Prof Lennon Yao-Chung Chang

Lennon Yao-Chung Chang

A/Prof Lennon Yao-Chung Chang is currently an Associate Professor, Cyber Risk and Policy, in the School of Information Technology at Deakin University, Australia. He was awarded his PhD in Law from the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University. He holds a Master degree in Criminology and a Bachelor in Law, both from National Taipei University, Taiwan. He is the founder and President of the Australasian Taiwan Studies Association, a charitable non-profit organisation in Australia. He is the Vice Chairman of the Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society which he co-founded in 2012. He is also the founder and Director of Cyberbaykin: Myanmar Cyber Security Awareness campaign and a member of the Oceania Cyber Security Centre. His research interests focus on the intersection of law and technology, cybercrime and cyber security, co-production of cyber security, disinformation campaigns and foreign interference, especially in the Indo-Pacific region. He is currently researching disinformation, co-production of cyber security and internet vigilantism in the Indo-Pacific region. He is also working with governments and NGOs in ASEAN countries on research and training programs to build cyber security capacity and cyber security awareness. He is often invited by TV and news media, including New York Times, Reuters, ABC, BBC and South China Morning Post, to comment on cybercrime and cyber-attack events.

Before joining Deakin, he was a senior lecture in Criminology at Monash University and an assistant professor in Criminology at City University of Hong Kong. He also worked as a project manager in the Science and Technology Law Centre, Institute for Information Industry in Taiwan.

Joined: 2023