A researcher/practitioner in information security area with over five years of industrial and academic experience. His academic qualifications include both First class BSc (Hons) degree in Information Technology (specialised in Computer Systems and Networking) as well as, a Distinction for MSc level degree specialised in Information Systems Security at Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom.
Further, he is an information security professional/digital forensic consultant with below certifications;
Certified Information Systems Security Professional – CISSP
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst -GCFA
Certified Ethical Hacker – C|EH
Fellow Member of Higher Education Academy – FHEA -UK
Amila Perera is working as a lecturer in information security and forensics at University of South Wales. He has specialised in researching effective solutions to address the challenges in digital forensics and intrusion pattern analysis areas. Amila has participated as a speaker at numerous conferences and workshops on various information security topics in Europe and Asia Pacific region.
2015 – Present : Lecturer in Forensics/Security at University of South Wales, United Kingdom
2011 – Present : Visiting Lecturer at University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka – MSc in Information Systems Security
2014 – 2015 : Senior Information Security Specialist at TechCERT / A Division of LK Domain Registry, Sri Lanka
2011 – 2013 : Information Security Specialist at TechCERT / A Division of LK Domain Registry, Sri Lanka
2010 – 2011 : Information Security Associate at TechCERT / A Division of LK Domain Registry, Sri Lanka
Fellow member of Higher Education Academy UK – FHEA
Member of British Computer Society – MBCS
Certified Member of International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium – (ISC)2
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Certified Member of International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants – EC-Council
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification – CISCO
Areas of Expertise
Digital Forensics, Information Security, Intrusion Pattern Analysis and Incident Response
Honored to be nominated for best lecturer award and best supervisor award at USW Student Choice Award 2017.Thanks to all my students! @USWSU
— Amila Perera (@amilamx) April 17, 2016
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