Dr Ameer Al-Nemrat
Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader
Information Security and Computer Forensics
- CertifiedFTK Examiner/Access Data/2011
- OxygenMobile Forensics Software/2011
- UKAS Accreditor ISO 27025 – Assessor and Lead Assessor 2014
- Research Visitor at Australian National University - Cybercrime Observatory
- Research Visitor at Research Centre for Scientific and Technical Information, Algeria
- Associate research status with Leeds Metropolitan University (external supervisor).
- External Assessor for MSc Network Security, Middlesex University (2015)
- External Examiner for MSc Cybercrime and Security, Canterbury Christ Church University (2014)
- Thesis External Examiner for Deakin University, Australia
- Thesis Examiner for Macquarie University, Australia
- PhDInvestigation into Cybercrime Trends and Analysis/ Sep 2010/ UEL
- PGCert in Learning and Teaching in HigherEducation/Sep 2009/ UEL
- PGCertResearch/ Sep 2008/UEL
- MSCComputer Systems Auditing/ Sep 2006/ London Metropolitan UniversityBCS BIS (Informatics, Management, andStatistics)/ Sep1991/ Damascus University
Ameer is a forward thinking and innovative Computer Security and Digital Forensic, investigator, researcher and educator who has acquired more than 7 years extensive experience including designing and leading information security projects and programmes.
Ameer is a senior lecturer at the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering, University of East London (UEL). He also the Director of Professional Doctorate in Information Security & the MSc Information Security and Digital Forensics programmes. In addition, Ameer is the founder and the director of the Electronic Evidence Laboratory, UEL. Ameer is a research active in the area of cybercrime and digital forensics where he has been publishing research papers in peer-reviewed conferences and internationally reputed journals. He is a co-editor of the book “Issues in Cybercrime, Security, and Digital Forensics”. He also was the guest editor of the special issue of the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (IJESDF).
Ameer has led a Cybercrime Programme Project with a German institution, which won for the second time in a row, the “Good Practice Award” from The European Commission under the Leonardo da Vinci scheme which focuses on the teaching and training needs of those involved in vocational education and training.”
Ameer was also nominated as the “Best Lecturer” for 2015 - Student Led Teaching Awards – Spotlight on Great Teaching 2015.
- National Computer Security Conference – Angola – May 2016
- National Security & Resilience Exhibition – Abu Dhabi- March 2016
- Brazilian Law Enforcement for Cyber Security Meeting – Sao Paolo- Oct 2015
- 13th Security Meeting summit "Crisis Management, Computer Forensics, Surveillance, ID Theft & Espionage", Lisbon, November 2014.
- The 3rd Forum on Total Quality in Public Security, Hail, Saudi, 24-26 Feb, 2014.
- Workshop on Cyber Crime at ARC Centre for Excellence in Policing and Security, Regulatory Institutions Network, National Australian University, Canberra, Australia. 7th Nov 2013
- The 2nd Forum on Total Quality in Public Security, Jeddah, Saudi, 10-12 Sep, 2012.
Guest Editor for Special Issue "Developments in Cybercrime and Cybercrime Mitigation" Future Internet Journal
Guest Editor for the special issue “Cybercrime Prevention, Detection & Response”, International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics., ISSN (online) 1751-9128. Volume 5 (2), 2013
Journal Papers: R. Mukhtar, A. Al-Nemrat, M. Alazab, S. Venkatraman and H. Jahankhani “Analysis of Firewall Log Based Detection Scenarios for Evidence in Digital Forensics“. (In press) International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics, 2012.
R. Alavi, S. Islam, H. Jahankhani, A. Al-Nemrat, “Analyzing Human Factors for an Effective Information Security Management System”, International Journal of Secure Software Engineering (IJSSE), Special Issue on Cyber security, IGI Global publication.
2011 Jahankhani H.; Al-Nemrat A., “Cybercrime Profiling and Trends Analysis”, in Babak A.; Yates S. (Ed.) “Intelligence Management: Knowledge Driven Frameworks for Combating Terrorism and Organized Crime". PP 181-195, 1st Edition, Springer, 2011 London.
Guest Editor for the special issue “Cybercrime Prevention, Detection & Response”, International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics., ISSN (online) 1751-9128. . Volume 5 (2), 2013
R. Bashroush, A. Al-Nemrat, M. Bachrouch and H. Jahankhani, “Visualizing Variability Models Using Hyperbolic Trees”, 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2011), London, June 2011.
