Zarul Fitri Zaaba, Dr.

  • Zarul 


  • Senior Lecturer

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    Tel : +604 653 4758
    Fax : +604 653 3335
    Room : 611

    School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM, Pulau Pinang

    Research Cluster

    Enabling Technologies & Infrastructures



  • Research Interest

    • Information Security
    • Security and Usability (Usable security)
    • Human aspects of security
    • Acceptance of security

    Specialization

    • Information security
    • Usable Security
    • Data security and Privacy

Qualifications

BIT Hons (Information Technology) Universiti Utara Malaysia.
MSc (Information Security) Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom.
PhD, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom.

 

Interests

• Security Management and culture
• Risk assessment and Vulnerability management
• Internet Safety

 

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Publications

2019

Aminuddin, M.A.I.M., Zaaba, Z.F., Hussain, A. Applicability of website fingerprinting attack on tor encrypted traffic (2019) International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (8), pp. 386-391. DOI:

Hussein, I., Hussain, A., Mkpojiogu, E.O.C., Nathan, S.S., Zaaba, Z.F. The knowledge of human-computer interaction (HCI) and user experience design (UXD) in malaysia: An analysis of the characteristics of an HCI-focused conference (2019) International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (8), pp. 483-490. DOI:

Hui, L.S., Wen, A.C., Teng, O.C., Zaaba, Z.F., Hussain, A. Investigations and assessments on web browser security (2019) International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (8), pp. 392-397. DOI:

2018

Muhamad Faudzi, N.A., Zaaba, Z.F. Interactive and Usable Waste Management System: A Concept by My Intelligent Bin (MIB) (2018) Proceedings - 2018 International Conference on Promising Electronic Technologies, ICPET 2018, , pp. 19-24. DOI: 10.1109/ICPET.2018.00010

Abdul Rahman, A.A., Zaaba, Z.F., Hussain, A. Usable Tourism Application: MyTouristPlanner (MTP) (2018) Proceedings - 2018 International Conference on Promising Electronic Technologies, ICPET 2018, , pp. 31-36. DOI: 10.1109/ICPET.2018.00012

Marashdih, A.W., Zaaba, Z.F., Suwais, K. Cross Site Scripting: Investigations in PHP Web Application (2018) Proceedings - 2018 International Conference on Promising Electronic Technologies, ICPET 2018, , pp. 25-30. DOI: 10.1109/ICPET.2018.00011

Marashdih, A.W., Zaaba, Z.F. Infeasible paths in static analysis: Problems and challenges (2018) AIP Conference Proceedings, 2016, pp. -. DOI: 10.1063/1.5055481

Hui, D.O.Y., Yuen, K.K., Zahor, B.A.F.B.S.M., Wei, K.L.C., Zaaba, Z.F. An assessment of user authentication methods in mobile phones (2018) AIP Conference Proceedings, 2016, pp. -. DOI: 10.1063/1.5055518

Amran, A., Zaaba, Z.F., Mahinderjit Singh, M.K. Habituation effects in computer security warning (2018) Information Security Journal, 27 (4), pp. 192-204. DOI: 10.1080/19393555.2018.1505008

Pius Owoh, N., Mahinderjit Singh, M., Zaaba, Z.F. Automatic annotation of unlabeled data from smartphone-based motion and location sensors (2018) Sensors (Switzerland), 18 (7), pp. -. DOI: 10.3390/s18072134

Abiodun, O.I., Jantan, A., Singh, M.M., Anbar, M., Zaaba, Z.F., Oludare Abiodun, O.E. Forensic dna profiling for identifying an individual crime (2018) International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 9 (7), pp. 755-765. DOI:

Amran, A., Zaaba, Z.F., Mahinderjit Singh, M.K. Habituation effects in computer security warning (2018) Information Security Journal, , pp. 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/19393555.2018.1448492

Mahmadi, F.N., Zaaba, Z.F. Preliminary study on security issues of online banking: A case study of Malaysia (2018) Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13 (3), pp. 709-716. DOI: 10.3923/jeasci.2018.709.716

Aminuddin, M.A.I.M., Zaaba, Z.F., Singh, M.K.M., Singh, D.S.M. A survey on tor encrypted traffic monitoring (2018) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 9 (8), pp. 113-120. DOI:

Emang, D.W.A.B., Lukman, R.N.I.R., Kamarulzaman, M.I.S., Zaaba, Z.F., Hussain, A. Implementing E-learning platforms in USM: UX and usability issues (2018) Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, 10 (10 Special Issue), pp. 1393-1401. DOI:

