Mansour Alsaleh

Assistant Professor
Computer Research Institute
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology​

Mansour Alsaleh is currently the Deputy Director of the Joint Centers of Excellence Program (JCEP) at the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and an Assistant Professor at KACST. Mansour Alsaleh received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from King Saud University (1999), his M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa (2006), and his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Carleton University (2011). Prior to pursuing his master studies, Mansour spent four years in industry working in data security. His research interests lie primarily in the area of Computer and Network Security and in the areas of Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning. His work has spanned a range of topics in network security (intrusion detection and prevention systems, network scan detection, network security data visualization, and network protocol security), web security, authentication, applied cryptography, e-privacy, identity federation frameworks and identity management. His current research interests include web security, cloud security, and leveraging machine learning and data mining to understand and practically address some selected problems in operational real-world enterprise environments.

List of publications

Twitter: Who gets Caught? Observed Trends in Social Micro-blogging Spam (ACM Web Science Conference, WebSci '14, Indiana)
Social Information Leakage: Effects of Awareness and Peer Pressure on User Behavior (International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction)