Research

Forthcoming

Alana Maurushat, Abubaker Bello, and Braxton Bragg, Artificial Intelligence Enabled Payment Diversion Fraud: A Detailed Look Into Payment Diversion Fraud and Ransomware, Forthcoming, India Journal of Law and Technology (2019).

Louis de Koker, Lyria Benett-Moses, Alana Maurushat, Danuta Mendehlson, and David Vaile, Big Data Technology and National Security: Comparative Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law. Springer 2018.

Alana Maurushat and Robyn Hamper, ‘Security, Encryption and Vulnerability Markets’ in Edwards, L., Schafer, B. and Harbinja, E. eds. Forthcoming, Future Law:  Emerging Technology, Ethics and Regulation (Edinburgh Press, 2017). 

Alana Maurushat, Jan Traskowski, and Hadeel Al-Alosi, ‘Open Government Data: A Comparative Analysis of Leading Jurisdictions who Turn Data into Information, and Information into Insights that Allow for Evidence Base Policy’, New Castle Law Journal 2018.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Privacy, Oversight, and Information Sharing Frameworks for Big Data in National Security – a Comparison between Canada and Australia’ Workshop on Security Intelligence and Surveillance in the Big Data Age. October 2017.

Alana Maurushat and Hannah Rappaport, ‘Cybersecurity and Neurodiversity’ in Greg Austin (ed) Frontiers of Education: Security and Cyberspace (2018).

Alana Maurushat, The Role of Cyber Insurance to Mitigate Damages from Cybersecurity Incidences,’ The International Council for Commercial Arbitration Conference Proceedings, Sydney 2018.

 

Books

Alana Maurushat, Ethical Hacking (University of Ottawa Press, 2019).

Alana Maurushat, Disclosure of Security Vulnerabilities: Legal and Ethical Issues (Springer, 2013).

 

Book Chapters

Alana Maurushat and David Vaile, ‘Big Data and Identifiability in Australia, EU and the US’ in Svantesson, D. ed., Transatlantic Data Privacy Relationships As A Challenge For Democracy (European Integration and Democracy Series, Vol. 4) (2016).

Alana Maurushat, ‘Asia’ in Pauline Reich (ed) Cybercrime & Security (Thomson Reuters, 2012) Rel. 12-1 § 8:1.50.

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Alana Maurushat ‘Big Data Use by Law Enforcement and Intelligence in the National Security Space’ (2016) 21
Media and Arts Review 1. 

Alana Maurushat and Keiran Hardy, ‘Opening up Government Datasets for Big Data Analysis to Support Policy Decisions’ (2016) 10 International Journal of Social, Behavioural, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial
Engineering Vol. 1 

Alana Maurushat and Keiran Hardy, ‘Opening up Government Data for Big Data Analysis and Public Benefit’ 
(2017) 33 Computer Law and Security Review 1. 

Alana Maurushat, Lyria Bennett-Moses and David Vaile, ‘Using Big Metadata for Criminal Intelligence:  Understanding Limitations and Appropriate Safeguards’ (2015) ACM ICAIL ’15 Proceedings.

Alana Maurushat, Mohammed Chawki, Hadeel Al-Alosi, and el Shazly, ‘The Impact of Social Networks and Mobile Technologies on the Revolutions in the Arab World – A Study of Egypt and Tunisia’ Laws 2014, Open Access Laws MDPI.

Alana Maurushat, David Vaile and Anthony Chow, ‘The Aftermath of Mandatory Internet Filtering and S 313 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 (Cth)’ (2014) 19 Media and Arts Law Review.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Cybercrime to Cyberwar: Security Through Obscurity or Security Through Absurdity’ (2013) Canadian Journal of Foreign Affairs.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Hack Counter-Attack: its uses and the need for legislation’ (2013) 6 E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy 2. 

Alana Maurushat, ‘The role of Internet Service Providers in combating botnets: an examination of recent Australian initiatives and legislative reform’ (2012) 62 Telecommunications Journal of Australia 4.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Forced Transparency:  Should we keep secrets in times of weak law, and should the law do more to support secrecy? (2012) 17 Media & Arts Law Review. 

Rodger Jamieson, Lesley Pek Wee Land, Donald Winchester, Gregory Stephens, Alex Steel, Alana Maurushat, and Rick Sarre, ‘Addressing Identity Crime in Crime Management Information Systems:  Definitions, Classifications and Empirics”’(August 2012) 28 Computer Law & Security Review 4. 

