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Mr Imran Malik


Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6746
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO18.328  

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Awards and Recognition

Academic Awards and Achievements

  • 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)

Professional Training:

  • 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)

Book Chapters

  • Malik, I., McAteer, I., Ibrahim, A., Hannay, P., 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, Boca Raton, USA, CRC Press.

Journal Articles

  • 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.
  • 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, DOI: 10.15394/jdfsl.2018.1535.

Conference Publications

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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