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Research & Grants

We are currently looking for partners to work with in researching a variety of secuirty areas.

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Current Research Grants

2016-2018: Shanks, G; Ahmad, A; Maynard, S.B.; Baskerville, R; Crossan, M, "Enhancing information security management through organisational learning", ARC Discovery Program, $270K

2015: Maynard, S. B.; Ahmad, A; Leckie, C & Shanks, G., “Security Analytics: Enhancing Security Situation-Awareness using Big Data Analytics”, Centre for Business Analytics Grant, University of Melbourne, $20K.

2015: Bosua, R.; Richardson, M.; Ahmad, A.; Clark, K. & Maynard, S.B. ,”Protecting Individual Privacy: Do the Australian Privacy Principles work with the Internet of Things?”, Melbourne Networked Society Institute, University of Melbourne, $25K.

Areas of Research

We are currently investigating the following areas of research and are putting together a variety of grant applications in these areas. If you would like to partner with us on any of these grants, or become a contributing organisation to these grants please contact either myself or Dr Atif Ahmad. The areas of possible grant work include:

Current Research

Security Culture

Relationship Between Organisational Learning and Security

Information Security and Generational Differences

Information Security Analytics: Improving Situational Awareness

Past Research

Security Policy

Decision Support Systems

Past Research Grants


E Sean.Maynard@unimelb.edu.au


  1. School of Computing and Information Systems
  2. Master of Information Systems - for excellence in IT management
  3. Melbourne School of Graduate Research - for prospective PhD students
  4. Study a PhD on Information Security Management

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