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About David M Cook

David M Cook is a research scholar interested in new and emerging forms of security and governance. This includes E-Governance, New Modes of Governance, Computer Security,Socio-Political systems, and International Governance.
This broad research theme underpins a range of research vectors including counter terrorism, money laundering, crime prevention, online security, new media security, accessibility, gerontechnology, and seniors security.


Present Chair of the WA Branch of the ACS, Australian Computer Society
Present Researcher ECU SRI Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University
Present Lecturer - School of Computer and Security Science, Edith Cowan University

Research Interests

HCI, e-Governance, Trusted Computing, Money Laundering, Computer Security, New Media security, Senior Citizens online security, and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

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Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Vice Chancellor's Staff Award for Community Engagement
  • 2013 Best paper Award for the Australian Information Warfare Conference
  • 2012 Winner of the WAITTA Communit Service award for the Seniors Identity Training program
  • 2010 Best paper Award ( WA Police Award) for the Australian Counter-Terrorism Conference

Contact Information

Edith Cowan University (Bld 13)
2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley