Mamoun Alazab

Assoc Prof

Registered to supervise postgraduate research

PhD projects

Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security

20122021

Research output per year

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Research Output

Editorial

Editorial

Al-Nemrat, A., Alazab, M., Alqatawna, J. & Benzaid, C., 1 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics. 10, 3, p. 205-206 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Guest Editorial Special Issue on Privacy and Security in Distributed Edge Computing and Evolving IoT

Jolfaei, A., Ostovari, P., Alazab, M., Gondal, I. & Kant, K., Apr 2020, In : IEEE Internet of Things Journal. 7, 4, p. 2496-2500 5 p., 9067768.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Introduction to the special section on recent advances on blockchain infrastructures and applications

Salah, K., Al-Fuqaha, A., Alazab, M. & Umer, T., Jun 2020, In : Computers and Electrical Engineering. 84, p. 1-4 4 p., 106828.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Special Issue on: Cybersecurity in the Connected World

Al-Nemrat, A., Alazab, M., Alqatawna, J. & Benzaid, C., 2018, In : International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics. 10, 3, p. 205-206 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Welcome Message from the CCC 2017 General Chairs

Al-Nemrat, A. & Alazab, M., 9 Jan 2018, In : Proceedings - 2017 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2017. 2018-September, p. vi-vi 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Edited Book

Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications

Maleh, Y. (ed.), Shojafar, M. (ed.), Alazab, M. (ed.) & Romdhani, I. (ed.), Aug 2020, 1 ed. CRC Press. 404 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book

Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security

Alazab, M. (ed.) & Tang, M. (ed.), 2019, Switzerland: Springer, Cham. 246 p. (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book

Machine Intelligence and Big Data Analytics for Cybersecurity Applications

Maleh, Y. (ed.), Shojafar, M. (ed.), Alazab, M. (ed.) & Baddi, Y. (ed.), 2020, (Accepted/In press) Springer. 534 p. (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 919)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book

Conference Paper published in Proceedings

A hybrid technique to detect botnets, based on P2P traffic similarity

Khan, R. U., Kumar, R., Alazab, M. & Zhang, X., 1 May 2019, Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 136-142 7 p. 8854561. (Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

A Model Based Approach for the Extraction of Network Forensic Artifacts

Alsmadi, I. & Alazab, M., 9 Jan 2018, Proceedings - 2017 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2017. Al-Nemrat, A. & Alazab, M. (eds.). IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 16-18 3 p. (Proceedings - 2017 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2017; vol. 2018-September).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

An improved convolutional neural network model for intrusion detection in networks

Khan, R. U., Zhang, X., Alazab, M. & Kumar, R., 3 Oct 2019, Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 74-77 4 p. 8854549. (Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

A reinforcement learning based algorithm towards energy efficient 5G multi-tier network

Islam, N., Alazab, A. & Alazab, M., 1 May 2019, Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 96-101 6 p. 8854559. (Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Big data security frameworks meet the intelligent transportation systems trust challenges

Awaysheh, F., Cabaleiro, J. C., Pena, T. F. & Alazab, M., 1 Aug 2019, Proceedings - 2019 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications/13th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, TrustCom/BigDataSE 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 807-813 7 p. 8887359. (Proceedings - 2019 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications/13th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, TrustCom/BigDataSE 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

BioUAV: blockchain-envisioned framework for digital identification to secure access in next-generation UAVs

Patel, S. B., Kheruwala, H. A., Alazab, M., Patel, N., Damani, R., Bhattacharya, P., Tanwar, S. & Kumar, N., Sep 2020, DroneCom '20: Proceedings of the 2nd ACM MobiCom Workshop on Drone Assisted Wireless Communications for 5G and Beyond. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 43-48 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Classification of Malware Using Visualisation of Similarity Matrices

Venkatraman, S. & Alazab, M., 9 Jan 2018, Proceedings - 2017 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2017. Al-Nemrat, A. & Alazab, M. (eds.). IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 3-8 6 p. (Proceedings - 2017 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2017; vol. 2018-September).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Common security criteria for vehicular clouds and internet of vehicles evaluation and selection

Aladwan, M., Awaysheh, F., Cabaleiro, J., Pena, T., Alabool, H. & Alazab, M., Aug 2019, Proceedings - 2019 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications/13th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, TrustCom/BigDataSE 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 814-820 7 p. 8887312. (Proceedings - 2019 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications/13th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering, TrustCom/BigDataSE 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Cybercrime: The case of obfuscated malware

Alazab, M., Venkatraman, S., Watters, P., Alazab, M. & Alazab, A., 7 Nov 2012, Global Security, Safety and Sustainability & e-Democracy. e-Democracy 2011, ICGS3 2011. Springer Berlin, p. 204-211 8 p. (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering; vol. 99).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Energy management scheme for wireless powered D2D users with NOMA underlaying full duplex UAV

