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DR. NALIN ARACHCHILAGE

DR. NALIN ARACHCHILAGE Cyber Security Lecturer and Researcher, University of New South Wales

Dr Nalin Asanka Gamagedara Arachchilage currently works as a Lecturer in Cyber Security at the University of New South Wales (UNSW at the Australia Defence Force Academy, Australia). He holds a Ph.D. in Usable Security entitled “Security Awareness of Computer Users: A Game-Based Learning Approach” from Brunel University London, the UK where he developed a game design framework to protect computer users against “phishing attacks”. Prior to undertaking his current position at UNSW, he worked as Research Fellow in Usable Security and Privacy in the Laboratory of Education and Research in Software Security Engineering (LERSSE) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. Before moving to Vancouver, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher in Systems Security Engineering in the Cyber Security Centre, Department of Computer Science at Oxford University. Nalin has presented his research at Facebook Headquarters, Menlo Park, California, USA and collaborated with HP in a research capacity at the HP Lab, Bristol, UK. His research has been featured in numerous media outlets including ABC News Radio, SYN Radio 90.7 FM, Sky News Australia, Daily show on Radio 2SER 107.3, Choice – Australia, Guardian labs (sponsored by Intel Corporation, Australia) and UNSW TV. He has been an invited speaker for conferences both nationally and internationally. Nalin worked on a number of academic positions in Computer Science at Brunel University, University of Bedfordshire, Westminster University and Central Bedfordshire College in the UK. Before moving to UNSW, he briefly worked as Sessional Lecturer in Computer Science at Deakin University, Victoria University and Central Queensland University (CQUniversity) in Melbourne, Australia. Nalin is a Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) at Sun Microsystems (now Oracle), USA. He is also a professional member of Association for Computing Machinery (MACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (MIEEE) and the Australian Computer Society (MACS). Apart from his academic career, he also worked on a number of software engineering roles ranging from Programmer, Software Engineer to IT Manager.

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Why Johnny still finds usable security and privacy engineering so hard?