Hussain, A., Mkpojiogu, E.O.C., Fadzil, N., Hassan, N., Zaaba, Z.F. A mobile usability evaluation of a pregnancy app (2018) Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 10 (11-Jan), pp. 13-18. DOI:

2017

Mohd Zahari, M.K., Zaaba, Z.F. Intelligent Responsive Indoor System (IRiS): A potential shoplifter security alert system (2017) Journal of Information and Communication Technology, 16 (2), pp. 262-282. DOI:

Marashdih, A.W., Zaaba, Z.F. Detection and removing cross site scripting vulnerability in PHP web application (2017) Proceedings - 2017 International Conference on Promising Electronic Technologies, ICPET 2017, , pp. 26-31. DOI: 10.1109/ICPET.2017.11

Emang, D.W.A.B., Lukman, R.N.I.R., Kamarulzaman, M.I.S., Zaaba, Z.F. Usability studies on e-learning platforms: Preliminary study in USM (2017) AIP Conference Proceedings, 1891, pp. -. DOI: 10.1063/1.5005373

Samsudin, N.F., Zaaba, Z.F., Singh, M.M. Further investigation on security warnings implementation: A case in higher institution (2017) Advanced Science Letters, 23 (5), pp. 4141-4145. DOI: 10.1166/asl.2017.8293

Ching, K.W., Singh, M.M., Zaaba, Z.F. Human activity recognition (HAR) for wearable sensors with classification techniques (2017) Advanced Science Letters, 23 (5), pp. 4206-4210. DOI: 10.1166/asl.2017.8300

Fun, T.S., Samsudin, A., Zaaba, Z.F. Enhanced security for public cloud storage with honey encryption (2017) Advanced Science Letters, 23 (5), pp. 4232-4235. DOI: 10.1166/asl.2017.8324

Mahmadi, F.N., Zaaba, Z.F., Samsudin, A. Security issues in online banking: Review cases in Malaysia (2017) Advanced Science Letters, 23 (5), pp. 4327-4330. DOI: 10.1166/asl.2017.8311

Marashdih, A.W., Zaaba, Z.F. Cross Site Scripting: Removing Approaches in Web Application (2017) Procedia Computer Science, 124, pp. 647-655. DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.12.201

Samsudin, N.F., Zaaba, Z.F. Security warning life cycle: Challenges and panacea (2017) Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 9 (5-Feb), pp. 53-57. DOI:

Amran, A., Zaaba, Z.F., Singh, M.M., Marashdih, A.W. Usable Security: Revealing End-Users Comprehensions on Security Warnings (2017) Procedia Computer Science, 124, pp. 624-631. DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.12.198

Chen, C.W., Osman, M.A., Zaaba, Z.F., Talib, A.Z. Managing secure personal mobile health information (2017) Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 538 AISC, pp. 347-356. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49073-1_38

2016

An, Y.Z., Zaaba, Z.F., Samsudin, N.F. Reviews on Security Issues and Challenges in Cloud Computing (2016) IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 160 (1), pp. -. DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/160/1/012106

Mahmadi, F.N., Zaaba, Z.F., Osman, A. Computer Security Issues in Online Banking: An Assessment from the Context of Usable Security (2016) IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 160 (1), pp. -. DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/160/1/012107

Wei, L.H., Zaaba, Z.F., Osman, M.A., Masron, T. Understanding the role of sociodemographic factors and vacation motives in vacationer's decision making process: A case of Langkawi Island (2016) Tourismos, 11 (2), pp. 77-91. DOI:

2015

Singh, M.M., Chieng, L.B., Hassan, R., Zaaba, Z.F. Friends personalization of trustworthiness for privacy perseverance in social networking (2015) Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, 2219, pp. 428-432. DOI:

2014

Zaaba, Z.F., Furnell, S.M., Dowland, P.S. A study on improving security warnings (2014) 2014 the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for the Muslim World, ICT4M 2014, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/ICT4M.2014.7020633

Boon, L.T., Husin, M.H., Zaaba, Z.F., Osman, M.A. Eye 2H: A proposed automated smart home control system for detecting human emotions through facial detection (2014) 2014 the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for the Muslim World, ICT4M 2014, , pp. -. DOI: 10.1109/ICT4M.2014.7020652

2011

Zaaba, Z.F., Furnell, S.M., Dowland, P.S. End-user perception and usability of information security (2011) Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security and Assurance, HAISA 2011, , pp. 97-107. DOI:

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