Dr Mahdi Aiash is with the School of Science and Technology, Middlesex University. Dr Aiash is involved in a number of research projects nationally and internationally. His main interest is in the area of Secure Future Internet, Network and Cyber Security. He is a computer security researcher & practitioner with industry, academic, and research experience. He is an active contributor to the academic as well as broader international community working on Information and Network Security issues. Dr Aiash has published in excess of 50 peer reviewed papers in prestigious journals and conferences; he is a recipient of a number of "Best Research Paper Awards". Dr Aiash presently maintains nearly two dozen certifications including Ethical/White Hat Hacker, Licenced Pen-tester and Information Security Officer. He has also conducted workshops and corporate trainings around the world apart from his speaking engagements.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Security and QoS for Heterogeneous networks , 2012.
Master of Science (with Distinction) in Computer Networks and Secuirty, 2008.
BEng of Electical Engineering, Computing Department, 2004
Learning & Teaching Interests
Teaching Interests in different areas of Information Communication Technology and Engineering:
Communications and networking.
Network and Information Security.
Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking.
Operating and distributed Systems.
Computer architecture and programming (low-level and high-level programming).
Penetration Testing and Digital Forensic (Module Leader)
Cyber Security and Regulatoion (Module Leader)
Computer Systems Architecture and Operating System (Module Leader).
Security Architecture and Engineering (Module Leader)
Network Security (Module Leader)
Research Outputs & Interests
Research expertise in the area of Information and Network Security, Future Internet and computer networks, which cover:
Security of Computer Networks and Information Systems.
Security Protocols: design and verification.
Future Internet: Internet of Things (IoTs), Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Information Centric Networks (ICNs).
Virtualization and Cloud Computing and Big data.
Pervasive Communication and Heterogenoues Networks.
Computer Networks and Telecommunications.
Advanced Wireless Networking.
Miss Rand Raheem: Performance Analysis for Mobile Femtocell in LTE Technology.
Mr Frangiscos Sardis: A Novel Approach for Service-Migration in Cloud Computing.
Mr Ali Raheem: A Secure Handover Protocol for 6LowPAN.
Mr Thamer Alghamedi: An Integrated Security framework for Communications in IoTs.
Karthick, Gayathri and Mapp, Glenford E. and Kammueller, Florian and Aiash, Mahdi (2017) Exploring a security protocol for secure service migration in commercial cloud environments. In: 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Data and Cloud Computing (ICC 2017), 22-23 Mar 2017, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. (Published online first)
Mapp, Glenford E. and Aiash, Mahdi and Ondiege, Brian and Clarke, Malcolm (2014) Exploring a new security framework for cloud storage using capabilities. In: 1st International Workshop on Cyber Security and Cloud Computing, a workshop of SOSE, 07-11 Apr 2014, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Sardis, Fragkiskos and Mapp, Glenford E. and Loo, Jonathan and Aiash, Mahdi (2014) Dynamic traffic management for interactive cloud services: localising traffic based on network throughput and user mobility. In: 2014 IEEE/ACM 7th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC),, 08-11 Dec 2014, London, UK.
Azab, Ahmad and Alazab, Mamoun and Aiash, Mahdi (2016) Machine learning based botnet identification traffic. In: 15th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-2016), 23-26 August 2016, Tianjin, China.
Kenaza, Tayeb and Bennaceur, Khadidja and Labed, Abennour and Aiash, Mahdi (2016) Enhancing the SVDD accuracy in Intrusion Detection Systems by removing external voids. In: 15th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-16), 23-25 Aug 2016, Tianjin, China.