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Dr. Izzat Alsmadi has his master's and Ph.D. in Software Engineering from North Dakota State University in 2006 and 2008. He has more than 100 conference and journal publications. His research interests include: Cyber Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Software security, software engineering, software testing, social networks, and software-defined networking. He is the lead author, and editor in several books including: Springer The NICE Cyber Security Framework Cyber Security Intelligence and Analytics, 2019, Practical Information Security: A Competency-Based Education Course, 2018, Information Fusion for Cyber-Security Analytics (Studies in Computational Intelligence), 2016. The author is also a member of The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) group, which meets frequently to discuss enhancements to cybersecurity education at the national level.

PhD in software engineering North Dakota State University 2008
MS in software engineering North Dakota State University 2006
MS in CIS University of Phoenix 2003
B.Sc in telecommunication engineering Mutah University, 1994

Izzat Alsmadi, Ahmed Aleroud and Ahmad A. Saifan, Fault-based Testing for Discovering SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in Web Applications, International Journal of Information and Computer Security, 2019.  

Alsmadi I., Al-Abdullah M. (2019) Testing Assessment of Group Collaborations in OSNs. In: Agarwal N., Dokoohaki N., Tokdemir S. (eds) Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities in Computational Social Network Analysis and Mining. Lecture Notes in Social Networks. Springer, Cham

Izzat Alsmadi, CyberSecurity Education Based on NICE Framework: Issues and Challenges, ISACA Journal, Volume 4, 2018,

Abdulrahman Al-Molegi, Antoni Martínez-Ballesté, Izzat Alsmadi, Regions-of-interest discovering and predicting in smartphone environments, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier, 2018.

Izzat Alsmadi, Khreishah Abdallah, Xu Dianxiang, Network slicing to improve multicasting in HPC clusters, Cluster Computing, Pages:1-14, Springer, 2018.

A. Aleroud, I. Alsmadi, Identifying cyber-attacks on software defined networks: An inference-based intrusion detection approach, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Volume 80, 15 February 2017, Pages 152–164.

Anis Zarrad, Izzat Alsmadi, Evaluating network test scenarios for network simulators systems, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Network, 13, 10, 2017.

Izzat Alsmadi, Said Bettayeb, Protein interaction based features' extraction, International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications, 13(3), 2017.

Mohammed Akour, Izzat Alsmadi, Iyad Alazzam, Software fault proneness prediction: a comparative study between bagging, boosting, and stacking ensemble and base learner methods, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies , 9, 1, 2017.

Izzat Alsmadi, The Integration of Access Control Levels Based on SDN, International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, v.9 n.4, p.281-290, January 2016.

  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics