A Dehghantanha

Marie Curie International Incoming Research Fellow

School of Computing, Science & Engineeri

University of Salford

Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, Malware Analysis, Cyber Threat Intelligence

Dr. AliDehghantanha (www.alid.info) has served for more than a decade in a variety of industrial and academic positions with leading players in Cyber-Security and E-Commerce. He has long history of working in different areas of computer security as security researcher, malware analyzer, penetration tester, security consultant, professional trainer, and university lecturer. Ali is imminently qualified in the field of cyber security; he has an EU Marie Curie post-doctoral fellowship in cyber forensics (Marie Curie Fellowships are Europe’s most competitive and prestigious award), Ph.D in Security in Computing and a number of professional qualifications namely GXPN, GREM GCFA, CISM, CCFP and CISSP. Ali is a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a senior IEEE-UK member. He has semore...

• PhD in Computer Science (Security in Computing)- July 2008-10 Mar 2011. • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)- Obtained: 2017-02-21 • GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN) - Obtained: 2016-06-20 • GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) - Obtained: 2016-02-16 • Certified Cyber Forensscs Professional (CCFP) from (ISC)²®, since Jan 2015. • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) from ISACA® since Jun 2014. • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from (ISC)²®, since Mar 2012- certificate number: 411697. • Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) from EC-Council since May 2014.

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  1. Homayoun, S, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554, Ahmadzadeh, M, Hashemi, S and Khayami, R 2017, 'Know abnormal, find evil : frequent pattern mining for ransomware threat hunting and intelligence' , IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing .
  2. Epiphaniou, G, Karadimas, P, Dhouha Kbaier Ben, I, Al-Khateeb, H, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554 and Choo, K-KR 2017, 'Non-reciprocity compensation combined with turbo codes for secret key generation in vehicular ad hoc social IoT networks' , IEEE Internet of Things Journal .
  3. Kiwia, D, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554, Choo, K-KR and Slaughter, J 2017, 'A cyber kill chain based taxonomy of banking Trojans for evolutionary computational intelligence' , Journal of Computational Science, 27 , pp. 394-409.
  4. HaddadPajouh, H, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554, Khayami, R and Choo, RKK 2017, 'Intelligent OS X malware threat detection' , Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques, 14 (3) , pp. 213-223.
  5. Teing, Y-Y, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554, Raymond Choo, K-K, Abdullah, MT and Muda, Z 2017, 'Greening cloud-enabled big data storage forensics : Syncany as a case study' , IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, PP (99) .
  6. Azmoodeh, A, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554, Conti, M and Raymond Choo, K-K 2017, 'Detecting crypto-ransomware in IoT networks based on energy consumption footprint' , Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 9 (4) , pp. 1141-1152.
  7. Teing, Y-Y, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554 and Raymond Choo, K-K 2017, 'CloudMe forensics : a case of big-data investigation' , Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 30 (5) .
  8. Nikola, M, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554 and Kim-Kwang Raymond, C 2017, 'Machine learning aided android malware classification' , Computers & Electrical Engineering, 61 , pp. 266-274.
  9. Yee Yang, T, Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554, Choo, R, Muda, Z, Taufik, A and Wee-Chait, C 2016, 'A closer look at Syncany Windows and Ubuntu clients’ residual artefacts' , in: Security, Privacy and Anonymity in Computation, Communication and Storage , Lecture Notes in Computer Science (10067) , SpaCCS, pp. 342-357.
  10. Hasani, T, Jamil, B and Dehghantanha, A ORCID: 0000-0002-9294-7554 2016, 'Investigating the antecedents to the adoption of SCRM technologies by start-up companies' , Telematics and Informatics, 34 (5) , pp. 655-675.