Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo

naghmeh moradpoor sheykhkanloo

Dr Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo

Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks

Biography

Dr Moradpoor (PhD, MSc, BSc, CEH v.8, PGCert, MBCS) is a Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks and a member of the Centre for Distributed Computing, Networking and Security and The Cyber Academy at the Edinburgh Napier University.

She holds a PhD in Computer Systems and Networking from the University of Ulster, UK (2013), MSc in Computer Systems and Networking from the University of Greenwich, UK (2009) and BSc in Computer Software Engineering (2004). She is a member of British Computer Society (MBCS), a member of Certified Ethical Hackers (CEH) community and a fellow member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Naghmeh’s general research interests include security, Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Systems, machine learning, evolutionary computing, mobile phone forensics, digital forensics, network resource management and next generation networks, systems and services. She is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH.v8) and her current area of research and publications are focused on employing machine learning for detection and classification of various cybersecurity attacks, IDS/IPS for Internet of Things (IoT), control systems security analysis & measures and forensic similarity hashes.

Naghmeh has also actively participated in public engagement. She has been invited to serve as a Technical Program Committee Member for many journals and conferences including Journal of Information Security and Applications, Journal of Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier/OSN), Security of Information and Networks (SIN) conferences, Women in Computing and Informatics (WCI) conferences, Complex Adaptive Systems conferences and Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) PhD conferences. She was a Chair and principle organiser of the first Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) symposium – 2016 sponsored by SICSA, and an organiser of ISIE-IAPSS 2017: Special Session on Industrial Automation and Process System’s Security for The 26th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics. Naghmeh is also an organiser of International Workshop on Securing IoT Networks 2017 held in conjunction with The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017). She was an invited speaker for Women In Science Festival (Dundee), pre- film screening presentation for: "Transcendence" and a conference Chair for Security of Information and Networks (SIN) conference.

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Conference Activity

  • Chair and lead organiser of Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) symposium - 2016
  • Organiser of Special Session on Industrial Automation and Process System’s Security (ISIE-IAPSS 2017) held in conjunction with The IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE’17)
  • Organiser of International Workshop on Securing IoT Networks (SITN) held in conjunction with The IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017)
  • Session Chair of Security of Information and Networks (SIN) - 2014
  • Program Co-Chair for SIN 2017
  • Organiser of Poster Competition for Women in Cyber Security (PCWiCS)-2017: “The Truth About Cyber Security in 7 Words” [sponsored by SICSA]

 

Invited Speaker

  • Invited speaker for Women In Science Festival - Dundee (2015)

 

Reviewing

  • Security of Information and Networks (SIN) Conferences
  • Journal of Cyber Security Technology
  • Journal of Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier/OSN)
  • Women in Computing and Informatics (WCI) Conference
  • Complex Adaptive Systems Conference
  • The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) - PhD Conference
  • Journal of Information Security and Applications
  • Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM)

 

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Memeber of Edinburgh Napier University, School of Computing (SoC), Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team
  • Athena SWAN Champion for School of Computing (SoC), Edinburgh Napier University

 

Media Activity

  • KU Big Read project, representing School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Cyber STEM Event for P7 Girls - The Cyber Academy, Edinburgh Napier University

 

Editorial Activity

  • Journal of Cyber Security Technology, Special Issue: Secure Smart Society in Next Generation Networking Paradigm
  • Journal of Cyber Security Technology

 

Current Post Grad projects