Job Experience

Assistant Professor (April 2012 - till date), Dept. of Computer Science, College of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA.
  • Graduate Courses Taught:
    • Network Security (CS 742)
    • Advanced Topics in Computer Networks (CS 642)
  • Undergraduate Courses Taught:
 Ethical Hacking
(CPCS 494)
 Information Security (CPCS 425)
 Computer Networks I (CPCS 371) Computer Networks II (CPCS 372)Computer Network Practices
(CPCS 473)
Human Computer Interactions
(CPCS 381)

Introduction to Programming
 (CS 201)

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  • Supervision:
  Completed  In Progress
 No. of MS students supervised 1 1
 No. of BS students supervised 15 0

Postdoc Fellow (Oct 2009 - Jan 2012), Computer Security Research Lab, Dept. of Comp. Sci. and Engg., University of Quebec in Outaouais (UQO), Canada.
  • CA-sponsored project that develops a method for the validation of consistency and completeness of access control policy set using data mining algorithms.
  • Research and development on designing access control anomalies detection methodology.
  • Research and development on risk-based decision methods for access control systems.

Research Assistant
(Sep. 2005 – Aug 2009), Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Kyung Hee University, Korea.
  • Research and development of security services for ubiquitous computing environments.
    • Developed a resource efficient framework, called an intrusion-tolerant trust-based privacy assured security solution for wireless sensor networks, featuring trust management, secure routing and key management.
    • Developed a Group-based Trust Management Scheme (GTMS) for clustered wireless sensor networks.
    • Developed an identity, route and location privacy algorithms (IRL and r-IRL) for wireless sensor networks.
  • Projects
    • IGI-sponsored project that develops an authentication and access control solution for mobile devices in virtual product and manufacturing environments.

Jr. Software Engineer
(May 2003 – July 2003), Precience Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. Karachi, Pakistan.

Volunteer Job Experience:

Team Leader (Jan. 2008 – Aug 2009), Ubiquitous Security (uSec) team of Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Kyung Hee University, Korea.
  • Organized a group of 6 students.