Muhammad Ajmal Azad is a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Cyber Security in the Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies at Birmingham City University. His research interests broadly covers the areas of network security and privacy. In the past few years, he designed systems and methods for securing the telecommunication users from the telemarketers, robo-callers, scammers, and spammers using behavioral modeling and social network analysis. He has also explored ways for protecting the privacy of telephone users in a collaborative environment. Currently, he is involved in projects like Identity spoofing, secure reputation systems, collaborative security, security of VoIP and Next-generation Network security.