Dr. Ibrahim (Abe) Baggili is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Tagliatela College of Engineering, University of New Haven. He specializes in cyber forensics and security. Prior to coming to UNH, he was the director of the Advanced Cyber Forensics Research Laboratory (ACFRL) in the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees in Computer Information Technology from Purdue University, USA. His PhD research focused on information security and cyber forensics. While at Purdue, Dr. Baggili was a researcher at both the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), and the Cyber Forensics Laboratory. He also was a Graduate Lecturer and taught classes.
Dr. Baggili’s research interests include cyber forensics from technical, social, and psychological perspectives, and finding ways to improve the scientific validity of the field. He has worked closely with law enforcement, published work on real challenges facing cybercriminal investigators, and has presented his work at a number of conferences worldwide. He has led several research projects, including the effect of anonymity and integrity on cyber engagement, authorship attribution of SMS messages, iPhone forensics, volatile memory forensics, e-mail forensics, computer event reconstruction, standardization of digital evidence, and the forensics of social networking applications on mobile devices.
Dr. Baggilli currently serves on the advisory board for a UK-based company that develops cyber security and digital forensics products, and is a co-founder of Tawilati.com, an online cloud-based, real-time restaurant reservation engine for the Middle East.
To learn more about Dr. Baggili and his work please visit http://baggili.weebly.com.