Shadow IT

Quite recently, I submitted an assignment on “Shadow IT”. I want to share some of its data with the blog readers. According to [1], “Shadow IT is the use of information technology systems, devices, software, applications, and services without explicit IT department approval”. E.g. BYOD, use of cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, One […]

How to bridge the gap between industry and academia in Pakistan

First of all, let me justify why I am writing on this topic. The answer is that, as per my own experiences and apart from foundation knowledge that is taught in academic institutes in Pakistan, it does not meet the up-to-date requirements of the industry. The question is why I am saying it? The educational […]

میں سیکیورٹی انجینئرنگ کے بارے میں کیوں لکھ رہا ہوں؟

اسکول، کالج اور یونیورسٹیوں میں تعلیم کے دوران، میرے میجر سائنس/کمپیوٹنگ/آئی ٹی/انجینئرنگ کے شعبے میں تھے۔ خاص طور پر، آکسفورڈ یونیورسٹی میں، میں نے حفاظتی اصولوں کے عنوان کے ساتھ ایک کورس میں شرکت کی جسے پروفیسر اینڈریو مارٹن نے پڑھایا تھا۔ پیشگی مطالعہ کے لیے، میں نے سیکیورٹی انجینئرنگ کے عنوان کے ساتھ کتاب […]

Book of Frank Stajano – “Security for Ubiquitous Computing”

Yesterday, while surfing internet and searching for people who have contributed in the area of Cyber Security, I have come to know about Cambridge University’s Professor Dr. Frank Stajano. His official university home page can be found here. Professor Frank Stajano also runs a youtube channel, where he post knowledgeable material/things. I also come to […]

How to distribute time in a day?

A few days ago, I was reading a post on Linkedin which was about the distribution of a day. To be honest, I really liked it and I would like to share with the viewer of my site. Pratik Thakker shared Ridhi Bansal’s words about distribution of a day. “Distribute your day into 8+8+8 hrs […]

میرا تعارف اردو زبان میں

میرا نام محمد نوید خورشید ہے۔ میرا تعلق پاکستان سے ہے۔ میں نے پاکستان کی بحریہ – بحریہ یونیورسٹی سے بیچلر آف سافٹ ویئر انجینئرنگ کی ڈگری حاصل کی ہے۔ اس کے بعد یونیورسٹی آف ہرٹ فورڈ شائر، برطانیہ سے ڈسٹری بیوٹڈ سسٹمز اور نیٹ ورکس میں پوسٹ گریجویٹ ڈپلومہ؛ اس کے بعد آکسفورڈ یونیورسٹی، […]

Operating System

After joining the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences – FAST, I have been given the task of instructing three subjects to four different classes. Two of them are operating systems, one of them is computer networks, and one of them is Vulnerability Assessment and Reverse Engineering. So far in the operating system, I […]

New year and a new job

This year brings new opportunity in my life as I got a new job at the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences as a Lab instructor. This job is in the FAST School of Computing which is one of the renowned school in computer science in Pakistan. I am going to instruct following subjects […]