Welcome to SEL

Security Engineering Lab (SEL) motivates, educates and trains a new generation of security researchers and professionals to produce experts in cyber technologies and systems. The lab fosters several collaborations with national and international security research groups and centers, governmental agencies, companies and academic institutions with the purpose of excellence in security solutions outcomes. Overall, Security Engineering Lab aims to contribute significantly to providing educational, research, outreach, and partnering security services nationally and internationally.

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Research Labs Open Day

February 05, 2024

SEL participated in the Research Labs Open Day that was organized by the Research and Innovations Center. SEL displayed its achievemnts throughout the year of 2023 with its presentation and booth.

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Malware Analysis Essentials

January 29, 2024

The Security Engineering Lab conducted a three-day Training Course entitled “Malware Analysis Essentials” from January 29th, 2024 until January 31, 2024 targeted at PSU students and other participants interested in the field of malware analysis.

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Cyber Malware: Offensive and Defensive Systems

November 11, 2023

Edited by Iman Almomani and Leandros A. Maglaras. This book provides the foundational aspects of malware attack vectors and appropriate defense mechanisms against malware. The book equips readers with the necessary knowledge and techniques to successfully lower the risk against emergent malware attacks.

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How to Choose Your Cybersecurity Certifications

November 09, 2023

The purpose of the workshop was to provide students interested in cybersecurity with knowledge about existing certifications, as these are important for those aiming to pursue a future in cybersecurity

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Congratulations on Stanford’s World’s Top 2% Scientists List

October 12, 2023

The Security Engineering Lab is proud to congratulate Dr. Iman Almomani and Dr. Walid El-Shafai for being featured in Stanford’s World’s Top 2% Scientists List in the Single-Year Achievements category for 2023. We would like to congratulate the SEL members for this great achievement!

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Cybersecurity 231 Calendar

September 17, 2023

Mark your calendar! Under the supervision of the Security Engineering Lab (SEL), the Cybersecurity club is glad to announce the 231-semester calendar.

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Welcome Back

August 27, 2023

Under the supervision of the Security Engineering Lab, the Cybersecurity club is glad to Welcome its members back for a new semester. We invite our new students to scan the barcode or follow the link below to register to the club! Look forward to new activities and events!

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Copyright Registration Certification

August 17, 2023

The Security Engineering Lab is pleased to announce the registration of the Copyright Certification for the ASParseV3 Software under the name of Prince Sultan University from SAIP. The authors include: Dr. Iman Almomani, Ms. Rahaf Alkhadra, Eng. Muhannad Qasem, Eng. Tala Almashat, Dr. Walid El-Shafai.

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CCIS Open Day

March 1, 2023

During the CCIS Open Day, SEL displayed a booth that showcased the ongoing lab projects. Addiotionally, the lab used this event as an opportunity to attract students to work with lab members on these projects. The members explained our various products to guests visiting PSU from other companies.

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LEAP23 Exhibition

February 06, 2023

The SEL team participated for the whole four days of the LEAP2023 conference, where we showcased our different innovative technologies and services. Additionally, all the representatives for the different labs in PSU supervised the appointed booth in LEAP23.

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Secure Internet-of-Vehicles (IoV) Communication

January 01, 2023

A three-day training workshop that builds on the previous bootcamp. Students will learn about inter-vehicular communication and perform attacks on the IoV devices.

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Diabetes Awareness Month CTF

November 24, 2022

Under the supervision of the Security Engineering Lab (SEL), the Cybersecurity Club is hosting a Capture the Flag (CTF) competition to raise awareness on Diabetes during November. The competiton consists of multiple cybersecurity challenges on the CTFD platform that provide more information about diabetes. It will run from Nov. 24 to Dec. 1, 2022.

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Week 4 #SeeYourselfInCyber: Update Your Software

October 30, 2022

Update Your Software, Don’t delay! If you see a software updated notification, act promptly. Better yet, turn on automatic updates. #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

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Week 3 #SeeYourselfInCyber: Recognize and Report Phishing

October 25, 2022

Have you ever seen a link that looks a little off? It looks like something you’ve seen before, but it says you need to change or enter a password. Or maybe it asks you to verify personal information. It’s likely a phishing scheme, think before you click and make sure to report it. #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

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Week 2 #SeeYourselfInCyber: Use Strong Passwords

October 23, 2022

Creating strong passwords is an easy way to improve your cyber security. Strong passwords include one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, at least one number and 11 or more characters. Be sure to use different passwords for different accounts. #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

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Week 1 #SeeYourselfInCyber: Enabling Multi-Factor Authentication

October 13, 2022

You need more than a password to protect your online accounts, and enabling Multi-Factor Authentication makes you significantly less likely to get hacked. If you can do just one thing to protect your online valuables, set up Multi-factor Authentication. #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

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Cyber Security Specialist Talk

October 12, 2022

Under the supervision of The Security Engineering Lab(SEL), the Cybersecurity Club at PSU is glad to organize a talk entitled "Cyber Security Specialist Talk" by CyberHub, an initiative provided by SAFCSP. This talk will include three speakers who are experts in the Cybersecurity field where they will talk about Cybersecurity work opportunities and answer the student's questions.

