Dr. Mohammed Noraden Alsaleh
"Pay close attention to the course exercises and the assigned projects. The program is designed to build strong cybersecurity professionals. The hands-on experience is essential for success in this program."
- Ph.D. – University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2018
- Completed Ph.D. in network security and resilience
- Served as a senior researcher in Cyber Defense and Network Assurability Research Center (CyberDNA) and the NFS-IUCRC Center for Cybersecurity Analytics and Automation (CCAA)
- Coauthored many peer-reviewed papers and journal articles in the area of cyber security
In which online degree program do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
- IT 150: Networking I
- ISAC 350: Network Security
- IA 400: Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering
What do students learn in your classes? What is the expected outcome?
- Strong knowledge in computer networking concepts
- Understanding weaknesses in the current networking infrastructures
- Learning about the technologies used to harden the security of networks
- Hands-on experience in network management and security technologies
What advice would you give to those considering this online degree program?
Pay close attention to the course exercises and the assigned projects. The program is designed to build strong cyber security professionals. The hands-on experience is essential for success in this program.
What qualities make someone particularly successful in cyber security?
Interest in the cutting-edge computing technologies, effective time management, experience in—or passion toward—software development and scripting.
Why did you start teaching?
To learn by teaching and transfer knowledge.
Tell us something that your students might find interesting, something they may not know about you.
I am interested in research projects. I would like to help my students work on a project that might lead to good research.