Al-Nemrat A.; Jahankhani H.; & Bashroush R., “The Impact of awareness of cybercrime Law in reducing cybercrime”, in Weir G. (Ed.)”cyberforensics: issues and Perspectives”. PP 223-228, 1st Edition, University of Strathclyde Publishing. Glasgow, 2011
Al-Nemrat A.; Jahankhani, H.; Mukhtar R.; Alazab M.; Venkatraman S. (2011), “Analysis of firewall log based detection models for evidence in digital forensics”, In the proceeding of the “International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (IJESDF), London, Sep 2011
R. Bashroush, A. Al-Nemrat and M. Bachrouch, “Case Study: Using ADLARS to Design and Develop a Real-Time Network Emulator”, International Conference on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS 2011), Jordan, May 2011. http://www.just.edu.jo/~myradaideh/icics.pdf
Askerniya I.; Jahankhani H.; Sin wee Lee & Al-Nemrat A. “Education, Training and Awareness (ETA) Four Dimensional cybercrime prevention model”, Kaspersky: ”International student conference on computer security issues “IT security for the new generation””. Erfurt, Germany. Jan 2011. http://www.kaspersky.com/view.html?id=72
“Issues in Cybercrime, Security and Digital Forensics”, Edited by George S Weir & A. Al-Nemrat, University of Strathclyde Publishing, Glasgow 2012. ISBN: 978-0-947649-85-2.
2010 Journal paper: Jahankhani H. & Al-Nemrat A. (2010) ‘Examination of Cybercriminal Behaviour’, International Journal of Information Science and Management. Special Issue, PP 41-48.
Book Chapter: Jahankhani H. & Al-Nemrat A. (2010) ‘ Cybercrime’, In Jahankhani H. et al (ed.) ‘Handbook of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics’ World Scientific, London.
Conference Paper: Al-Nemrat A.; Jahankhani H. & Preston D. (2010) ‘Cybercrime Victimisation/Criminalisation and Punishment’, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1, Volume 92, Global Security, Safety, and Sustainability, Pages 55-62
Jahankhani H. & Al-Nemrat A. (2010) ‘Examination of Cybercriminal Behaviour’, 4th International Conference on E-Commerce with focus on Developing Countries, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jahankhani H. & Al-Nemrat A. (2008) “ Global E-Security”, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1, Volume 12, Part 1, Pages 3-9
Conference Papers C. Benziad; S. Medjadba; A. Al-Nemrat; and N. Badache,“Accelerated Verification of an ID-based Signature Scheme for Broadcast Authentication in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceeding of IEEE 10th International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing CSE/EUC 2012, Nicosia, Cyprus.
F. Amuchie; A. Al-Nemrat; M. Alazab; R. Layton , “Identifying Cyber Predators through Forensic Authorship Analysis of Chat Logs”, in proceeding of IEEE 3rd Cybercrime & Trustworthy Computing Workshop, CTC 2012, Sydney, Australia.
M. Alazab; M. Al Kadiri; S. Venkatraman, and A. Al-Nemrat “Malicious Code Detection Using Penalized Splines on OPcode Frequency “, in proceeding of IEEE 3rd Cybercrime & Trustworthy Computing Workshop, CTC 2012, Sydney, Australia.
M. Aiash; G. Mapp; A. Lasebae; and A. Al-Nemrat, “Supporting LTE Networks in Heterogeneous Environment using the Y-Comm Framework”, in proceeding of 4th International Conference on Networks & Communications (NETCOM-2012), Chennai, India, 2012.
U. Naeem, A. Tawil, R. Bashroush and A. Al-Nemrat, “Achieving Model Completeness for Hierarchically Structured Activities of Daily Life”, in proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems PECCS 2012, Rome, Italy, February 2012.
N. Ibrahim, A. Al-Nemrat, H. Jahankhani and R. Bashroush, “Sufficiency of Windows Event log as Evidence in Digital Forensics”, in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability (ICGS3), Greece, August 2011.
D. Gabi and A. Al-Nemrat, “Password Guessing attacks: Analysis and Discovery of Evidence in Computer Forensic Investigation”, in proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cybercrime, Security and Digital Forensics” CYFOR-12 London, UK, May 2012.
We won the “Best Practice” Award, second times in rows, from EU Commission/ Brussels, Belgium.
- 2010 Leonardo da Vinci scheme. Project Number: DE/10/LLP-LDV/IVT/282512
- 2012 Leonardo da Vinci scheme. Project Number: DE/12/LLP- LDV/IVT/2842
- 2014 Leonardo da Vinci scheme. Project Number: 2014-1-DE02-KA102-000569
- Cyber Criminal network analysis using data mining techniques
- Cybercrime prevention and detection
- Profiling Cybercrime victims
- Digital Forensics and Steganography techniques
CN6107 Computer and Network Security (BSc)
MSc Cyber Crime