Mohd Anwar

Associate Professor

Mohd Anwar
College of Engineering

Computer Science

Cherry Hall 304
B.S.Computer Science / Winona State University
M.S.Computer Science / North Dakota State University
Ph.D.Computer Science / University of Saskatchewan


Dr. Anwar is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at North Carolina A&T State University. His research has been funded by NSF, Air Force, DoD, NIH, and NSA. Dr. Anwar’s expertise and research interests in cybersecurity include intrusion detection, continuous authentication, mobile malware detection, cybersecurity analytics, human factors in cybersecurity, and behavioral aspect of cybersecurity. He maintains a strong second research stream in mHealth, exploring areas of health behavior monitoring, ecological momentary assessment, and just-in-time intervention.

Research Interests

Cybersecurity, mHealth, Social Computing, Human Factors, Machine Learning, Cognitive Psychology

Recent Publications

  • Mohd Anwar, James Brown (2021). (Blacksite: human-in-the-loop artificial immune system for intrusion detection in internet of things). ). Human-Intelligent Systems Integration.
  • Mohd Anwar, Brittany Davis (2020). (Vulnerability Studies and Security Postures of IoT Devices: A Smart Home Case Study). ). IEEE Internet of Things Journal .
  • Mohd Anwar, Dalia Khoury (2020). (Using Twitter to surveil the opioid epidemic in North Carolina). ). Journal of Medical Internet Search (JMIR).
  • Mohd Anwar (2020). (Supporting Privacy, Trust, and Personalization in Online Learning). ). International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, Springer.
  • Mohd Anwar, Ling Li, Xiaohong Yuan (2019). (Investigating the Impact of Cybersecurity Policy Awareness on Employees’ Cybersecurity Behavior). (International Journal of Information Management) 45, pp. 13--24 ). Elsevier International Journal of Information Management.
  • Mohd Anwar, Wu He (2019). (Improving employees’ intellectual capacity for cybersecurity through evidence-based malware training). ). Journal of Intellectual Capital.
  • Mohd Anwar (2019). (Cyber-based Design for Additive Manufacturing Using Artificial Neural Networks for Industry 4.0). pp. 1--21 ). International Journal of Production Research, Taylor Francis.
  • Mohd Anwar, Peter Brusilovsky (2019). (Privacy and Territoriality Issues in an Online Social Learning Portal). (Cyber Law, Privacy, and Security: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications) pp. 675-693 ). IGI Global.
  • Mohd Anwar, James Brown, Gerry Dozier (2017). (An artificial Immunity Approach to Malware Detection in a Mobile Platform). (Springer Journal on Information Security (EURASIP)) ). Elsevier Computers & Security.
  • Mohd Anwar, Peter Brusilovsky (2016). (Privacy and Territoriality Issues in an Online Social Learning Portal). (1) 11, pp. 17 ). International Journal of Information Security & Privacy.
  • Mohd Anwar, Ivan Ash, Wu He, Lin Li, Lin Xu, Xiaohong Yuan (2016). (Gender Difference and Employees' Cybersecurity Behaviors ). 69, pp. 437-443 ). Elsevier Journal of Computers in Human Behavior.
  • Mohd Anwar (2015). (Anytime, anywhere access to secure, privacy-aware healthcare services: Issues, approaches and challenges). (Elsevier Health Policy & Technology) ). Elsevier.
  • Mohd Anwar, Christopher Doss (2015). (Lighting the Mobile Information FHIR: How FHIRframe Could Dramatically Improve Mobile Health and Change HIM in the Process). ). Journal of American Health Information Management Association.
  • Mohd Anwar (2013). (Mutual-friend based attacks in social network systems). (1) 37, ). Elsevier Computers & Security.
  • Mohd Anwar (2013). (Automatic Evaluation of Information Provider Reliability and Expertise). ). World Wide Web Journal.
  • Mohd Anwar (2013). (Privacy and Security in Location-Based Services). ). Advances in Location-Based Computing and Services. Taylor & Francis.
  • Mohd Anwar, Christopher Doss, Nadine Manjaro (A Context-aware Remote Health Monitoring Service for Improved Patient Care). In Wickramasinghe, Troshani, and Tan, ). Key Considerations in Consumer Health Informatics, Springer.
  • Mohd Anwar, Jeffrey McDonald, Imano Williams, Xiaohong Yuan (A Method for Developing Abuse Cases and Its Evaluation). ). Journal of Software.