Dr Fatemeh Zarrabi

Job: Lecturer in Cyber Security

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 4650

E: f.zarrabi@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

I am a lecturer of Cyber Security at Cyber Technology Institute within De Montfort University. My research deals mostly with privacy engineering and the ways we can embed privacy requirements in software engineering methods shortly called as Privacy by Design, also on privacy and information security risk assessment. The goal of my research is to vast the knowledge, science and practices of privacy engineering among software engineering societies with privacy frameworks and technologies.

Research group affiliations

Cyber Technology Institute (CTI)

Research interests/expertise

Privacy by Design, Privacy Impact Assessment, Information Security Risk Assessment, Information Governance, Software Engineering

Areas of teaching

Computer Ethics & Laws, Software & Security Management, Programming, Agile Development & Methodologies


MSc. in Information Security & Computer Forensics. University of East London 2007
PhD. in Computer Science. University of East London. 2017

Published patents

1 - Zarrabi, F. and Brimicombe, A. (2019)
A Semantic Rule-Based Approach for Software Privacy by Design. International Journal of Advances in Electronics and Computer Science, 6(5).

2 - Fatemeh Zarrabi Jorshari:
A semantic based framework for software regulatory compliance. University of East London, UK, 2016

3 - Fatemeh Zarrabi Jorshari, Rahman H. Tawil:
A High-Level Scheme for an Ontology-Based Compliance Framework in Software Development. HPCC/CSS/ICESS 2015: 1479-1487

4 - Fatemeh Zarrabi, Michalis Pavlidis, Haralambos Mouratidis, Shareeful Islam, David Preston:

5 - A Meta-model for Legal Compliance and Trustworthiness of Information Systems. CAiSE Workshops 2012: 46-60

6 - Fatemeh Zarrabi Jorshari, Haralambos Mouratidis, Shareeful Islam:
Extracting security requirements from relevant laws and regulations. RCIS 2012: 1-9 2011

7 - Fatemeh Zarrabi:
To Comply Software and IT System Development with Related Laws. CAiSE (Doctoral Consortium) 2011: 3-14

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