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Mrs Aleatha Shanley


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2849, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO18308
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2849
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO18308  


Current Teaching

  • CSI1202 / CSI5133 – Information Security


Aleatha previously worked for the Department of Defence supporting Defence Information Systems before moving on to work for Unisys, Defence contractor, in a similar role. Aleatha worked in web development for 10 years, designing and developing web applications both nationally and internationally.

Aleatha also collaborated with ECU on the AU2EU Project, an EU-funded collaborative research and development project that aimed to increase trust, security and privacy using eAuthorisation and eAuthentication systems.

Professional Memberships

International Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Research Areas and Interests

  • Cyber Security Privacy
  • Cyber Security Information Warfare
  • Cyber Security Ethical Hacking


  • Bachelor of Science (Security) with First Class Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2016.
  • Bachelor of Science (Web Technology), Edith Cowan University, 2014.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Shanley, L., Johnstone, M., (2015), Selection of penetration testing methodologies: a comparison and evaluation. The Proceedings of the 13th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 65-72, Perth, W.A., Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University.
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