Dr. Abdelrahman Altigani is a highly accomplished Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security at De Montfort University (DMU) Dubai, with over 16 years of profound expertise in teaching, research, and IT management. With a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Technology Malaysia, Dr. Altigani is renowned for his unwavering commitment to educational excellence. His teaching experience spans a multitude of computing modules, including Emerging topics in Security, Endpoint Security, Operating System Concepts, Database Applications, Systems Analysis and Design, OOP, Fundamentals of Programming, and more. Notably, he has consistently earned an overall rating of 5.0/5.0 in student evaluations on his lecturing skills. Dr. Altigani is a prolific researcher and an active member of IEEE and ACM. He has authored 17 research papers published in high-impact Q1 and Q2 journals. His dedication to research was recognized with the "Best Paper" award at the IEEE conference ICCEEE2013. His current research interests encompass Cryptography, Cyber Security, Steganography, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Wireless Sensor Networks. Dr. Altigani has been honored with the International Doctoral Fellowship Scholarship three times, demonstrating his outstanding academic achievements and contributions to the field. He also earned a research grant from the Deanship of Scientific Research (DSR) at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU). His expertise extends beyond academia, with significant experience in Information Security and IT. Dr. Altigani has played a pivotal role in various system design and implementation projects in both academic and industrial settings.

M. A. E. Adiel, M. A. Elsadig, A. Altigani, Y. A. Mohamed, B. E. S. Ahmed, and S. M. O. Elhassan, "Accuracy and Problems of Machine-Based Translation in Contrast to Human-Based Translation when Rendering Health Awareness Texts Versus Poetry Texts," 2023.    

N. Alrefai et al., "An integrated framework based deep learning for cancer classification using microarray datasets," Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 2249-2260, 2023.

A. Altigani, M. Abdelmagid, and B. Barry, "Evaluating AES Performance Using NIST Recommended Block Cipher Modes of Operation," 2015.

A. Altigani, M. Abdelmagid, and B. Barry, "Analyzing the performance of the advanced encryption standard block cipher modes of operation: highlighting the national institute of standards and technology recommendations," Indian Journal of Science and Technology, vol. 9, no. 28, 2016.

A. Altigani and B. Barry, "A hybrid approach to secure transmitted messages using advanced encryption standard (AES) and Word Shift Coding Protocol," pp. 134-139: IEEE.

A. Altigani, S. Hasan, and B. Barry, "THE NEED FOR POLYMORPHIC ENCRYPTION ALGORITHMS: A REVIEW PAPER," Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, vol. 98, no. 03, pp. 360-377, 2020.

A. Altigani, S. Hasan, B. Barry, S. Naserelden, M. A. Elsadig, and H. T. Elshoush, "A polymorphic advanced encryption standard–a novel approach," IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 20191-20207, 2021.

A. Altigani, S. Hasan, B. Barry, and S. M. Shamsuddin, "Key-dependent advanced encryption standard," pp. 1-5: IEEE.

A. Altigani, S. Hasan, S. M. Shamsuddin, and B. Barry, "A multi-shape hybrid symmetric encryption algorithm to thwart attacks based on the knowledge of the used cryptographic suite," Journal of Information Security and Applications, vol. 46, pp. 210-221, 2019.

A. Altigani and S. Naserelden, "Optimized hybrid approach to secure transmitted messages using the advanced encryption standard and the word shift coding protocol," Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, vol. 96, no. 17, pp. 5740-5750, 2018.

A. Altigani and S. M. Shamsuddin, "Concerns Related to Encryption Algorithms and Security Schemes," pp. 192-194.

A. Altigani and S. M. Shamsuddin, "‘Highlighting issues relevant to encryption algorithms and security schemes," Indian Journal of Science and Technology, vol. 10, pp. 39-42, 2017.

M. A. Elsadig, A. Altigani, A. Baraka, and Mohammed, "Security issues and challenges on wireless sensor networks," International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1551-1559, 2019.

 M. A. Elsadig, A. Altigani, and H. T. Elshoush, "Breast cancer detection using machine learning approaches: a comparative study," International Journal of Electrical & Computer Engineering (2088-8708), vol. 13, no. 1, 2023.

M. A. Elsadig, Y. A. Fadlalla, and A. Altigani, "Performance analysis of popular manet protocols," pp. 1-5: IEEE.

H. Elshoush, M. Mahmoud, I. Ali, and A. Abdelrahman, "A novel approach to information hiding technique using ascii mapping based image steganography," Journal of Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 65-82, 2021.

H. T. Elshoush, M. M. Mahmoud, and A. Altigani, "A new high capacity and secure image realization steganography based on ASCII code matching," Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 1-47, 2022.

Computing, Cyber Security

PhD in Computer Science

Emerging topics in Cyber Security, Endpoint Security, Operating System Concepts, Database Applications, Systems Analysis and Design, OOP, Professional Responsibility, and more.

  1. “Best Paper” award at the IEEE conference ICCEEE2013.
  2. Three times winner of the International Doctoral Fellowship (IDF), from UTM.
  1. 2013 International Conference on Computing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (ICCEEE2013).
  2. The Sixth International Conference on Computer Science & Computational Mathematics (ICCSCM 2017)
  3. 2018 International Conference on Computer, Control, Electrical, and Electronics Engineering (ICCCEEE2018)
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