Rafi Us Shan

Title Sate of Cyber Security in Pakistan



I am serving as Chief Cyber Security at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cyber Emergency Response Center (KPCERC) which is unique initiative to complement the digital ecosystem by providing technological support & training in cyber security. KPCERC aims to capacity build government department by leveraging expertise and skills in domains of cyber security. KPCERC aspires to create cyber security awareness, assist & train government department employees & stakeholders and provide technology support, services & solutions. My role is designing and driving the execution of the cyber security related initiatives, complementing digital ecosystem and promoting e-governance solution in the KP. I have served as assistant professor in COMSATS University Islamabad and have been promoting innovation, product development and technology based startups. I had been mentoring technology based student ideas into products at CUI. Initiated first MS program in Cybersecurity at CUI and have been promoting Cybersecurity at various national and international forums. I completed his MS in Mobile & Radio communication and PhD in public safety communication systems from Lancaster University U.K. I have worked with Cyber Security Center at Lancaster University and & HW Communications. I had contributed in various ETSI, FP-7 and TSB-UK funded projects. At KPCERC I am involved in setting up provincial CERT; standardization of ICT based services, vulnerability assessment & Penetration Testing of digital assets of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.