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Dr Haider Al-Khateeb

Dr Haider Al-Khateeb


Reader in Cybersecurity and Deputy Director of the Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute (WCRI)
University of Wolverhampton

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Dr Haider al-Khateeb holds a position as a Reader in Cybersecurity at the University of Wolverhampton. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), with a first-class BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, and a PhD in Cybersecurity. Haider conducts his research at the Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute (WCRI) at the university, his role includes leading R&D projects, consultancy, knowledge exchange & research impact including instrumental, conceptual, and capacity building. With over 12 years in the UK’s HE sector, he has been invited to talk at various international events, has proven track record of publications, delivered multi-disciplinary projects, and worked with SMEs to launch new innovative products. Haider has delivered a range of both theory-based and hands-on technical training on topics such as Ethical Hacking, Incident Response, Risk Management and Assurance Methodologies, and Information Governance. He has long experience with Transnational Education (TNE) and Executive Master's degrees in Cybersecurity through universities as well as leading IT training providers in the UK such as QA Ltd. Haider has also worked on the NCSC’s CyberFirst initiative, a pivotal part of the UK government’s National Cyber Security Programme to develop the UK's next generation of cyber professionals. As a security researcher, Haider is actively engaged with the latest trends on Distributed Digital Forensics, Cyber Resilience, Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI), and Online Safety for vulnerable groups. His interest in a broad range of collaborative activities has led to work with national and international researchers to achieve impact, publish in leading journals and to write proposals addressing funding calls, in total he has assisted in the generation of over £1.3m. His quality work has attracted various awards such as best conference papers, teaching awards and university achievement awards.

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