Dr. Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo is a Fulbright Scholar and an interdisciplinary Security and Forensics Researcher at the University of South Australia. He is the co-inventor of three provisional patents on digital forensics and mobile app security filed in December 2014 and February 2015. His publications include a book published in Springer’s “Advances in Information Security” book series, a book published by Syngress/Elsevier (Forewords written by Australia’s Chief Defence Scientist and Chair of the Electronic Evidence Specialist Advisory Group, Senior Managers of Australian and New Zealand Forensic Laboratories; and one of the book chapters was Highly Commended in the “Best Chapter in a Book” Award 2014 by Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency’s National Institute of Forensic Science), six Australian Government refereed monographs, 15 refereed book chapters, 68 refereed journal articles, 40 refereed conference articles and six parliamentary submissions.
He is currently the Editor of IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine’s “Cloud and the Law” column, Co-Editor for Syngress/Elsevier’s “Advanced Topics in Security, Privacy and Forensics” Book Series, and Research Director of Cloud Security Alliance Australia Chapter. He is also co-editing a book entitled “Cloud Security Ecosystem” (to be published by Elsevier in 2015), and is serving as a Guest Editor in an IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing “Cloud Security Engineering” Special Issue, IEEE Cloud Computing “Legal Clouds” Special Issue, Future Generation Computer Systems “Cloud Cryptography” Special Issue, Journal of Computer and System Sciences “Cyber Security in the Critical Infrastructure” Special Issue, Pervasive and Mobile Computing “Mobile Security, Privacy and Forensics” Special Issue, and Digital Investigation “Cloud Forensics” Special Issue. He is also the Organising Chair of Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) 2015, and Co-Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Trust and Security in Cloud Computing (TSCloud 2015), "IS Security, Cyber Crime and Digital Investigations "track at ACIS 2015, and "Cybercrimes, Cyber-Physical Innovations, and Emerging Investigation Challenges" minitrack at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2016.
His awards include a "2014 Academic Impact and Uptake Award" from the University of South Australia for his important contributions to knowledge and research excellence, a “2010 Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Pearcey Award” for taking a risk and making a difference in the development of the Australian ICT industry, a “2008 Australia Day Achievement Medallion” in recognition of his dedication and contribution to the public service of Australia, and a “British Computer Society's Wilkes Award” for the best paper published in the 2007 volume of the Computer Journal by Oxford University Press. In 2009, he was named one of 10 Emerging Leaders in the Innovation category of The Weekend Australian Magazine / Microsoft's Next 100 series.
His most recent speaking engagements include INTERPOL Cyber Research Agenda Workshop at INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation, Singapore (2015, Invited Expert) and UNAFEI (Focus on Investigation, Prosecution, Adjudication, and International Cooperation)(J15-04250) Training, Japan (2015, Invited Expert).