Research Interests


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Marwan Al-Zarouni is a student member of SECAU which is a Security Research Centre (SRC) that was formed to integrate existing security research at Edith Cowan University (ECU). Its initial emphasis is on digital security and forensics, as well as intelligence and physical security. The major areas of expertise in the SRC are:

  • Risk management
  • Digital forensics
  • Information security
  • Network and wireless security
  • CCTV
  • Human factors
  • Terrorism issues
  • Cyber-warfare
  • Nuclear security
  • Intelligence evaluation
  • Information operations
  • Deception

Marwan’s current Doctor of Information Technology thesis is titled “A First Responders Framework for Mobile and PDA Enabled Phones”. It involves the creation of a framework for mobile device acquisition which will then be used to develop a compendium of data on appropriate tools and techniques for each type of phone. 

Marwan also maintains MySecured.com which a technology web log that covers Mobile Phone Forensics, Information Security and Computer Security.

If you are a current or potential student at Edith Cowan University’s School of Computer and Information Science (SCIS) and would like to know more about SECAU’s projects, please go here. More links about SECAU can be found below: