Arash Habibi Lashkari is an assistant professor on faculty of computer science and research coordinator at the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), UNB, Canada.
He is leading, an Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) project on the design and development of an automated intelligent tool-set based on the IBM’s QRadar platform.
The tool-set can analyze big security data to assess risks and mitigate security threats for large-scale systems. Also, he is leading a CRD project for designing a new threat prediction and mitigation approach using behavioral analysis of users and big security data analytics.
Furthermore, he is leading three research teams in the analysis of the network traffic, Dark-web and Dark-net detection, malware analysis, and detection of online advertising fraud using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques.
Arash has more than 22 years mixture of academic and industry experience.
He finished his postdoctoral fellow on cybersecurity in UNB, PhD on information security in UTM and MS on data communication in UM.
Arash has been awarded 3 gold medals as well as 12 silver and bronze medals in international competitions around the world during his Master and PhD.
In addition, he authored and co-authored 10 books in English and Persian on topics including cryptography, network security, and mobile communication as well as over 80 journals and conference papers concerning various aspects of computer and network security.
He supervised more than 35 final projects and dissertations of BS, MS and PhD students. He is interesting to research on cybersecurity risk analysis, big security data analysis, and the detection of malware and attacks.
Currently, he has three research teams includes Co-op, Bachelor, Master and PhD students along with developers who are working on three projects
Network Traffic Analysis, Honeynet and Threat Hunting, and Malware Analysis.