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Dr. Oludotun "Dot" Oni

Oludotun "Dot" Oni
Associate Professor / Dissertation Coordinator


Certificate in Cybersecurity Risk Management, Harvard University, 2018

Ph.D., Information Systems and Security, Northcentral University, 2005

MS. Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 1990

BS. Mechanical Engineering, University of Ife, Nigeria, 1984



Oludotun Oni, PhD, CISS (a.k.a. Dr. Dot) has global technical and management experience; having practiced in four countries, spanning three continents for over 35 years. He started his university teaching career in 1987 and has taught extensively across many disciplines, both in face-to-face and online formats.

He has served as a mentor and chair on several doctoral dissertation committees, including one that won the “Dissertation of the Year” award winner at NCU in 2012. He has also received multiple accolades from various universities, including Distinguished/Outstanding Faculty of the Year awards in 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2016.

Over the years, many of Dr. Oni’s works focused on designing technical solutions for various Fortune 500 and multi-national corporations. These solutions included IP Telephony/Voice over IP solutions, cloud technologies, data analytics and cybersecurity. He has taught various courses from Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA and ISC2. He has also authored several practice tests for IT certification exams and sits on the editorial board of various peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Oni worked in the telecommunications industry for over 16 years and contributed to industry patents at AT&T Labs. Prior to this, he was a technical director at various technology companies. He is a CISSP and holds over 30 other professional certifications in the IT industry.

He is a member of the following professional organizations: ISC2, ACM, ISACA, IEEE Computer Society, ASEE, PMI, AEHIS, AEHIT, Informing Science Institute.

Dr. Oni and his wife enjoy traveling to visit their children who live in different states. He is a member of the board of directors of a non-profit organization focusing on improving the conditions of low-income citizens. In his spare time, Dr. Oni plays the drums and volunteers as a coach for boys basketball ages 10-15 years.


Schall, P. D. and Oni, O. (2019). Examining the Relationship Between Formal RMF Training and Perceptions of RMF Effectiveness, Sustainability, and Commitment in RMF Practitioners. Cyber Security: A Peer-Reviewed Journal, 3(2), 1-12.

Oni, O. (2017). Social Media and Privacy Concerns; Facebook - Friend or Foe? Success Secrets from Behind the Scenes Career Symposium (University of Phoenix), Gardena, CA, April 29, 2017.

Oni, O. (2015). Setting Achievable Academic Goals. Academic Excellence Summit (Organized by DIOS International), Los Angeles, CA, October 2015

Kabia, M., Oni, O., and Booher, L. (2013). Information Technology Certification as a Predictor of Job Performance. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, 1(2), 15-32.