Mr Emad Sherif

Job: Cyber Systems Engineer

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 207 8576




Personal profile

Emad Sherif is a Cyber Systems Engineer in the School of Computer Science and Informatics at De Montfort University, UK.

Emad received his BSc in Computer Engineering from Al-Fatah University, Tripoli, Libya in 2004. Emad obtained his MSc in Information Management and Security from Bedfordshire University, UK in 2012.

After completing his MSc, Emad worked as an IT Security Team Lead for the Central Bank of Libya for a year before pursing his PhD studies at Plymouth University.

Emad’s work focuses on Cyran and cyber security threat scenarios.

In addition to his research interest that focuses on cyber security management and information security culture.

Research group affiliations

Cyber Security Centre

Publications and outputs

An Identification of Variables Influencing the Establishment of Information Security Culture. Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust 2015 | DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-20376-8_39.

Awareness, behaviour and culture: The ABC in cultivating security compliance 2015 10th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST). 2015 | DOI: 10.1109/icitst.2015.7412064

A Conceptual Model for Cultivating an Information Security Culture International Journal for Information Security Research. 2015-06-01 | DOI: 10.20533/ijisr.2042.4639.2015.0065

Research interests/expertise

Cyber Security Management

Information Security Culture.


MSc Information Management and Security


Cyber security threat scenarios

Cyber Range


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