Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick (UNB) and research coordinator of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC). He has more than 22 years of academic and industry experience developing technology that detects and protects against cyberattacks, malware and the dark web.
Dr. Lashkari has been awarded 3 gold medals as well as 12 silver and bronze medals in international computer security competitions around the world. In 2017, he has been selected as the top 150 researchers who will shape the future of Canada. Also, he won the Runner up Cybersecurity Academic Award of the year at ICSIC conference in Canada.
He is the author of 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 security. His research focuses on cybersecurity, big data security analysis, Internet Traffic Analysis and the detection of malware and cyber-attacks as well as generating cybersecurity datasets.
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.