Raja Naeem Akram is currently a Post Doctoral research assistant at Information Security Group (ISG), Smart Card Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London. He is currently involved with research projects involving avionics and banking sector. Previously, he worked as the Research Fellow at the Cyber Security Lab, University of Waikato, New Zealand. At the Cyber Security Lab, he was involved with the user centric security and privacy paradigms. Before joining the University of Waikato, he worked as a Senior Research Fellow at Edinburgh Napier University. During his work at the Edinburgh Napier University, he worked on the RatTrap project. The RatTrap project was involved in designing a suite of preventive technologies to avoid online fraud – especially in the online affiliate marketing. He obtained his PhD in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London. He completed his M.Sc Information Security at Royal Holloway, University of London in September 2007. He also has an M.Sc in Computer Science from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and B.Sc (Mathematics, Physics and Geography) from University of the Punjab, Lahore.
His current research interests revolve around the user centric applied security and privacy architectures, especially in the field of smart cards, and data provenance in a heterogeneous computing environment. In addition, He is also interested in smart card security, secure cryptographic protocol design and implementation, smartphone security, trusted platform architecture and trusted/secure execution environment.
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