAteer, I., (2018), Security vulnerabilities in android applications. Proceedings of the 16th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 14-28, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.25958/5c5274d466691.
Malik, I., McAteer, I., Hannay, P., Syed, N., Baig, Z., (2018), XMPP architecture and security challenges in an IoT ecosystem. Proceedings of 16th Australian Information Security Management Conference (2018), 62-73, Online, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.25958/5c52735166690.
McAteer, I., Malik, I., Baig, Z., Hannay, P., (2017), Security vulnerabilities and cyber threat analysis of the AMQP protocol for the internet of things. 15th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 70-80, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.4225/75/5a84f4a695b4c.