Dr. YAU, Joe Cho Ki
Dr. YAU, Joe Cho Ki

B.Math., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Lecturer, Department of Computer Science


Dr. Joe C.K. YAU is a lecturer of the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University.  He obtained his Ph.D. and M.Phil. from The University of Hong Kong, and his B.Math. from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  He is a computer security researcher focusing in digital rights management (DRM) and copyright protection. In addition, he is also interested in software protection, information hiding, e-Government, e-Voting, etc.

Apart from teaching and research, Dr. Yau is also active in serving the society.  He is the Convener, Copyright and Creativity Working Group of Internet Society Hong Kong, and an Exco Member of ACM (Hong Kong Chapter).

Research Interests

  • Computer Security
  • Copyright Protection
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Software Protection
  • Trusted Computing
  • Information Hiding
  • Digital Watermarking/Finger-printing
  • Forward Security
  • Secure Logging
  • Document Archival
  • Java Security

Selected Publications

  • Towards a Secure Copyright Protection Infrastructure for e-Education Material: Principles learned from Experience
    Joe C.K. Yau, Lucas C.K. Hui, S.M. Yiu, Bruce S.N. Cheung; International Journal of Network Security (Vol.2 Num.1, 2006, pp. 21-28).
  • eCX: A Secure Infrastructure for e-Course Delivery
    Joe C.K. Yau, Lucas C.K. Hui, S.M. Yiu, Bruce S.N. Cheung; Internet Research: Electronic Networking Applications and Policy (Vol.13 Num.2, 2003, pp. 116-125)
  • A Key-Recovery System for Long-term Encrypted Documents
    Eric K. Wang, Joe C.K. Yau, Lucas C.K. Hui, Zoe L. Jiang, S.M. Yiu; The First International EDM Workshop -- Electronic Document Management in an Enterprise Computing Environment, October 17, 2006.
  • Trustworthy Browsing -- A Secure Web Accessing Model
    Joe C.K. Yau, Lucas C.K. Hui, S.M. Yiu, Y. Woo, K.W. Lau, Bruce S.N. Cheung; The 2005 IEEE International Conference on e-Technology, e-Commerce and e-Service, pp. 542-547, March 29-April 1, 2005.
  • Cryptographic Schemes in Secure e-Course eXchange (eCX) for e-Course Workflow
    Joe C.K. Yau, Lucas C.K. Hui, Bruce S.N. Cheung, S.M. Yiu, Venus L.S. Cheung; Proceedings of SSGRR 2002 (Summer), July 29-August 4, 2002.