Faculty Shahzaib Tahir

Shahzaib Tahir

Associate Professor
  • Military College of Signals

Dr. Shahzaib Tahir is an academician and a Serial Entrepreneur. He did his PostDoc and PhD in Information Engineering from City, University of London, UK and MS in Information Security from NUST. He enjoys doing research in the domains of Cloud Security, privacy-preserving techniques and applied cryptography. He is an HEC Approved PhD supervisor. He has published several research papers in journals/ conferences of repute and has been granted US and UK Patents in cloud security.

Academic Background
PhD (Cloud Security) City University of London January 04, 2016 - January 15, 2019
Honours and Awards
School / College Best Researcher Award -2022
Privacy Preserving Inference for Deep Neural Networks: Optimizing Homomorphic Encryption for Efficient and Secure Classification January 22, 2024 Aftab Akram, Dr Fawad Khan, Dr Shahzaib Tahir, Asif Iqbal, Syed Aziz Shah, Abdullah Baz, IEEE Access - Volume:12, Page:15684-15695
Privacy Preserving and Serverless Homomorphic-based Searchable Encryption as a Service (SEaaS) October 23, 2023 Musfirah Ihtasham, Shahzaib Tahir, Hasan Tahir, Anum Hasan, Aiman Sultan, Saqib Saeed, Omer Rana, IEEE Access - Volume 11, Pages 115204-115218
A homomorphic approach for security and privacy preservation of Smart Airports April 01, 2023 Haroon Malik, Shahzaib Tahir, Hasan Tahir, Musfirah Ihtasham, Fawad Khan, Future Generation Computer Systems - Volume 141, Pages 500-513
A Novel Image-Based Homomorphic Approach for Preserving the Privacy of Autonomous Vehicles Connected to the Cloud February 01, 2023 Aiman Sultan, Shahzaib Tahir, Hasan Tahir, Tayyaba Anwer, Fawad Khan, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Omer Rana, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems - Volume 24, Issue 2, Pages 1936-1948
A Novel Approach to Reduce Breaches of Aircraft Communication Data December 30, 2022 Shahzaib Tahir, Muhammad Arslan Shahbaz, Hasan Tahir, Muhammad Awais, Fawad Khan, Ruhma Tahir, Saqib Saeed, Abdullah M. Almuhaideb, Electronics - Volume 12, Issue 1, Article Number 172
Security and Privacy Guidelines for IT Operations Under Pandemics and Epidemics November 07, 2022 Hasan Tahir, Shahzaib Tahir, Anum Hasan, Handbook of Research on Cybersecurity Issues and Challenges for Business and FinTech Applications - Chapter 7, Pages 130-145
Privacy-Preserving Computing via Homomorphic Encryption: Performance, Security, and Application Analysis November 07, 2022 Noshaba Naeem, Tahreem Yaqoob, Fawad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, Handbook of Research on Cybersecurity Issues and Challenges for Business and FinTech Applications - Chapter 15, Pages 288-313
Cloud Ecosystem-Prevalent Threats and Countermeasures November 07, 2022 Sarmad Idrees, Saqib Nazir, Dr. Shahzaib Tahir, Muhammad Sohaib Khan , Handbook of Research on Cybersecurity Issues and Challenges for Business and FinTech Applications - Chapter 8, Pages 146-173
A portable hardware security module and cryptographic key generator November 01, 2022 Malik Hamza Murtaza, Hasan Tahir, Shahzaib Tahir, Zahoor Ahmed Alizai, Qaiser Riaz, Mehdi Hussain, Journal of Information Security and Applications - Volume 70, Article Number 103332
A novel searchable encryption scheme to reduce the access pattern leakage August 01, 2022 Muhammad Awais, Shahzaib Tahir, Fawad Khan, Hasan Tahir, Ruhma Tahir, Rabia Latif, Mir Yasir Umair, Future Generation Computer Systems - Volume 133, Pages 338-350
ENCVIDC: an innovative approach for encoded video content classification June 21, 2022 Faiqa Amjad, Fawad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, Tahreem Yaqoob, Haider Abbas, Neural Computing and Applications - Pages 1-18
A Novel Homomorphic Approach for Preserving Privacy of Patient Data in Telemedicine June 11, 2022 Yasir Iqbal, Shahzaib Tahir, Hasan Tahir, Fawad Khan, Saqib Saeed, Abdullah M. Almuhaideb, Adeel M. Syed, Sensors - Volume 22(12), Article Number 4432
HLSBD2: a quantum secure hybrid level source based data deduplication for the cloud May 17, 2022 Waqas Ajmal Khan, Fawad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, Yinghui Zhang, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Jawad Ahmad, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing - Pages 1-14