Alana Maurushat, ‘Zombie Botnets’ (2010) 7 Scripted 2.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Australia’s Accession to the Cybercrime Convention:  Is the Convention Still Relevant in Combating Cybercrime in the Era of Obfuscation Crime Tools?’ (2010) 16 University of New South Wales Law Journal 1.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Data Breach Notification Law Across the World from California to Australia’ (2009) Privacy Law and Business International.

Sophia Christou and Alana Maurushat, ‘Waltzing Matilda or Advance Australia Fair:  Fair dealings copyright exemptions with user-generated content’ (2009) Media & Arts Law Review.

Alana Maurushat and Ron Yu, ‘When internet protocols and legal provisions collide:  Unauthorised Access and Sierra v. Ritz’ (February 2009)  Computer, Law and Security Report.

John Aycock and Alana Maurushat, ‘Good’ Worms and Human Rights’ (2008) 38 ACM Computers & Society 1.

Roger Clarke and Alana Maurushat, ‘Passing the Buck:  Who Will Bear the Financial Transaction Losses from

Consumer Device Insecurity?’ (2008) 1 Journal of Law, Information Technology and Science 1. 

Alana Maurushat, ‘The benevolent health worm:  comparing Western human rights-based ethics and Confucian duty-based moral philosophy,’ (2008) Ethics and Information Technology Journal (DOI 10.1007/s10676-008-9150-1).

Alana Maurushat and Alex Colangelo, ‘Exploring the Limits of Computer Code as a Protected Form of Expression: A Suggested Approach to Encryption, Computer Viruses and Technological Protection Measures’ (2006) 51
Mcgill Law Journal 1.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Multi-lateral Recognition of PKI Certification Authorities in the Asia Region:  Issues in Privacy and Trans-Border Data Flow’ (2005) 35 Hong Kong Law Journal 3.

 lana Maurushat, ‘Setting a Positive Agenda for Internet Governance at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS):  Of technology and humankind”’ (2005) 18 Revue quebecoise de droit international 1.

Ian Kerr, Alana Maurushat, and Christian Tacit, ‘Technical Protection Measures:  Tilting at Copyright’s Windmill’
(2003) 34 Ottawa Law Review 1. 

Ian Kerr, Alana Maurushat, and Christian Tacit, ‘Mesures techniques: La protection juridique des mesures Techniques’ (2003) 15 Les Cahiers de Propriété Intellectuelle 2.

Ian Kerr, Alana Maurushat, and Christian Tacit,  ‘Mesures techniques:  Tendances en matière de mesures de protection techniques et en matière de technologies de contournement’ (2003) 15 Les Cahiers de Propriété Intellectuelle 3.

Alana Maurushat and Daniel Gervais, ‘Fragmented Copyright, Fragmented Management:  Proposals to Defrag Copyright Management,’ (2003) 1 Canadian Journal of Law and Technology 1.

Alana Maurushat,  ‘Hong Kong Anti-Terrorism Ordinance and the Surveillance Society:  Privacy and Free Expression Implications’ (2003) 12 AsiaPacific Media Educator.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Open Source, Open Sesame:  An Open-Ended Question’ (2002) 1 Canadian Journal of Law and Technology 2.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

 Ciarran Finnane and Alana Maurushat, ‘Managing Cybersecurity Risks Through Cyber Insurance’ (2016) Precedent.

Atul Vidhata, Hadeel Al-Alosi and  Alana Maurushat, ‘The Role of Bystanders in Cyberbullying’ (2016) Precedent.

Maurushat and Renee Watt,  ‘The Limits of Internet Filtering’ Internet Law Bulletin (March 2008).

Graham Greenleaf , Alana Maurushat, Cate Bond and David Vaile, ‘Not A Fair Trade: Australia’s TPM Protection and AUSFTA-Inspired Reforms” UNSWLRS 19 (2007)

Alana Maurushat, ‘Who let the Cat out of the Bag? Internet Data Leakage and its Implications for Privacy Law and Policy in Hong Kong’ (2006) 38 Hong Kong Law Journal 1.

Alana Maurushat, ‘Ecuyer et Aéroports de Montréal:  Canada’s private sector privacy law sidelined by labour code’
(2004) 10 Privacy Law & Policy Reporter 3.

