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Second Symposium on E-Commerce & Cybersecurity SEC 2022

University of Sharjah 24 MAR 202210 PM

​The College of Computing & Informatics, in collaboration with the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, College of Business Administration, College of Law, and College of Communication, organized the Second Symposium on E-commerce & Cybersecurity SEC 2022.

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The University of Sharjah has made significant investments in Cybersecurity and E-Commerce related domain. These are critical in developing new interconnected technologies and systems such as the internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, data analytics, deep learning, machine learning, robotics, blockchains etc.

This event brought together faculty and students from across the university. It discussed topics related to flourishing E-Commerce while preserving a secure online environment, from the academic perspective represented by the University of Sharjah and the business sector represented by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The symposium ended with the announcement of the winners of the E-Commerce Hackathon and Cybersecurity & Security Application competitions.

As part of the Cybersecurity week, the event contributes to the College's mission of providing students with the necessary innovation and employability abilities and developing skills to satisfy society's demands and raising awareness about cybersecurity and E-Commerce applications and challenges.

E-Commerce Hackathon winners
1st place

Drones for Parcel Delivery

Maissan Bazazeh, Mohammad Mansour, Sayed Ameen Uddin

2nd place

Jahizha - جَهّزها

Maha Murad, Tamara Nasro, Sahar Naser

3rd placeAutomated Trading Robot for FOREX Market with Machine Learning

Fatima Dakalbab

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Cybersecurity & Security Application winners
1st place

Learning to Rank Approach in Software Defect Prediction

Shaikha Alzaabi, Rawan Khanfar, Ruba Kharsa
2nd place

Drone Boxes Localization in Dubai

Hala Ghannam, Mariame Ebid
3rd placeDrones in Search ApplicationsMaisan Salim, Hind Abdalla, Shaikha Ahmed, Hessa Hassan, Hessa Saeed

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Opening Session (National anthem & Holy Quran)

Welcome by HE Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, the Chancellor

Welcome by HE Mr. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Welcome by HE Prof. Maamar Bettayeb, Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Studies

Welcome speech by Prof. Abbes Amira, Dean, College of Computing & Informatics

Short video


Guest speaker session: 

Dr. Majida Al Azazi, CEO and founder of Glory Holdings

Title: E-commerce - a Practical Case Study


Guest speaker session:

Prof. Mohammad Hammoudeh, Saudi Aramco Chair Professor

Title: Bringing Blockchain into Industry 4.0 – The Case of Supply Chain

11:00-11:30Competition winners announcement
11:30-12:00Exhibition opening and tour
  Chair: Dr. Samar Mouakket

Security issues in e-commerce

Dr. Iman Akour, College of Computing and Informatics


Cybersecurity Management in e-commerce: Challenges, strategies, and trends

Prof. Qassim Nasser, College of Engineering


On Detecting Route Hijacking attacks in Opportunistic Mobile Networks

Dr. Ala' Altaweel, College of Computing and Informatics


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