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Shuhaili Bt. Talib

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN INFORMATION SECURITY - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Plymouth
  • Master of Science in Information Security - Masters Degree, Royal Holloway University of London
  • Bachelor of Management Information System - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Shuhaili Bt. Talib (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Shuhaili Talib obtained her Bachelor of Management Information Systems (BMIS) from IIUM in 2002. In 2003, she joined IIUM as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Information Systems, Kulliyyah of ICT (KICT). She completed her MSc. in Information Security from RHUL, UK in 2005 and returned to Malaysia and took up a lecturer position at IIUM. During her Ph.D study, she has been selected to attend an Intensive Programme on Information & Communication Security (IPICS) in Regensburg, 2009.
In 2014, she was awarded a Ph.D degree from Plymouth University, U.K. in Personalizing Information Security Education. Upon completion of her Ph.D, she continued her services as an assistant professor in KICT until present. She has taught IT Security I, Information Security, Management Information Systems, Internet Applications, Information Technology and Information Resource, and Strategy Management courses. She also supervised Final Year Project I and II, Industrial Attachment, MSc and Ph.D students. She joined and represented KICT in the Staff Mobility Programme to Morocco in December 2014.

Area of Specialisation

  • ICT ~ Information, Computer And Communications Technology (ICT) ~ Security System ~ Other Security System n.e.c. - Information security education and awareness

Teaching Responsibilities

BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY 2023/2024 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018
CONTROL AND AUDIT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS 2022/2023 2021/2022 2018/2019
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2021/2022 2020/2021 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013
INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
INFORMATION SECURITY 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
IT SECURITY I 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2012/2013
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
PRACTICAL TRAINING 2012/2013 2006/2007 2005/2006
RISK MANAGEMENT 2020/2021 2019/2020 2015/2016


An Enhanced Detection Of Advanced Persistent Threats Using Machine Learning.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Information Security Behavior In Organizations: Influencing Factors And Management Strategies.
Ph.D Completed 2020 Member Supervisory Committee
Minimum Capabilities And Requirements For Establishing A National Cert For Agc .
Ph.D Completed 2016 Co-supervisor
The Factors Influencing Top Management Participation In Information Security .
Ph.D In Progress Supervisor Supervisory Committee
Investigating Human Factors Issues Using Modified Utaut Model Among Software Developers In Software Testing Process.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Information Security Awareness Amongst Students In Iium.
Master Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
Combined Risk Assessment Model (C-Ram) For Organizational Information Security.
Master Completed 2017 Member Supervisory Committee
Investigation Of The Factors That Influence The Smartphone Purchase Intention Among Saudis In Malaysia.
Master Completed 2016 Main Supervisor

Research Projects

2020 - 2023 Investigating Students' Perspectives in Sustaining Their Education Quality Through E-Learning: A Study of In-house LMS Users
2019 - 2022 The Development of Cybersecurity Awareness Model using CTC ? Chaos Theory of Careers for Secondary Schools.
2014 - 2019 User Awareness on the Authenticity of Mobile Quran
2023 - Present Developing Malaysia's Cyber Resilience through Standards-based Training in Strategic Thinking and Cyber Leadership
2008 - Present Intelligent Cyberspace Security

Award & Recognition

09 Aug, 2023 Gold Award FYP Showcase Sem 2 2022/2023 - Kulliyyah of ICT KCDIO
27 Aug, 2018 Best Paper Award - SBA Research, Vienna (ARES steering Committee) International
16 Mar, 2017 Best Paper Award - Universiti Malaya (UM) National



2023 Information security governance issues In Malaysian government sector. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 5 (2) pp. 1-18
2023 Machine learning for APT detection. Sustainability (Switzerland), 15 (18) pp. 1-16
2020 Cyber security awareness among secondary school students in Malaysia. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 2 (2) pp. 28-41
2019 Incorporating Islamic principles in information security behaviour: a conceptual framework. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 1 (2) pp. 24-39
2016 Unintentional information security behavior from the Qur’an and Hadith’s perspective. International Journal on Islamic Applications in Computer Science And Technology, 4 (3) pp. 1-10
2015 Risk assessment model for organizational information security. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 10 (23) pp. 17607-17613
2011 Establishing a personalized information security culture. International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communications (IJMCMC), 3 (1) pp. 63-79
Conference or Workshop Item

2018 Responsibility-value alignment in information security governance. In: 2018 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M),
2017 Exploring the factors influencing top management involvement and participation in information security. In: Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2017 (PACIS 2017),
2016 Information security behavior among employees from the Islamic perspective. In: 2016 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for The Muslim World (ICT4M 2016),
2016 User awareness in the authenticity of mobile Quran apps. In: Simposium Kebangsaan Sistem Autentikasi Al-Quran dan Al-Hadith (SAHIH 2016),
2015 Information security awareness through the use of social media. In: 5th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology for The Muslim World (ICT4M 2014),
2015 Mobile Quran app security vulnerabilities. In: 5th International Conference on Computing and Informatics, ICOCI 2015,
2015 Unintentional information security behavior from the Qur’an and hadith’s perspective. In: International Conference on Islamic Applications in Computer Science and Technology,
2014 Perception analysis of social networks’ privacy policy: Instagram as a case study. In: 2014 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for The Muslim World (ICT4M 2014),
2014 Social networks privacy policy awareness among undergraduate students: the case of Twitter. In: 2014 The 5th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M 2014),
2010 An analysis of information security awareness within home and work environments. In: 2010 International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security,

2017 Final Report RAGS14-051-0114- User Awareness on the authenticity of mobile Quran. In: ,