Professional Activities

PhD External Examinations / Assessments

  • PhD External Examiner of Dr Christopher David McDermott, Robert Gordon University, Scotland, UK, August 2020
  • PhD External Examiner of Dr Egon Kidmose, the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Electronic Systems, Wireless Communication Networks at the Aalborg University, Denmark, February 2019
  • PhD External Examiner of Dr Reza Montasari, Computing and Mathematics, University of Derby, United Kingdom, August 2016
  • PhD External Examiner of Dr Matija Stevanovic, Faculty of Engineering and Science at the Aalborg University, Denmark, May 2016
  • PhD External Examiner of Dr Ezer Osei Yeboah-Boateng, Information Security at the Aalborg University, Denmark, April 2013
  • PhD Industry Supervisor / Mentor to a number of Universities, April 2011 to Date
  • PhD External Examiner, April 2011 to Date

Distinguished Lecturer

Affiliations

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Past Secretary, IEEE UK & Ireland Section
  • Past Chair, IEEE UK & Ireland Blockchain Group
  • Executive Member, IEEE UK & Ireland, Computer Society Chapter
  • Member, IEEE Computer Society
  • Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security & Privacy
  • Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on the Internet
  • Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics
  • Member, IEEE Young Professionals
  • Member, IEEE Big Data Community
  • Member, IEEE Green ICT Community
  • Member, IEEE Smart Grid Community

