Computer Networks and Communications

Security Architect

 

 

 

HIGHER EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS

 

Spring - 1994             PhD Degree from the University of Sussex,UK. Completed Thesis on  Computer Networks Security.

 

Spring, 1987               MSc (Hons.) Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Hacettepe University, Turkey. Specialised in Secure Communications; Completed Thesis on Electronic Warfare (Spread Spectrum Communication Systems).

 

Autumn, 1984             BSc (Hons.) Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Anatolian University, Turkey. Specialised in Communications; Completed Thesis on SSB communication systems.

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Computer Networks Security: Authentication Techniques, PKI, Intrusion Detection and Penetration Techniques.

Cryptology: Fast  Software and Hardware Implementation of Cryptologic Algorithms, Hommorphic encryption schemes.

ATM Networks: Modelling Security Mechanisms for ATM Networks.

Wireless Networks: Modelling Novell Security Mechanisms and Authentication techniques for Mobile Environments.

Security in Ad Hoc networks ( Data confidentiality in Ad Hoc networks, Threshold cryptology, Secure routing)

Security in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) (Data confidentilaty, application of Hommorphic encryption schemes)

Software Security (Code obfuscation techniques)

Mobile Agents: New Security Models for Mobile Agents in Internet Environment.

E-Commerce: Techniques and standards for E-Commerce and their Security Problems.

Enterprise Security Planning ( Zachman framework, mobile government)

Network and Information Security Management: (Risk Analysis, Vulnarability Analysis, Threat Analysis, Exposure Anlysis)

Security in Cloud Computing

Security in VANETs

 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

 

2013- Current            California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA, USA

 

Position:                      Prof. Dr. Responsible for teaching and research about computer Networks, various computer and communications security aspects.

 

 

2013-Summer             Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

                                     

Position:                      Summer Faculty: CyberDefenders Program.

 

 

2008-2013                  California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA, USA

 

Position:                      Assoc. Prof. Dr. Responsible for teaching and research about computer Networks, various computer and communications security aspects.

 

2002-2008                  California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA, USA

 

Position:                      Asst. Prof. Dr. Responsible for teaching and research about computer Networks, various computer and communications security aspects.

                                    

2001-2002                  rTrust Technologies & Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

 

Position:                      Computer Security Architech

                                      Responsible for developing ECC (Eliptic Curve Cryptology) based SSL protocols. Teaching WEB Security aspects in OSU-ECE department.

                                       

 

1999 – 2001                HAVELSAN Co. Ankara, Turkey

 

Position :                      Project Manager

 

                                     Manager of the National Military Message Handling System (MMHS).

                                     Responsible for planning and managing the project. This includes finance, sub-contractor management, customer relations, identification of project resources, cost estimation and quality assurance (ISO 9001, AQAP150, MIL-STD498) aspects  and personnel management. Technically, responsible for the design and deployment of X.400 based messaging system, X.500 based directory system, X.509 based PKI, SecWEB and a DMS for Turkish military. (15 million USD)

 

1998 – 2000                Turkish Telecom, Ankara

 

Position:                      Internet & Security Consultant. Responsible for the management and security of Turkish Internet Backbone (TURNET)

 

1997 – 1999                Havelsan Co., Ankara      

 

Position:                      Comp. Security Consultant. Responsible for developing a firewall system for computer networks. (4 Million USD)

 

1996- 1999                 TYİH, Turkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hospital, Ankara.

 

Position:                      Consultant Manager of the Computer Center. Responsible for Computer network of the hospital.

 

1996 – 1997                ENSA Group of Companies, Ankara

 

Position:                      Consultant Manager of the International Trade Department. Responsible for international tenders related to education and computers training equipments.    

 

1994-1996                  Military Service

Position:                      First Lieutenant

 

1988 - 1989                Teknim Inc., Ankara.

 

Position :                     Research and Development Eng (consultant). Responsible for research and development of secure computer communication devices  as part of a team .

 

1985-2001                  Hacettepe University

 

Position:                      Asst. Prof. Dr. Responsible for teaching and Research about computer Networks, various computer and communications security aspects.

                                       Projects that are completed.

                                               

·        A VLSI implementation of DES, IDEA and RSA security algorithms. Received 25.000 USD from state planning department (DPT)

·        Smart Card Developments. Received 25.000 USD from Hacettepe University.

·        Cryptoanalysis of Turkish alphabet. Received 4000 USD from  Hacettepe University

·        Security in ATM Networks

·        GSM Security

·        Security of Mobile Agents

·        Software implementation of Cryptologic Algorithms

 

1984 - 1985                Ortas Inc., Ankara.

 

Position :                     Software Eng. Responsible for developing computer games for commercial use.

