Dr. Taban Habibu

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Dr. Taban Habibu is a computer scientist and CEO at Hamitech Computer Center Limited. He works as a lecturer at Muni University and principal instructor at the Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA). He held the position of Acting Head of the Department of Computer and Information Science at Muni University, currently referred to as the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE).

Prior to joining Muni University, he worked with the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) as a lecturer and faculty co-ordinator for 5 years. He received his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST). His general research interests are in the areas of Biometric Technology, Data and Cybersecurity, Mobile and Web Technologies, Cryptography, Ethical Hacking, Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, Data privacy and security, Parallel Computing, Digital Citizenship, and ICT4D. He has published over 10 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals and research papers presented in various international conferences, and is a member of IEEE.

At present, his research has focused on the design of an algorithm to secure the privacy and security model of biometric technology. Second, assess the impact of concerns about the safety and security of digital technologies among teachers and students of higher education institutions. He has experience in academic networking Cisco by providing support to students and the computer lab team in the areas of computing lab and fixed networks.  Including communication, network architecture and network security, service security, security testing and the development of security concepts. He is well skilled in the use of common security tools, knowledge of protocols, network configuration and settings such as Wireless router, Switches, TCP/IP, UDP as well as in python programming.

Academic qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science and Engineering, NM-AIST, TANZANIA (2020)
  • MSc in Technical Education (MSc.TE) Computer Science and Engineering, IUT, BANGLADESH (2012)
  • BSc in Computer Science, IUIU, UGANDA (2009)
  • Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology (DCIT), IUIU, UGANDA (2006)

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