Yussuf Ahmed

Dr Yussuf Ahmed is a Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security and Director of the BSc/MSci Cyber Security Programmes at Birmingham City University. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and specialises in Information Security, Cyber Assurance, Network Security, Cyber risks, and Security Governance. Yussuf is an experienced Cyber security professional with over 15 years of experience working in the industry before joining Birmingham City University and holds various industry certifications.

He holds a PhD in Cyber Security from Birmingham City University, an MSc in Information Security and Computer Forensics (Distinctions) from the University of East London and a BSc (Hons) in Computer Systems (1st Class) from the University of Northampton. His research interests are in cyber risk, Human factors of cyber security, Data Security and Privacy, Healthcare security, IoT security and Emerging tech areas.

Areas of Expertise
Postgraduate Supervision
Work With Industry