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Ali I. Yurekli, Ph.D.

School of Criminal Justice & Social Sciences

Associate Professor of Cybersecurity

ali yurekli
Degrees & Certificates

BSc in Physics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey


Dr. Yurekli has been working in the information security field since late 1990’s. He has taken research, consulting and management roles at Informatics and Information Security Research Center, which is the national technical authority in Turkey for development and testing of information and communications security systems. He has then acted as Information Security Coordinator at OCCAR A400M Military Transport Aircraft Programme Division in Toulouse, France for nearly five years. His latest assignment before joining Tiffin University was Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher at MPACT (Mobile, Pervasive and Autonomous Communication Technologies) and ADWISE (Advanced Wireless and Security) Labs at Florida International University. He has also taught information security and telecommunication networks courses in Florida.

Dr. Yurekli holds (isc)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System Lead Auditor, British Computer Society Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) and ACUE Certificate in Effective Instruction credentials. Dr. Yurekli is a member of ISACA, (isc)2 and IEEE Computer Society.

Dr. Yurekli has received all his degrees, i.e. BSc in Physics, MSc and PhD in Biomedical Engineering, from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.