Budhiraja, I., Kumar, N., Alazab, M., Tyagi, S., Tanwar, S. & Srivastava, G., Sep 2020, DroneCom '20: Proceedings of the 2nd ACM MobiCom Workshop on Drone Assisted Wireless Communications for 5G and Beyond. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 7-12 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Exploiting vulnerability disclosures: Statistical framework and case study

Tang, M., Alazab, M. & Luo, Y., 18 Oct 2016, Proceedings - 2016 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2016. Amman, Jordan: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 117-122 6 p. 16397865

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

From ZeuS to zitmo: Trends in banking malware

Etaher, N., Weir, G. R. S. & Alazab, M., 2 Dec 2015, Proceedings - 14th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, TrustCom 2015. Helsinki; Finland: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. 1. p. 1386-1391 6 p. 15635698

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Identifying cyber predators through forensic authorship analysis of chat logs

Amuchi, F., Al-Nemrat, A., Alazab, M. & Layton, R., May 2013, 2012 Third Cybercrime and Trustworthy Computing Workshop. VIC; Australia: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 28-37 10 p. 6498425

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Improving accessibility for mobility impaired people in smart city using crowdsourcing

Panta, Y. R., Azam, S., Shanmugam, B., Yeo, K. C., Jonkman, M., De Boer, F. & Alazab, M., 1 May 2019, Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 47-55 9 p. 8854533. (Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Machine learning based botnet identification traffic

Azab, A., Alazab, M. & Aiash, M., 1 Jan 2016, Proceedings - 15th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, 10th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering and 14th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications, IEEE TrustCom/BigDataSE/ISPA 2016. Tianjin, China: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 1788-1794 7 p. 7847158

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Malicious code detection using penalized splines on OPcode frequency

Alazab, M., Al Kadiri, M., Venkatraman, S. & Al-Nemrat, A., 13 May 2013, 2012 Third Cybercrime and Trustworthy Computing Workshop. VIC, Australia: IEEE Computer Society, p. 38-47 10 p. 6498426

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Malicious Spam Emails Developments and Authorship Attribution

Alazab, M., Layton, R., Broadhurst, R. & Bouhours, B., 1 Jan 2013, 2013 Fourth Cybercrime and Trustworthy Computing Workshop. Sydney NSW, Australia: IEEE Computer Society, p. 58-68 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

MEML: Resource-aware MQTT-based Machine Learning for Network Attacks Detection on IoT Edge Devices

Shalaginov, A., Semeniuta, O. & Alazab, M., 2 Dec 2019, UCC 2019 Companion - Proceedings of the 12th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 123-128 6 p. (UCC 2019 Companion - Proceedings of the 12th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Message from the conference general chairs

Alazab, M. & Sleit, A., 18 Oct 2016, 2016 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference (CCC). IEEE Computer Society, p. vii-viii 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Mining malware to detect variants

Azab, A., Layton, R., Alazab, M. & Oliver, J., 1 Jan 2015, Proceedings - 5th Cybercrime and Trustworthy Computing Conference, CTC 2014. Aukland; New Zealand: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 44-53 10 p. 15059252

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Multi-scale learning based malware variant detection using spatial pyramid pooling network

Sriram, S., Vinayakumar, R., Sowmya, V., Alazab, M. & Soman, K. P., Jul 2020, IEEE INFOCOM 2020 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops, INFOCOM WKSHPS 2020. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 740-745 6 p. 9162661. (IEEE INFOCOM 2020 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops, INFOCOM WKSHPS 2020).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Network flow based IoT botnet attack detection using deep learning

Sriram, S., Vinayakumar, R., Alazab, M. & Soman, K. P., Jul 2020, IEEE INFOCOM 2020 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops, INFOCOM WKSHPS 2020. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 189-194 6 p. 9162668. (IEEE INFOCOM 2020 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops, INFOCOM WKSHPS 2020).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Poster: A pluggable authentication module for big data federation architecture

Awaysheh, F. M., Cabaleiro, J. C., Pena, T. F. & Alazab, M., 28 May 2019, SACMAT 2019 - Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 223-225 3 p. (Proceedings of ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies, SACMAT).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Quality-aware trajectory planning of cellular connected UAVs

Sheikh, M. U., Riaz, M., Jameel, F., Jäntti, R., Sharma, N., Sharma, V. & Alazab, M., Sep 2020, DroneCom '20: Proceedings of the 2nd ACM MobiCom Workshop on Drone Assisted Wireless Communications for 5G and Beyond. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 79-85 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Ransomware triage using deep learning: Twitter as a case study

Vinayakumar, V., Alazab, M., Jolfaei, A., Kp, S. & Poornachandran, P., 1 May 2019, Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 67-73 7 p. 8854532. (Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Secure passive keyless entry and start system using machine learning

Ahmad, U., Song, H., Bilal, A., Alazab, M. & Jolfaei, A., Dec 2018, Security, Privacy, and Anonymity in Computation, Communication, and Storage - 11th International Conference and Satellite Workshops, SpaCCS 2018, Proceedings. Yang, L. T., Wang, G. & Chen, J. (eds.). Springer-Verlag London Ltd., Vol. 11342. p. 304-313 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11342 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Skype Traffic Classification Using Cost Sensitive Algorithms