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PSU Club Fair

October 11, 2022

Cybersecurity club participated in the Club Fair organized by Prince Sultan University (PSU). The booth was staffed by our club members in the Male and Female Campus. Through the booth, people had a better understanding of CYS club missions and services by interacting with club members. They also engaged in the different games and activities that the club members organized. This encouraged them to register and join our club.

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See Yourself in Cyber: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Campaign

October 09, 2022

The Security Engineering Lab (SEL) has joined the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (@Cyber) in the #SeeYourselfInCyber Campaign with the NCSA to promote online safety during #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth!

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Cybersecurity 212 Calendar

October 01, 2022

Mark your calendar! Under the supervision of the Security Engineering Lab (SEL), the Cybersecurity club is glad to announce the 221-semester calendar.

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New Team Member - Prof. Leandros A. Maglaras

September 11, 2022

Prof. Leandros Maglara will be joining the team as a research fellow in the Security Engineering Lab (SEL). We are delighted to welcome him and collaborate with him this academic year!

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SEL Tip: Avoid Using Debit Cards When You Shop Online

September 05, 2021

Debit cards withdraw funds directly from your checking account. Use a credit card or an online payment method to protect your information from malicious users.

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Back to School Campaign

August 30, 2022

In corporation with the National Cybersecurity Alliance, USA, the Security Engineering Lab, is glad to announce the launching of the Back to School awareness campaign: Cyberbullying

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SEL Tip: Always Back-up Your Files

August 28, 2022

Make sure to regularly backup your data in order to recover any information that might get lost or deleted by an attacker. You can backup the data on the cloud or a physical hardrive.

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Masters in Cyber Security Scholarships for International students - First Call for Candidates

February 20, 2021

College of Computer and Information Sciences at Prince Sultan University offers full scholarships for international students to study.

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CYS Challenges: CRYPTOGRAPHY

December 17, 2020

Under the SEL lab's supervision, the CYS club team will introduce a series of Cybersecurity challenges to students. There will be prizes and/or certificates.

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Cybersecurity RedTeam Workshop

November 18, 2020

Cybersecurity club under the supervision of the Security Engineering Lab(SEL) at PSU is glad to organize Cybersecurity RedTeam Workshop by Eng. Abdullah AlJaber (@aljaber). He discovered vulnerabilities in International companies such as Apple & Oracle.

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Malware in the Wild

November 17, 2020

Security Engineering Lab (SEL) at PSU is glad to conduct a workshop entitled "𝙈𝙖𝙡𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙞𝙣 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙒𝙞𝙡𝙙" by 𝙈𝙨. 𝙎𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙝 𝘼𝙡𝙨𝙤𝙜𝙝𝙮𝙚𝙧, Researcher, National Center for Cybersecurity Technologies(KACST).

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School Cybersecurity Awareness Workshop

October 24, 2020

SEL is glad to conduct the School Awareness Workshop. Visiting schools to spread awareness on cybersecurity! Let's inspire students & School's teachers to protect themselves against cyber attacks.

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The Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition

October 17, 2020

Under the supervision of Security Engineering Lab (SEL), students are going to participate in one of the largest international penetration testing competitions hosted by professional PenTesters and sponsored by big tech companies in the world. CPTC engages students in activities mimicking the tasks performed during a real-world penetration testing done by international security companies and firms.

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Club Fair

October 14, 2020

Cybersecurity club participated in the Club Fair organized by Prince Sultan University (PSU). The online booth was staffed by our club members. Through the booth, people had a better understanding of CYS club missions and services by interacting with club members. This encouraged them to register and join our club.

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NCSAM

October 08, 2020

SEL lab is glad to cooperate with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) as an official champion of this campaign. As a champion, SEL will be part of the campaign by posting tips and posters using #BeCyberSmart #NCSAM2020.

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Postdoc Positions

February 02, 2020

The Security Engineering Lab (SEL) at Prince Sultan University offers Postdoc positions for outstanding fresh PhD holders in four main areas:

  • Software Security
  • Network Security
  • Mobile Security
  • Cybersecurity

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SEL Lab Openning

March 14, 2019

Under the patronage of the rector of Prince Sultan University, Dr. Ahmed Yamani, we are pleased to announce the official opening of the Security Engineering Lab (SEL).

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