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Mohd. Najwadi Yusoff

Mohd. Najwadi Yusoff, Dr 
Senior Lecturer

School of Computer Sciences 11800 Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Room No: 629
Tel: 04-6534641
Fax: 04-6534759
Email:   najwadi@usm.my
Website :   http://goo.gl/mGbhYz


Academic Qualification:
B. Tech (Hons) Software Engineering - Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
MSc, Computer Science - Universiti Sains Malaysia
PhD, Security in Computing - Universiti Putra Malaysia

Specialization :
Included but not limited to

1. Information Security: Digital Forensics, Malware, Security Management, Blockchain
2. Networks: Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile and Cloud Computing, Smart Grid Computing
3. Software Engineering: Software Productivity and Quality, Software Analysis and Design Patterns

Research Theme

Research Interests :
- Cyber threat intelligence and threat hunting
- Digital forensics and investigation (computer, mobile, network, cloud, big data and IoT)
- Cybercrime (criminology and policy research)
- Anti (online) money laundering and counter terrorism financing
- Malware analysis in mobile and IoT networks
- Privacy issues in digital forensics
- Blockchain Forensic


No Title
1 Mohd. Najwadi Yusoff , Aman Jantan , 2011. A Framework for Optimizing Malware Classification by Using Genetic Algorithm, J.M. Zain et al. (Eds.): ICSECS 2011, Part II, , CCIS 180, pp. 58-72. [Citation Indexed Journal (SCOPUS/ISI/SCI/SSCI/AI) ]

Grant & Fund

No Project Title Project Leader Source Start Date End Date Allocation(RM)
No record found


No Code Description Year From Year To Semester Unit
1 CST233 Information Security & Assurance 2017 2018 2 3
2 CST232 Operating System 2017 2018 1 3


Body & Association

No Name of Bodies/Associations Level Status of Membership Professional Bodies Start Date End Date
1 Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
International Members No 2011-07-01
2 Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT)
National Professional Members Yes 2018-04-25
3 Huawei Certified Network Associate (HCNA)
International Certificate Holder No 2018-07-05 2021-07-04
4 Huawei Certified Academy Instructor (HCAI)
International Certificate Holder No 2018-07-05 2024-07-04
5 Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP)
International Certificate Holder Yes 2014-03-19