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Zahid Anwar

Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, NDSU Department of Computer Science

Zahid Anwar is an Associate Professor of Cybersecurity in the NDSU Department of Computer Science and a scholar of the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth. His research focuses on cybersecurity policy and innovative cyber defense. He has authored more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed conferences and journals. He is a CompTIA-certified penetration tester, security+ professional, and an AWS-certified cloud solutions architect. Prior to working in academia, he worked as a software engineer and researcher at IBM T. J. Watson, Intel, Motorola, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, xFlow research, and CERN. Dr. Anwar received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois in 2008. You can follow his work here.

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