Water Is a Viable Data Storage Medium: A Security and Privacy Viewpoint March 05, 2022 Shahzaib Tahir, Hasan Tahir, Ruhma Tahir, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Haider Abbas, Electronics - Volume 11(5), Article Number 818
FBASHI: Fuzzy and Blockchain-Based Adaptive Security for Healthcare IoTs February 11, 2022 Zeeshan Zulkifl, Fawad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, Mehreen Afzal, Mian Muhammad Waseem Iqbal, Abdul Rehman, Saqib Saeed, Abdullah M. Almuhaideb, IEEE Access - Volume 10, Pages 15644-15656
A novel ICMetric public key framework for secure communication December 01, 2021 Ruhma Tahir, Shahzaib Tahir, Hasan Tahir, Klaus McDonald-Maier, Gareth Howells, Ali Sajjad, Journal of Networks and Computer Applications - Volume 195, Article Number 103235
Privacy-preserving COVID-19 Contact Tracing using Blockchain October 01, 2021 Shahzaib Tahir, Hasan Tahir, Ali Sajjad, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Fawad Khan, Journal of Communications and Networks - -
A novel trust management model for edge computing September 14, 2021 Rabia Latif, Malik Uzair Ahmed, Shahzaib Tahir, Seemab Latif, Mian Muhammad Waseem Iqbal, Awais Ahmad, Complex & Intelligent Systems - Pages 1-17
PUF-Based Key Generation Scheme for Secure Group Communication Using MEMS July 15, 2021 Mubarak Mehdi, Muhammad Taha Ajani, Hasan Tahir, Shahzaib Tahir, Zahoor Alizai, Fawad Khan, Qaiser Riaz, Mehdi Hussain, Electronics - Volume 10(14), Article Number 1691
Granular Data Access Control with a Patient-Centric Policy Update for Healthcare May 20, 2021 Fawad Khan, Saad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, Jawad Ahmad, Hasan Tahir, Syed Aziz Shah, Sensors - Volume 21(10), Article Number 3556
A new secure authentication based distance bounding protocol May 06, 2021 Ahmed Raheeq Sultan, Imran Rashid, Fawad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, Maruf Pasha, Aiman Sultan, PeerJ Computer Science - Volume 7, Article Number e517
Malicious Insider Attack Detection in IoTs Using Data Analytics January 17, 2020 Ahmed Yar Khan , Rabia Latif , Seemab Latif, Shahzaib Tahir , Gohar Batool , Tanzila Saba , IEEE Access - Volume 8, Pages 11743 - 11753
Key-Based Cookie-Less Session Management Framework for Application Layer Security September 11, 2019 ZAHOOR AHMED ALIZAI, HASAN TAHIR, MALIK HAMZA MURTAZA, SHAHZAIB TAHIR, KLAUS MCDONALD-MAIER, IEEE Access - Volume 7, Pages 128544-128554
Fuzzy keywords enabled ranked searchable encryption scheme for a public Cloud environment January 01, 2019 Shahzaib Tahir, Sushmita Ruj, Ali Sajjad, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Computer Communications - Volume 133, Pages 102-114
A parallelized disjunctive query based searchable encryption scheme for big data June 02, 2018 Shahzaib Tahir, Liutauras Steponkus, Sushmita Ruj, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Ali Sajjad, Future Generation Computer Systems - -
A New Secure and Lightweight Searchable Encryption Scheme over Encrypted Cloud Data August 09, 2017 Shahzaib Tahir, Sushmita Ruj, Yogachandran Rahulamathavan, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Cornelius Glackin, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing - -
ICMetric-Based Secure Communication February 01, 2016 Shahzaib Tahir, Imran Rashid, Book on Innovative Solutions for Access Control Management - Chapter 10, Pages 263-293
Authentication and Authorization of IoT Edge Devices Using Artificial Intelligence November 02, 2023 - November 03, 2023 Muhammad Sharjeel Zareen, Dr. Shahzaib Tahir, Dr. Babar Aslam, 6th IFIP International Internet of Things (IoT) Conference
Machine Learning Based Encrypted Content Type Identification March 15, 2023 - March 16, 2023 Zeeshan Mehmood, Aiman Sultan, Fawad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, 2023 International Conference on Communication Technologies (ComTech)
Efficient, Immutable and Privacy Preserving E-Healthcare Systems using Blockchain March 15, 2023 - March 16, 2023 Nigam Naveed, Aiman Sultan, Fawad Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, 4th International Conference on Communication Technologies, ComTech 2023
An ANN-BP based Multi-Alcohol Classification Model Through Different QCM Gas Sensors March 15, 2023 - March 16, 2023 Aiman Sultan, Dr. Asif Masood, Dr Shahzaib Tahir, Dr Fawad Khan, Ahmed Raheeq Sultan, 2023 International Conference on Communication Technologies (ComTech)