Editorial Activities

  • Reviewer: IEEE Security & Privacy, IEEE
  • Reviewer: Computer & Security, Elsevier
  • Editor-in-Chief: International Journal on Cyber Situational Awareness (IJCSA), C-MRiC.ORG, ISSN (Online) 2057 – 2182, ISSN (Print) 2057 – 2182, DOI: 10.22619/IJCSA
  • Reviewer: International Journal of Information and Computer Security (IJICS),  Inderscience Publishers, ISSN (Online): 1744-1773 – ISSN (Print): 1744-1765
  • Reviewer:  Security Informatics, a SpringerOpen Journal
  • Reviewer: China Communications Journal, ISSN: 1673-5447
  • Editorial Committee Member: International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security (IJCSNS)
  • Reviewer: International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, Security, Forensics and Crime Track, Life Sciences Global
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBERSA 2019 – The International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment (CyberSA 2019), June 3-4, 2019, Oxford, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: SOCIAL MEDIA 2019 – The International Conference on Social Media, Wearable and Web Analytics (Social Media 2019), June 3-4, 2019, Oxford, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER SECURITY 2019 – The International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2019), June 3-4, 2019, Oxford, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER INCIDENT 2019- The International Conference on Cyber Incident Response, Coordination, Containment & Control (Cyber Incident 2019), June 3-4, 2019, Oxford, UK
  • Programme Committee Member: International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics, FOSINT-SI 2018
  • Programme Committee Member: IEEE ISI 2018 IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2018), November 8 – 10, 2018, Florida International University, Miami FL
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBERSA 2018 – The International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment (CyberSA 2018), June 11-12, 2018, Scotland
  • Steering Committee Chair: SOCIAL MEDIA 2018 – The International Conference on Social Media, Wearable and Web Analytics (Social Media 2018), June 11-12, 2018, Scotland
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER SECURITY 2018 – The International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2018), June 11-12, 2018, Scotland
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER INCIDENT 2018- The International Conference on Cyber Incident Response, Coordination, Containment & Control (Cyber Incident 2018), June 11-12, 2018, Scotland
  • Reviewer: WG 2: Global Perspectives on Cybersecurity Education, of the 23rd Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ACM ITiCSE 2018), University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus, – sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)
  • Programme Committee Member: Workshop on Security Analytics – A Business Informatics Perspective
  • Programme Committee Member: IEEE ISI 2017 (The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics), Beijing, China, July 22-24, 2017
  • Programme Committee Member: International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics, FOSINT-SI 2017, In conjunction with ASONAM 2017, Sydney, Australia, August 01-02, 2017
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBERSA 2017 – The International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment (CyberSA 2017), June 19-20, 2017, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: SOCIAL MEDIA 2017 – The International Conference on Social Media, Wearable and Web Analytics (Social Media 2017), June 19-20, 2017, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER SECURITY 2017 – The International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2017), June 19-20, 2017, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER INCIDENT 2017- The International Conference on Cyber Incident Response, Coordination, Containment & Control (Cyber Incident 2017), June 19-20, 2017, London, UK
  • Programme Committee Member: IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, IEEE ISI 2016, Tucson, Arizona, USA Sept 27-30, 2016
  • Reviewer: 7th International Conference on Society and Information Technologies: ICSIT 2016, March 8 – 11, 2016 ~ Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Programme Committee Member: 2016 International Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Cyber Security BDA4CS 2016. At the 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2016), Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 6-9 December 2016
  • Steering Committee Chair / Organiser: CYBER INCIDENT 2016 IEEE TCS, The International Conference on Cyber Incident Response, Coordination, Containment & Control (Cyber Incident 2016), June 13-14, 2016, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair / Organiser: CYBERSA 2016 IEEE TCS, The International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment (CyberSA 2016), June 13-14, 2016, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair / Organiser: SOCIAL MEDIA 2016 – IEEE TCS, The International Conference on Social Media, Wearable and Web Analytics (Social Media 2016), June 13-14, 2016, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair / Organiser: CYBER SECURITY 2016 – IEEE TCS, The International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2016), June 13-14, 2016, London, UK
  • Programme Committee Member: The 8th International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’16), November 1-4, 2016 Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne, France
  • Programme Committee Member: The 5th International Conference on Theory and Practice to Modern Computing (TPMC 2016), IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, 2 – 4 July 2016, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  • Programme Committee Member: International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics (FOSINT-SI 2016), in conjunction with ASONAM 2016, Davis, CA, USA, August 19-20, 2016
  • Programme Committee Member: SENSORNETS 2016 the 5th International Conference on Sensor Networks, Rome, Italy, Feb. 19-21, 2016
  • Programme Committee Member: Ninth International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM 2015), August 23 – 28, 2015, Venice, Italy
  • Programme Committee Member: 7th International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’15), October 25-29, 2016,  Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Programme Committee Member: The International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics (FOSINT-SI 2015), in conjunction with ASONAM 2015, Paris, France, August 26-27, 2015
  • Programme Committee Member: The Second International Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement, (AECIA 2015), September 9-11, 2015, Villejuif, France
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER INCIDENT 2015 – The International Conference on Cyber Incident Response, Coordination, Containment & Control (Cyber Incident 2015), June 8-9, 2015, London , UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBERSA 2015 – The International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment (CyberSA 2015), June 8-9, 2015, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: SOCIAL MEDIA 2015 – The International Conference on Social Media, Wearable and Web Analytics (Social Media 2015), June 8-9, 2015, London, UK
  • Steering Committee Chair: CYBER SECURITY 2015 – The International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2015), June 8-9, 2015, London , UK
  • Programme Committee Member: FUTURE COMPUTING 2015, the Seventh International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications, March 22 – 27, 2015 – Nice, France
  • Programme Committee Member: The IEEE Joint Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (JISIC) 2014 [Intelligence and Security Informatics and European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference], September 24-26, 2014, the Hague, the Netherlands. The first joint International and European conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (IEEE ISI & EISIC)
  • Programme Committee Member: The 6th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2015 jointly with the 21st International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis: ISAS 2015, March 10 – 13, 2015 ~ Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Programme Committee Member: SENSORNETS 2015 – The 4th International Conference on Sensor Networks, ESEO, Angers, Loire Valley/France, Feb. 11-13, 2015
  • Reviewer: The 6th International Conference on Society and Information Technologies: ICSIT 2015, March 10 – 13, 2015 ~ Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Programme Committee Member: The Eighth International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, SENSORCOMM 2014, November 16 – 20, 2014 – Lisbon, Portugal
  • Reviewer: 5th International Conference on Society and Information Technologies ICSIT 2014, March 4-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Programme Committee Member: 3rd IEEE / ASE International Conference on Cyber Security, (CyberSecurity’14), Stanford, CA, USA, May 27 – May 31, 2014
  • Reviewer: 5th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics IMCIC 2014, jointly with the 20th International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis: ISAS 2014 – March 4-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Programme Committee Member: International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’14), September 15-17, 2014 Buraidah Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia
  • Programme Committee Member: Theory and Practice to Modern Computing (TPMC 2014),  IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 July 2014
  • Programme Committee Member: International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics (FOSINT-SI 2014), in conjunction with ASONAM 2014, Beijing, China, August 18-19, 2014
  • Programme Committee Member: Sixth International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications – FUTURE COMPUTING 2014, May 25-29, 2014, Venice, Italy
  • Reviewer: 7th International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation IMETI 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 15-18, 2014
  • Programme Committee Member: 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks, SENSORNETS 2014, Lisbon, Portugal, 7-9 January, 2014
  • Programme Committee Member: Theory and Practice to Modern Computing (TPMC 2013),  IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Prague, Czech Republic, 22 – 24 July 2013
  • Programme Committee Member: IEEE Eurocon 2013, EUROCON2013 in Zagreb, Croatia, 1 July – 4 July 2013
  • Programme Committee Member: IEEE AFRICON Conference (AFRICON 2013), Mauritius, 9-12 September 2013
  • Programme Committee Member: IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, IEEE ISI 2013, Seattle, Washington DC, USA, June 4-7, 2013
  • Programme Committee Member: 2nd International Conference on Sensor Networks, SENSORNETS 2013, Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 19-21, 2013