Dr. Rafi us Shan

Dr. Rafi us Shan is Chief Cyber Security at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cyber Emergency Response Center (KP-CERC). He is responsible for setting up provincial CERT, standardization of ICT based services, risk and vulnerability assessment & penetration testing of digital assets of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. His is leading and drive Information security framework and information security related initiatives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Working in a role of provincial CISO Dr. Shan is steering provincial information security policy and providing services to various provincial and national bodies in relation of information security. He is member of President of Pakistan committee on information security and member evaluation board National Center for Cybersecurity (NCCS) and various other national and international forums / bodies. He has served at COMSATS University Islamabad, for over 13 years and has been promoting innovation, product development and technology based startups and initiated first MS program in Cybersecurity at CUI, Abbottabad Campus. He has authored over 15 research papers in various national & international research conferences & journals. He has worked with Cyber Security Center at Lancaster University and HW Communications and contributed in various ETSI, FP-7 and TSB-UK funded projects.