Associate Professor Lech Jan Janczewski

MEng, MASc and DEng.


A/Prof Lech J. Janczewski , (MEng - Warsaw, MASc - Toronto, DEng - Warsaw) has over thirty five years experience in information technology. He was the managing director of the largest IBM installation in Poland, and the project manager of the first computing centre in the Niger State of Nigeria.

His area of research includes management of IS resources with the special emphasis on data security and information systems investments. Currently he contributes to the project aimed on developing a tool handling Distributed Denial of Serve Attacks. Dr Janczewski has written above 100 publications presented in scientific journals, conference proceedings, books and chapters in books. In 1994, during his sabbatical he lectured at the Royal Holloway College, the University of London (UK), and in 2001 at the Faculty of Management, The University of Warsaw (Poland). He spent his last sabbatical (second half of 2005) at the Technical University of Trondheim (Norway) and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elisabeth (South Africa).

His CV was published in Marquis “Who is Who in the World 2000”, “Who is Who in Science and Engineering 2000”, “Who is Who in New Zealand”, and many others.

Special Interests:
Data communications
Information security and auditing
Problems of global telematic systems
Social impact of information systems


Research | Current

Research Interests:

Electronic commerce
Management of information systems
Medical information systems
Information Security


Teaching | Current

Positions Held:
From To Institution Position Held
1986 2002 The University of Auckland Senior Lecturer


2006 INFOSYS 340 Information Systems Project
2006 INFOSYS 341 Information Security
2006 INFOSYS 727 Information Security Applications


Postgraduate supervision

Current no of students:

PhD: 6

Master: 2

GradDip: 1



2006 Best Paper Award, IRMA Interantional Conference, Washington, DC, USA, May

Areas of expertise

Information secuirty policies

cyber crime, cyber war, cyber terrorism

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Chairperson, New Zealand Information Security Forum
Secretary, IFIP, Technical Committee 11
Scholl of Business representative, IT Forum


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Salleh, K. A., & Janczewski, L. (2019). Security Considerations in Big Data Solutions Adoption: Lessons from a Case Study on a Banking Institution. Procedia Computer Science. 10.1016/j.procs.2019.12.169
  • Ahmad, A., Whitworth, B., Zeshan, F., Janczewski, L., Ali, M., Chaudary, M. H., & Friedman, R. (2019). A relation-aware multiparty access control. Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 37 (1), 227-239. 10.3233/JIFS-179080
  • Janczewski, L. J., & Kutyłowski M (2018). ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection 33rd IFIP TC 11 International Conference, SEC 2018, Held at the 24th IFIP World Computer Congress, WCC 2018, Poznan, Poland, September 18-20, 2018, Proceedings. Springer.
  • Janczewski, L. J., & Kutyłowski M (2018). Preface.
  • Salleh, K. A., & Janczewski, L. (2018). An implementation of sec-TOE framework: Identifying security determinants of big data solutions adoption. Proceedings of the 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems - Opportunities and Challenges for the Digitized Society: Are We Ready?, PACIS 2018.
  • Kolini, S., & Janczewski, L. E. C. H. (2017). Clustering and Topic Modelling: A New Approach for Analysis of National Cyber security Strategies. Paper presented at Twenty First Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Langkawi, Malaysia. 16 July - 20 July 2017. PACIS 2017 Proceedings. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Farzan Kolini
  • Ivaturi, K., Chua, C., & Janczewski, L. (2017). Impact of information seeking and warning frames on online deception: A quasi-experiment. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 57 (2), 139-147. 10.1080/08874417.2016.1183446
  • Kolini, F., & Janczewski, L. (2017). Two Heads are Better than One: A Theoretical Model for Cybersecurity Intelligence Sharing (CIS) between Organisations. Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, ACIS 2017.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Farzan Kolini


Contact details

Primary office location

Level 4, Room 480
New Zealand

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