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Christopher Mansour, Ph.D.

Chair, Computing and Information Science (Cyber Security and Data Science) Department, Assistant Professor聽

Contact Information

OFFICE: Library 402
PHONE: 814-824-2121


  • Ph.D., Engineering, Villanova University, 2018
  • Certificate in Teaching Engineering in Higher Education, Villanova University, 2017
  • M.S., Computer Engineering, Villanova University, 2014
  • Certificate in Cybersecurity, Villanova University, 2014
  • B.S., Computer and Communications Engineering, American University of Science and Technology, 2012聽

Christopher Mansour is the Founding Member and Assistant Professor of Cyber Security Programs at 六合彩开奖记录t University. He has been working on establishing reliability, security, and trust for next-generation networks through a layered approach. His areas of expertise include Computer Networks Security, Software Security, Embedded Systems Security, Internet of things, Ubiquitous Computing, Software Defined Networks, Cyber-physical Systems Security, and Trusted Computing. Chris has published numerous articles in international peer-reviewed conferences and journals and has been an invited speaker for multiple Cyber Security talks and workshops. Moreover, Christopher served as an Assistant Editor for the National Cyberwatch Center鈥檚 Cybersecurity Skills Journal, and he currently serves as technical program committee member and reviewer for multiple international conferences and journals. He also serves as a board of trustee member for the Community Access Media, a non-profit in Erie, PA. Along with his teaching obligations, Chris is recognized as the primary cybersecurity expert for local media outlets, providing insights and commentary on recent threats, incidents, and best practices; conducting numerous key interviews with major channels and publications, offering expert analysis on high-profile cybersecurity events and emerging trends. Chris is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 聽聽

About Dr. Mansour
    • Cryptography and Information Security
    • Computer Networks 聽
    • Networks Security
    • Computer Architecture
    • Trusted Computing and Hardware Security
    • Secure Software Development聽
    • CIS 100:鈥疘ntroduction to Computer Science
    • CIS 160:鈥疘ntroduction to Cybersecurity
    • CIS 200:鈥疞inear Data Structures
    • CIS 230:鈥疧perating Systems
    • CIS 261:鈥疘nformation Security
    • CIS 365:鈥疌yber Law and Policy
    • CIS 360: Computer Systems Security
    • CIS 260:鈥疌omputer Networks Security
    • CIS 500:鈥疌omputing and Information Science Concepts
    • CIS 510:鈥疉lgorithm Development
    • CIS 560:鈥疌yber Networks
    • CIS 565:鈥疭ystems and Applications Security
    • CIS 566:鈥疌loud Security
    • CIS 502: Penetration Testing聽
    • Applying Machine Learning Approaches for Next-Gen Networks Security
    • Securing Critical Infrastructure through Hardware and Software Defined Solutions聽
    • TV/Media Subject Matter Expert on Cyber Security Incidents
    • Board of Trustees Member for Community Access Media
    • Assistant Editor, Cybersecurity Skills Journal 聽
    • IEEE Member
    • ACM Member聽
    • N. Pape and C. Mansour, 鈥滶dge Machine Learning to Detect Malicious Activity in IoT Devices through System Calls and Traffic Analysis,鈥 2023 International Conference On Cyber Management And Engineering (CyMaEn), Bangkok, Thailand, 2023, pp. 123-127, doi: 10.1109/CyMaEn57228.2023.10051091. 鈥 D. Chasaki and C. Mansour, 鈥滵etecting Malicious Hosts in SDN through System Call Learning,鈥 IEEE INFOCOM 2021 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2021, pp. 1-2 鈥 D. Chasaki and C. Mansour, 鈥漇DN Security through
    • Chasaki, Danai, and Christopher Mansour. "SDN Security through System Call Learning." 2021 11th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS). IEEE, 2021.
    • Chasaki, Danai, and Christopher Mansour. "Improving Efficiency in Attack Detection through Real-time Processing Monitoring and Machine Learning." 2020 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC). IEEE, 2020.聽
    • Statler Foundation Grant - $50,000
    • Ken Schiff Legacy Award Recipient 鈥 2022 faculty member of the year for going above and beyond to support students of the AIM (Autism Initiative at 六合彩开奖记录t) program聽