Dr. Nurudeen Ibrahim


Senior Lecturer


Software Engineering; Information Technology


Block A, Room 110


Dr. Nurudeen is a Senior Lecturer in the departments of Software Engineering and Information Technology. He obtained his B.Sc. degree from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), Nigeria, M.Sc. degree from the University of East London, UK, and PhD degree from University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Dr. Nurudeen’s research interests include Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, IoT, Computer Forensics and Machine Learning. He has published several research articles and is currently an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Information System and Industrial Management Application (IJCISIM), Machine Intelligence Research Lab (MIRLAB), USA.

Recent Publications (Articles, Books, Book Chapters/Sections, Proceedings, etc.)


Nurudeen Mahmud Ibrahim, Anazida Zainal (2020). “A Distributed Cloud Intrusion Detection Scheme”, International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies, 11(1), pp. 68-82, DOI: 10.4018/IJDST.2020010106 (ISI Indexed, Q3).

Nurudeen Mahmud Ibrahim, Anazida Zainal (2019). “An Adaptive Intrusion Detection Scheme for Cloud Computing”, International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research, 10(4), pp. 53-70, DOI: 10.4018/IJSIR.2019100104 (ISI Indexed).

Ibrahim, Nurudeen Mahmud, Zainal, A. (2018).” Intrusion detection technique in Cloud Computing”: A review. International Journal of Computer Applications, 179(12), pp. 0975-8887.

Ibrahim, Nurudeen Mahmud, Zainal, A. (2017).” A feature selection technique for Cloud IDS using Ant Colony Optimization and Decision Tree”. Advanced Science Letters, 23(9), pp. 9163-9169, https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2017.10045 (ISI Indexed Q2, IF: 1.25).


Widad Mirghani Makki, Maheyzah M.D Siraj, Nurudeen Mahmud Ibrahim, (2019). “A Harmony Search-Based Feature Selection Technique for Cloud Intrusion Detection”, (Book Chapter), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. ISBN 978-3-030-33582-3. Published by Springer.

Nurdeen M Ibrahim, Ameer Al-Nemrat, Hamid Jahankhani, Rabih Bashroush (2012) “Sufficiency of windows event log as evidence in digital forensics” (Book Chapter). Global Security, Safety and Sustainability & e-Democracy, ISBN 978-3-642-33447-4. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-33448-1 . Published by Springer.


iii. Publications in Conference ProceedingsWidad Mirghani Makki, Maheyzah M.D Siraj, Nurudeen Mahmud Ibrahim, (2019). A Harmony Search-Based Feature Selection Technique for Cloud Intrusion Detection, Presented in 2019 International Conference on Reliable Information System and Communication Technology, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Ibrahim, Nurudeen Mahmud., Zainal, Anazida. (2018). A Model for Adaptive and Distributed Intrusion Detection for Cloud Computing. Presented in 2018 IEEE 7th ICT International Student Project Conference, Mahidol, Thailand.


iv. Papers Presented in Conference and Seminars

Nurudeen Mahmud Ibrahim and Anazida Zainal (2016), An Ant Colony Optimization Based Feature Selection Technique to improve Network Anomaly Detection during Live Virtual Machine Machine Migration In Cloud Computing( International Conference on Science, Engineering, Management and Social Sciences, Johor, Malaysia (ICSEMSS 2016))

Nurudeen Mahmud Ibrahim, Radziah Mohammad and Anazida Zainal (2015), Data Mutation based Security Testing with Threat Modelling (International Conference on Internet of Things, Kuala-lumpur, Malaysia (ICONI 2015)), pp. 175-181.

Courses/Modules Taught


  • SEN 303-Object Oriented Programming
  • SEN 308- Concepts of Programming Languages
  • IFT 302-Applied Networks and Security
  • CSC 444-Information and Network Security


  • BUS 802- Management Information System
  • CSC 902- Seminar II