• University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Hussain Al-Aqrabi is a Lecturer and Research Fellow at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Networks and the PhD in Cloud Security from the University of Derby, U.K. In addition to his University education, He holds Microsoft Certified IT Professional certification on Windows Server, and he is also Cisco Certified in Routing and Switching. He has published widely in peer-reviewed journals, international conferences, and a book series. Dr Hussain is a reviewer for many scientific journals, international conferences, and workshops. He is a member of Review board, International Journal on Distributed Sensor Networks and an IEEE member. Dr Hussain’s research interests are cloud security, multiparty authentication, digital manufacturing, the Industrial Internet of Things, network security and optimisation, secure protocol development and evaluation.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Cloud security
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer networking
  • Business analytics
  • Distributed computing
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Internet of Things

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  • Cloud Security
  • multiparty authentication
  • secure protocol development and evaluation
  • secure and forensic computing
  • digital manufacturing
  • the Industrial Internet of Things
  • network security

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Research Output 2012 2019

Securing Manufacturing Business Intelligence for the Industrial Internet of Things

Hill, G., Al-Aqrabi, H., Lane, P. & Aagela, H., 22 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) Fourth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology. Springer Verlag, 16 p. 174

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Competitive intelligence
Intellectual property
Internet of things

A Scalable Model for Secure Multiparty Authentication

Hill, R. & Al-Aqrabi, H., 4 Dec 2018, Proceedings - 2018 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, Advanced and Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing and Communications, Cloud and Big Data Computing, Internet of People and Smart City Innovations, SmartWorld/UIC/ATC/ScalCom/CBDCom/IoP/SCI 2018. Wang, G., Han, Q., Bhulyan, M. Z. A., Ma, X., Loulergue, F., Li, P., Roveri, M. & Chen, L. (eds.). IEEE Computer Society, p. 17-22 6 p. 8560017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Cloud computing
Access control
Computer hardware
Sensor networks

A Secure Connectivity Model for Internet of Things Analytics Service Delivery

Al-Aqrabi, H. & Hill, G., 4 Dec 2018, 2018 IEEE Smart World, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Cloud & Big Data Computing, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/CBDCom/IOP/SCI). Loulergue, F., Wang, G., Bhuiyan, M. Z. A., Ma, X., Li, P., Roveri, M., Han, Q. & Chen, L. (eds.). IEEE Computer Society, p. 9-16 8 p. 8560016

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cloud computing
Internet of things

Dynamic Multiparty Authentication of Data Analytics Services within Cloud Environments

Hill, R. & Al-Aqrabi, H., 23 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) 20th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2018). IEEE Computer Society, 8 p. HPCC-290

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Cloud computing
Decision making
20 Citations (Scopus)

Cloud BI: Future of business intelligence in the Cloud

Al-Aqrabi, H., Liu, L., Hill, R. & Antonopoulos, N., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Computer and System Sciences. 81, 1, p. 85-96 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Business Intelligence
Competitive intelligence
Online Analytical Processing