Dr. Alex Akinbi is a Lecturer in Computer Forensics and Cyber Security at Liverpool John Moores University. He has served for several years in academic positions and worked with leading industry players in Cyber Security. He has long history of working in different areas of computer forensics and security as a security researcher, ethical hacker, security consultant and professional trainer.
He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and his teaching experience and research covers a comprehensive and practical understanding of Cyber Security issues and solutions. He has also served as a Lecturer in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at the University of Salford, UK. Alex holds a PhD in Computer Security from Edge Hill University, master’s degree in Information Security and I.T Management as well as an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) professional qualification.
Alex’s research interests includes Mobile, IoT, Cloud Forensics and Security, Cyber Security and Vulnerability Research, Reverse Engineering and Exploit Development where he has contributed several journal articles, conference papers and book chapters.
Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, PhD
Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, MSc Information Security and IT Management
Taylor DCPJ, Mwiki H, Dehghantanha A, Akibini A, Choo KKR, Hammoudeh M, Parizi R. 2019. Forensic investigation of cross platform massively multiplayer online games: Minecraft as a case study Science and Justice, 59 :337-348 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Akinbi A, Pereira E, Beaumont C. Evaluating Security Mechanisms Implemented on Windows Azure Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transaction, 3 :239-245 DOI
Akinbi A, Ojie E. Tracing or Tracking? A Preliminary Analysis of COVID-19 Outbreak Tracker Apps on Android and User Privacy (Preprint) DOI
Akinbi A, Forshaw M, Blinkhorn V. Contact tracing apps for COVID-19 pandemic: Challenges and potential DOI
Alhawi O, Akinbi A, Deghantanha A. 2019. Evaluation and application of two fuzzing approaches for security testing of IoT applications Handbook of Big Data and IoT Security Springer 9783030105433 DOI Author Url
Baldwin J, Alhawi O, Shaughnessy S, Akinbi O, Dehghantanha A. 2018. Emerging from the Cloud: A Bibliometric Analysis of Cloud Forensics Studies Cyber Threat Intelligence :311-331 Springer 9783319739519 Author Url
Akinbi A, Pereira E. 2015. Mapping Security Requirements to Identify Critical Security Areas of Focus in PaaS Cloud Models 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology; Ubiquitous Computing and Communications; Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing; Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology; Ubiquitous Computing and Communications; Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing; Pervasive Intelligence and Computing (CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM) DOI