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Digital Forensic Investigation for Insider Threat Breaches using Artificial Intelligence (AI)


   School of Computing, Engineering & the Built Environment


About the Project

REFERENCE NUMBER

Please select reference number SCEBE/21SF/DFI/Elmrabit on the application selector

A research proposal is required for each application.

BACKGROUND

Digital forensic investigations for insider threat incidents and breaches have received increasing attention from all the UK governments and business sectors.

The investigation effort, time and cost of digital forensic procedures could be improved with the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) [ Machine Learning algorithms (ML) or Deep Learning algorithms (DL)]. Also, by using AI, digital forensic investigators could increase the chances of the recovery and analysis of the digital evidence related to the policy violation or crime.

PROJECT AIMS             

This project aims to propose and develop a novel approach to improve the digital forensic investigation of large evidence data by applying AI.

The project scope and objectives should be defined by the applicant by writing a short research proposal.

SPECIFICATIONS 

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate possession of programming skills but also have good understanding of AI.

Other PhD topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

•            Digital Forensics

•            Malware Analysis

•            Penetration Testing

•            Insider Threats

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please contact the project supervisory team below:

Director of Studies

Name: Dr Nebrase Elmrabit

Email:

GCU Research Online URL: https://researchonline.gcu.ac.uk/en/persons/nebrase-elmrabit

Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=_DGG5AkAAAAJ

2nd Supervisor

Name: Dr Adnan Akhunzada

Email:

GCU Research Online URL: https://researchonline.gcu.ac.uk/en/persons/adnan-akhunzada

Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=9L9UAVcAAAAJ

3rd Supervisor

Name: Dr Omair Uthmani

Email:

GCU Research Online URL: https://researchonline.gcu.ac.uk/en/persons/omair-uthmani


Funding Notes

Applicants are expected to find external funding sources to cover the tuition fees and living expenses. Alumni and International students new to GCU who are self-funding are eligible for fee discounts. See more on fees and funding. View Website

References

For further information, please contact the Director of Studies for this project:
Name: Dr Nebrase Elmrabit
Email: Nebrase.Elmrabit@gcu.ac.uk
Please note, this is an informal query email, and is not considered an application.

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