Dr. Mudassar Aslam has over 16 years of experience in the academia and industry. He is currently working in Oxford Brookes University as Principal Lecturer (Associate Professor) and Programme Lead for Cyber Security. Previously, he served in NUCES-FAST as Associate Professor, and also as a Senior Researcher in the Cybersecurity Unit at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, where he worked in the EU-funded project “nIoVe”. His other experiences include working in COMSATS University Islamabad for over 9 years; and working in the industry as researcher together with companies like Ericsson, Telia, Saab. His main research interests include IoT, Edge and Cloud security with expertise in platform security mechanisms provided by Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) such as Trusted Platform Module (TPM), ARM Trustzone, Intel SGX.
He did his post doctorate under ERCIM fellowship programme at RISE, Sweden (2018); PhD in an industrial setup at Swedish Institute of Computer Sciences (now RISE Sweden) and Mälardalen University Sweden. Earlier, he did his Masters in Security from KTH, Sweden in 2009, and completed his BCS/MCS in in 2002 from International Islamic University, Islamabad.
Platform Security using Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs)
Automating Security Assurance and Certification (in IoT/Edge/Cloud layers)
Cybersecurity for Automotive, Smart Cities, Industry 4.0, etc.
Pakistan Cyber Law (Pakistan Electronic Crimes Bill 2016) and Security in Digital Pakistan vision