 

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT at  CSU EAST BAY

 

Undergraduate Level

 

CS1020 Introduction to Computer Systems

CS3590 Data Communications and Networking

CS4590 Computer Networks

CS4594 Broadband Networks and Communications

CS4525 Principles of Network Security

CS4526 Principles of Wireless, Mobile, Grid, Cloud and Pervasive Computing Security
CS4527 Network Security Management

CS3898 Cooperative Education

MATH 950 Intermediate Algebra

 

 

Graduate Level

 

CS6520 Cryptology and Data Security

CS6525 Security in Computer Networks

CS6526 Security in Wireless, Mobile, Grid, Cloud and Pervasive Computing

CS6527 Network Security Management

CS6585 Distributed Systems & Client/Server Systems

CS6000 Research Methods

CS, TC 6899-01 Project

 

 

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT at  Hacettepe University

 

Undergraduate Level

 

ELE413 Microprocessors and Programming

ELE324- ELE326 Telecommunications I

ELE425-ELE427 Telecommunications II (Digital Communications)

ELE331- ELE 333 Logic System Design

ELE107 Introduction to Computer Systems

ELE 214 Electronics Lab I

ELE313 Electronics Lab II

 

Graduate Level

 

ELE741Computer Networks and OSI

ELE742 Security in Computer Networks

 

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT at Sussex University

 

Undergraduate Level

 

Microprocessors and Programming

 

 

GIVEN SEMINARS

 

Security in Wireless, Mobile, Grid, Cloud and Pervasive Computing & Wireless Hacking Techniques, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), CA, 2013

 

 

Cyber Security Circulum Development for a BSc program in Computer Science, Dominican University, San Rafael, CA, 2012

 

A Practice in using E_Portfolio, WIKI, Discussion Board and TURNITIN in a Higher Education Course Taught at Distance, CDSIA2011, 4th Symposium in Curriculum Development in Security and Information Assurance (CDSIA) , San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 2011

 

A Practice in using E_Portfolio, WIKI, Discussion Board and TURNITIN in a Higher Education Course Taught at Distance, CSU East Bay,  3 Nov, Hayward, CA, 2011

 

Security Services in Wireless AdHoc Networks (Conference Key Note Speech), VII Coloquio Nacional De Codigos, Criptografia y Areas Relacionadas, La Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, 7-9 June, Toluca, Mexico, 2006

 

Security of Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETs) and Threshold Cryptography, VII Coloquio Nacional De Codigos, Criptografia y Areas Relacionadas, La Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico , 7-9 June, Toluca Mexico, 2006

 

Today & Tommorow: IEEE 802.11 WLAN Security, CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA, 2006

 

Today & Tomorrow: IEEE 802.11 WLAN Security, EURO mGOV 2005, Brighton, UK, 2005

 

Security of Mobile Agents, CSU East Bay,,Hayward, CA, 2002

 

Security of Mobile Agents (Chameleon Agents), Oregon State University, OR, 2002

 

Security in Computer Networks and Cryptology, Headquarters of Turkish Police Forces, 2002

 

WEB Security (SSL, Firewalls), Oregon State University, OR, 2001

 

Security in Computer Networks and Cryptology, Turkish General Staff (TGS), 2000

 

Security in Computer Networks and Cryptology, Turkish General Staff (TGS), 2000

 

Military Message Handling System (MMHS), NATO MMHSWG, 2000

 

Turkish Military Message Handling System (MMHS)(MEDAS), NATO JWID 2000

 

Turkish Military Message Handling System (MMHS)(MEDAS), Unified Efforts NATO 2000

 

Security in Computer Networks, Turkish Telecom, 2000

 

Security in Computer Networks, E-Commerce Board of Turkey, 2000

 

Computer Networks, Turkish Telecom, 2000

 

ATM Networks, Turkish Telecom, 2000

 

ATM Networks, Turkish Telecom, 2000

 

Security in Computer Networks, Turkish Telecom, 1999

 

Security in Computer Networks, Turkish Telecom, 1999

 

Computer Networks, Turkish Telecom, 1999

 

Security in Computer Networks and Cryptology, Havelsan Co, 1997

 

Security in Computer Networks and Cryptology, Havelsan Co, 1996

 

Security in Computer Networks,  Haccettepe University, 1994

 

An Internet Security Access Control Scheme (ISACS), Middle East Technical University, 1994

 

An Internet Security Access Control Scheme (ISACS), Hacettepe University,  1994

 

Intel 8085 Microprocessor Programming,  Iron and Steel Ind., 1987-1988

 

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

Associate Member of I.E.E.E

 

Associate Member of I.E.E.E Computer Society

 

Associate Member of I.E.E.E Communication Society

 

Member of ACM

 

Member of  IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research)

 

 

 

OTHER DETAILS

 

Received Achievement Award for Research Contributions to the Field of Network Security from 2013 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing WORLDCOMP13

 

Received a thank you letter from University Honors Program for my commitment of time, energy, and academic expertise to work with honor students 2013

 

Received Certificate of Appreciation from CSUEB Accessibility Services, 2012

 

Received 10 year member Certificate of Appreciation from IEEE Communication Society 2010

 

Received two ‘Outstanding Achievement Awards’ from Turkish General Staff (TGS) and Havelsan Co. 2001

 

Holder of NATO ‘SECRET LEVEL’ Clearance

 

Joined NATO JWID ‘Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration’ 2000, NATO SHAPE, Mons, Belgium.

 

Joined Unified Efforts Demonstration 2000 Ankara, Turkey.

 

Member of Modern Sailing Academy & Club