Dr. Ayman Khallel Ibrahim

Ayman Khallel Al-Ani received the Ph.D. degree in advanced computer networks from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He had five years of industrial experience before joining academia. He is currently working as a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. He has previously worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Malaya (UM), from 2020 to 2019. His current research interests include intrusion detection systems (IDS), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), network monitoring, the Internet of Things (IoT), IPv6 security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, and optimization algorithms.


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Worldwide Postgraduates


  1. SUA Laghari, S Manickam, AK Al-Ani, SU Rehman, S Karuppayah, “SECS/GEMsec: A Mechanism for Detection and Prevention of Cyber-Attacks on SECS/GEM Communications in Industry 4.0 Landscape”, IEEE Access 9, 154380-154394.2021
  2. SA Laghari, S Manickam, S Karuppayah, A Al-Ani, SU Rehman, Cyberattacks and vociferous implications on SECS/GEM communications in industry 4.0 ecosystem, Int. J. Adv. Comput. Sci. Appl. 12 (7), 329-336, 2021
  3. WY Wong, AKI Al-Ani, K Hasikin, ASM Khairuddin, SA Razak, Water, Soil and Air Pollutants’ Interaction on Mangrove Ecosystem and Corresponding Artificial Intelligence Techniques Used in Decision Support Systems-A Review, IEEE Access, 2021
  4. AH Zamzam, AKI Al-Ani, AKA Wahab, KW Lai, SC Satapathy, A Khalil, Prioritisation Assessment and Robust Predictive System for Medical Equipment: A Comprehensive Strategic Maintenance Management, Frontiers in public health 9, 2021
  5. A Al-Ani, M Anbar, AK Al-Ani, IH Hasbullah, DHCPv6Auth: a mechanism to improve DHCPv6 authentication and privacy, Sādhanā 45 (1), 1-11, 2020
  6. A Al-Ani, M Anbar, SA Laghari, AK Al-Ani, Mechanism to prevent the abuse of IPv6 fragmentation in OpenFlow networks, PloS one 15 (5), e0232574,2020
  7. AK Al-Ani, M Anbar, A Al-Ani, DR Ibrahim, Match-prevention technique against denial-of-service attack on address resolution and duplicate address detection processes in IPv6 link-local network, IEEE Access 8, 27122-27138, 2020
  8. S Al-Mashhadi, M Anbar, RA Jalal, A Al-Ani, Design of cloud computing load balance system based on SDN technology, Computational Science and Technology, 123-133, 2020
  9. A Al-Ani, M Anbar, IH Hasbullah, R Abdullah, AK Al-Ani, Authentication and privacy approach for dhcpv6, IEEE Access 7, 73144-73156, 2019
  10. AK Al-Ani, M Anbar, S Manickam, A Al-Ani, DAD-match; Security technique to prevent denial of service attack on duplicate address detection process in IPv6 link-local network, PloS one 14 (4), e0214518, 2019


Ongoing Projects:

  1. Digital signature-based mechanism for IPv6 address ownership authentication during NDP process in IPv6 linklocal Network.

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Postgraduates - Doctor of Philosophy


Postgraduates - Master of Science