 

Public Reports

 Alana Maurushat, ‘Australian Internet Freedom 2011 in Sarah Cooke et al (eds), Internet Freedom Index,  Freedom House (2012)

Alana Maurushat, ‘Australian Internet Freedom 2012’ in Sarah Cooke et al (eds), Internet Freedom Index,  Freedom House (2013)

Alana Maurushat, ‘Australian Internet Freedom 2013’ in Sarah Cooke et al (eds), Internet Freedom Index,  Freedom House (2014)

Alana Maurushat, ‘Australian Internet Freedom 2014’ in Sarah Cooke et al (eds), Internet Freedom Index,  Freedom House (2015)

Alana Maurushat, ‘Australian Internet Freedom 2015’ in Sarah Cooke et al (eds), Internet Freedom Index,  Freedom House (2016)

Alana Maurushat, ‘Australian Internet Freedom 2016’ in Cooke, S. et al (eds), Internet Freedom Index, Freedom House (2017)

Alana Maurushat, Enabling a Culture of Open Data (2017). For the Information and Privacy Commissioner NSW. 

Alana Maurushat, et al. Technical Country Reports (2017). For the Information and Privacy Commissioner NSW. (I was project lead and wrote 60% of this report)

Alana Maurushat, Cybersecurity and Human Rights (2016). United Nations Invited Keynote Lecture for the China branch of the United Nations, For the Australian Human Rights Commission.
(translated to Chinese and distributed to the 700 members of the Chinese United Nations training delegates)

 

Non-publically Available Reports for Australian and Canadian Governments

Open Data – Review of Barriers to Open Data (2015)
With Alanah James, David Vaile, Louis de Koker, Lyria Bennett-Moses and Alana Maurushat

CRC Big Data and National Security Methodology Report (2016)
Janet Chan, Louis de Koker, Lyria Bennett-Moses, Alana Maurushat, Danuta Mendehlson, and David Vaile

CRC Big Data and National Security Comparative Report (2016)
Janet Chan, Louis de Koker, Lyria Bennett-Moses, Alana Maurushat, Danuta Mendehlson, and David Vaile

 CRC Big Data and National Security Australia Report (2016)
Janet Chan, Louis de Koker, Lyria Bennett-Moses, Danuta Mendehlson, and David Vaile
I did 37 interviews and helped edit the report.

CRC Big Data and National Security Canada Report (2016)
Alana Maurushat

CRC Big Data and National Security Risks and Opportunities (2016)
Alana Maurushat

CRC Agile Risk Management for Securing Big Data (2016)
Alana Maurushat

Ethical Hacking: A Report for the Minister of Public Safety Canada / Le PiratageUn  Rapport pour le Ministre de la Sécurité publique du Canada (2012). Alana Maurushat

 

Submissions

 

Stanley Shanapinda and Alana Maurushat, Review of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (2017).

Matthew Keely, Lyria Bennett-Moses, Michael Legg, Fleur Johns, Alana Maurushat and Daniel Chung, Justice for Everyday Problems: Civil Justice in New South Wales, submission on Law Access and Technology to New South Wales Attorney General (2017.)

Jill Slay, Greg Austen and Alana Maurushat, submission to Prime Minister’s Cabinet on Cybersecurity Strategy (2016)

Alana Maurushat, David Vaile, Melinda Bolton, Lauren Stubb and Kendy Ding, Serious Data Breach Notification
Submission to the Attorney General (2016)

Alana Maurushat and David Vaile, Data Retention Scheme to the Attorney General (2012), submission to the Attorney General.

Alana Maurushat, Proposed Data Breach Notification Scheme (2012), Submission to the Attorney General.

Alana Maurushat, Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill (2011), submission to the Attorney General.

Lyria Bennett Moses, David Vaile, Dan Cater, and Alana Maurushat, Submission on ALRC’s Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era Discussion Paper 80 (12 May 2014). http://www.alrc.gov.au/inquiries/invasions-privacy/submissions or http://www.alrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/subs/98._org__unsw_cyberspace….

David Vaile, Alana Maurushat, and Lyria Bennett Moses, Submission on Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill (20 June 2013) Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Legal

Alana Maurushat, Hackers, Fraudsters and Botnets: Tackling the Problem of Cyber Crime – The Report of the Inquiry into

Cyber Crime Invited Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications, Parliament of

Australia (2010)  http://aph.gov.au/house/committee/coms/cybercrime/report/full_report.pdf 

Abi Paramaguru, David Vaile, Catherine Bond, and Alana Maurushat (October 22, 2007)

Copyright Infringement Notices Scheme: A Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department 

Ian Kerr, Alana Maurushat and Christian Tacit (Nelligan, O’Brien, Payne Law Firm)

Technical Protection Measures:  Trends in Technical Protection Measures and Circumvention Technologies

Online Government publication for the Department of Canadian Heritage (2003) 

Ian Kerr, Alana Maurushat and Christian Tacit (Nelligan, O’Brien, Payne Law Firm)

Technical Protection Measures:  The Legal Protection of Technical Protection Measures

Online Government publication for the Department of Canadian Heritage (2003)