Is Blockchain Overrated? October 20, 2021 - October 22, 2021 Asif Raza Kazmi, Mehreen Afzal, Haider Abbas, Shahzaib Tahir, Abdul Rauf, 2021 IEEE 19th International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC)
Enhancing Security of Cloud-based IoT Systems through Network Access Control (NAC) September 21, 2021 - September 22, 2021 Awais Khan, Shahzaib Tahir, Fawad Khan, Hasan Tahir, Zeeshan Zulkifl, 2021 International Conference on Communication Technologies (ComTech)
A Novel Fog-based Framework for Preventing Cloud Lock-in while Enabling Searchable Encryption May 20, 2021 - May 21, 2021 Mariam Raj, Shahzaib Tahir, Fawad Khan, Hasan Tahir, Zeeshan Zulkifl, 2021 International Conference on Digital Futures and Transformative Technologies (ICoDT2)
An Enhanced and Secure Multiserver-based User Authentication Protocol October 20, 2020 - October 21, 2020 Mehmood Hassan, Aiman Sultan, Ali Afzal Awan, Dr Shahzaib Tahir, Imran Ihsan, 1st Annual International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, ICCWS 2020 - Proceedings
Roadmap for Security-as-a-Service CRAN in 5G Networks February 10, 2020 - February 10, 2020 Muhammad Awais Javed, Shahzaib Tahir , Muhammad Awais Javed, Shahzaib Tahir , International Conference on Advances in the Emerging Computing Technologies (AECT)
Unsupervised Machine Learning for Malicious Network Activities August 27, 2019 - August 29, 2019 Aamina Hassan, Shahzaib Tahir, Ahmed Iftikhar Baig, 2019 International Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematics (ICAEM)
Enhanced Lightweight Cloud-assisted Mutual Authentication Scheme for Wearable Devices August 27, 2019 - August 29, 2019 Mehmood Hassan, Khwaja Mansoor, Shahzaib Tahir, Waseem Iqbal, 2019 International Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematics (ICAEM)
Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning in IoT for Authentication and Authorization of Edge Devices August 27, 2019 - August 29, 2019 Muhammad Sharjeel Zareen, Shahzaib Tahir, Monis Akhlaq, Baber Aslam, 2019 International Conference on Applied and Engineering Mathematics (ICAEM)
Privacy-preserving Anonymization with Restricted Search (PARS) on Social Network Data for Criminal Investigations June 27, 2019 - June 29, 2019 Waqar Asif, Indranil Ghosh Ray, Shahzaib Tahir, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, 2018 19th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD)
Privacy-Preserving Searchable Encryption Framework for Permissioned Blockchain Networks July 30, 2018 - August 03, 2018 Shahzaib Tahir, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings) and IEEE Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom) and IEEE Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom) and IEEE Smart Data (SmartData)
An Efficient Disjunctive Query Enabled Ranked Searchable Encryption Scheme August 01, 2017 - August 04, 2017 Shahzaib Tahir, Sushmita Ruj, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, 2017 IEEE Trustcom/BigDataSE/ICESS
Privacy Preserving Encrypted Phonetic Search Of Speech Data March 05, 2017 - March 09, 2017 Cornelius Glackin, Gerard Chollet, Nazim Dugan, Nigel Cannings, Julie Wall, Shahzaib Tahir, Indranil Ghosh Ray, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
A ranked searchable encryption scheme for encrypted data hosted on the Public Cloud January 11, 2017 - January 13, 2017 Shahzaib Tahir, Dr Ali Sajjad, Prof. Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, 2017 International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN)
Big Data-An evolving concern for forensic investigators November 10, 2015 - November 12, 2015 Dr. Shahzaib Tahir, Dr. Waseem Iqbal, 2015 1st International Conference on Anti-Cybercrime, ICACC 2015
A novel phylogenetic tree data visualization application for researchers August 27, 2014 - August 29, 2014 Dr. Shahzaib Tahir, Dr. Tanvir Afzal, 2014 Science and Information Conference, SAI 2014
An ICMetric based key generation scheme for controlled group communication July 07, 2014 - July 09, 2014 Shahzaib Tahir, Mehreen Afzal, Muhammad Tahir, IISA 2014, The 5th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications
Research Assistant City, University of London July 18, 2016 - January 15, 2019