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Prof Boniface K Alese

Prof B. K. Alese is a Professor of Information and Cyber Security with over two decades of teaching, research and community service experience. He holds a PhD degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security from The Federal University of Technology Akure in 2004.

He started his academic career in 1998 at the Federal University of Technology, Akure and rose to become a full Professor in 2014. He has successfully supervised 18 PhD as a Major Supervisor and 27 as a Co-Supervisor apart from many others at Masters level.

He has held different positions in the University such as Head of Department, Associate Director and Dean of Students’ Affairs. He has mentored and led students of the University to win laurels in IT related competitions at both local and International levels.

He is visiting Professor to the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana. He is the President of Technology Against Crime, Cybercrime Expert Group, Africa Sub Region. He is member of various Professional bodies both locally and internationally such as , Nigeria Computer Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Computer Society) New York, Association for Computing Machinery; New York, Computer Professional of Nigeria (CPN), Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria, Information Systems Security Association, Virginia, United States, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, United States of America, Cyber Peace Foundation, Cyber Peace Corps and Technology Against Crime, Africa Sub-Region.

He was member of National University Commission BMAS drafting Committee for Cyber Security and Information Technology as courses of study in Nigeria.