Professor Hamid Jahankhani
Professor Hamid Jahankhani has taught at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, full and part-time and supervised and examined research students at the MPhil, PhD levels and Doctorate in Professional Studies (DProf). Hamid’s teaching has covered a broad range of computing modules in particular Information Security Management, Information Security Risk and Audit, Digital Forensics, Systems Design & Development, Telecommunications and Networking, Computer Systems.
Hamid’s principal research area for a number of years has been in the field of information security management and digital forensics.
- Information Security and risk Management, Trust and confidence
- IT Security investment policies, Identity theft, Cyber profiling
- Forensic Computing
- Emerging threats to e-security
Hamid’s research has helped to raise public awareness and understanding of the need for high levels of ‘cyber hygiene’.
Professor Jahankhani has had 13 successful PhD and professional doctorate degree completions and as the Head of Doctoral Studies overseeing 35 PhD students. Hamid achieved his professorial status in July 2010.
Projects, Publications and Collaboration
- Setting up and editorship of the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensic in 2009 and International Journal of Electronic Democracy in 2015 published by Inderscience.
- Handbook on Electronic Security and Digital Forensics, published by the Imperial College, World Scientific, ISBN 978-981-283-703-5, currently writing the 2nd edition of the handbook.
- As an expert in the information security and cybercrime field, regular interviews on technology and crime section of the BBC.