Ts. Dr. Siti Hajar Othman
Faculty of Computing, 
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Telephone: +607 – 5532372
Room: 347-04, N28

  • Head of Research Group (Information Security & Assurance Research Group (IASRG), K-Economy Research Alliance, UTM)
  • Programme Coordinator of Master of Cyber Security (MECR) – Full Time and Open Distance Learning (ODL)
  • Former Programme Coordinator of Master of Computer Science (MCSS)
  • Former Programme Coordinator of Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Network & Security – SCSR) (SPACE JB and KL Student)
  • Former Course Coordinator (Computer Literacy) of UTM Foundation Program
  • Former Head of Final Year Project Committee of School of Computing, Faculty of Engineering.

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in Computer Science (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) 
  • Master of Real Time Software Engineering (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
  • Ph.D. (University of Wollongong, Australia)

Research Interest Areas 

  • Cybersecurity, Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Security Management (IT Security Audit, IT Disaster Recovery, IT Business Continuity Planning,  Information Security)
  • Computer Forensic (Mobile Forensic, Database Forensic, Image Forensic and etc.)
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Applied Blockchain
  • Conceptual Modelling (Metamodelling, Ontology engineering, Knowledge Representation, Knowledge Retrieval)
  • Disaster Risk Management (Natural, Man-made, IT Network disaster etc.)


I am currently a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
I have been working in UTM since year 2000 until now.

Practical Training Experience

  • Bureau Of Innovation & Consultancy (BIP) UTM
  • PERNEC Corporation Berhad
  • Cybersecurity Malaysia (CSM)