Azab, A., Layton, R., Alazab, M. & Watters, P., 2013, 2013 Fourth Cybercrime and Trustworthy Computing Workshop. Sydney, Australia: IEEE Computer Society, p. 14-21 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

The malware detection challenge of accuracy

Akour, M., Alsmadi, I. & Alazab, M., 23 Feb 2017, 2016 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing, OSSCOM 2016. Beirut, Lebanon: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 6 p. 07863750

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Towards a feature rich model for predicting spam emails containing malicious attachments and URLs

Tran, K. N., Alazab, M. & Broadhurst, R., 2013, Data Mining and Analytics 2013: Proceedings of the 11th Australasian Data Mining Conference, AusDM 2013. Christen, P., Kennedy, P., Liu, L., Ong, K-L., Stranieri, A. & Zhao, Y. (eds.). Australian Computer Society, Vol. 146. p. 161-172 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Vulnerabilities analysis and security assessment framework for the internet of things

Shokeen, R., Shanmugam, B., Kannoorpatti, K., Azam, S., Jonkman, M. & Alazab, M., 1 May 2019, Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 22-29 8 p. 8854555. (Proceedings - 2019 Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference, CCC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Chapter

A Blockchain-Based Secure Data Sharing Framework for Healthcare

Nowrozy, R., Kayes, A. S. M., Watters, P., Alazab, M., Ng, A., Chowdhury, M. & Maruatona, O., Aug 2020, Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications. Maleh, Y., Shojafar, M., Alazab, M. & Romdhani, I. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 219-242 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

AmritaDGA: a comprehensive data set for domain generation algorithms (DGAs) based domain name detection systems and application of deep learning

Vinayakumar, R., Soman, K. P., Poornachandran, PRABAHARAN., Alazab, M. & Thampi, S., 2019, Big Data Recommender Systems - Volume 2: Application Paradigms. Khalid, O., Khan, S. U. & Zomaya, A. Y. (eds.). Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Vol. 2. p. 455-485 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A Taxonomy of Blockchain Threats and Vulnerabilities

Alkhalifah, A., Ng, A., Kayes, A. S. M., Chowdhury, J., Alazab, M. & Watters, P., Aug 2020, Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications. Maleh, Y., Shojafar, M., Alazab, M. & Romdhani, I. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 3-25 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

DBD: Deep Learning DGA-based Botnet Detection

Vinayakumar, R., Soman, K. P., Poornachandran, P., Alazab, M. & Jolfaei, A., 2019, Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security. Alazab, M. & Tang, M. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 127-149 23 p. (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Enhanced Domain Generating Algorithm Detection Based on Deep Neural Networks

Kumar, A. D., Thodupunoori, H., Vinayakumar, R., Soman, K. P., Poornachandran, P., Alazab, M. & Venkatraman, S., 2019, Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security. Alazab, M. & Tang, M. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 151-173 23 p. (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ensuring Data Integrity: Towards a Blockchain-Based Platform to Share the Datasets

Islam, T., Kumar, D. K. T., Motiur Rahman, S. S. M., Jabiullah, M. I., Alazab, M. & Kayes, A. S. M., Aug 2020, Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications. Maleh, Y., Shojafar, M., Alazab, M. & Romdhani, I. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 323-338 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Forensic detection of child exploitation material using deep learning

Islam, M., Mahmood, A. N., Watters, P. & Alazab, M., 2019, Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security. Alazab, M. & Tang, M. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 211-219 9 p. (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

On preserving privacy in cloud computing using ToR

Carnielli, A., Aiash, M. & Alazab, M., 13 Apr 2016, Pervasive Computing: Next Generation Platforms for Intelligent Data Collection. UK: Elsevier, p. 3-25 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quality approaches for performance measurement in Jordanian E-government services

Venkatraman, S. & Alazab, M., 2014, IT in the Public Sphere: Applications in Administration, Government, Politics, and Planning. United States: IGI Global, p. 99-119 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

RESCHAIN: A Futuristic Solution for Avoiding Fraudulence in Real Estate Environment

KUMAR, GULSHAN., SAHA, RAHUL., Geetha, G. & Alazab, M., Aug 2020, Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications. Maleh, Y., Shojafar, M., Alazab, M. & Romdhani, I. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 365-376 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Toward Detection of Child Exploitation Material: A Forensic Approach

Islam, M., Watters, P., Mahmood, A. & Alazab, M., 2019, Deep Learning Applications for Cyber Security. Alazab, M. & Tang, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 221-246 26 p. (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Article

Achieving security scalability and flexibility using Fog-Based Context-Aware Access Control

Kayes, A. S. M., Rahayu, W., Watters, P., Alazab, M., Dillon, T. & Chang, E., Jun 2020, In : Future Generation Computer Systems. 107, p. 307-323 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle