Dalal N Alharthi
- Assistant Professor
- Member of the Graduate Faculty
Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona with a Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science from the University of Califonia, Irvine. Equipped with work experience in both academia and industry. Strong engineering /architecture skills, skilled in Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure, and GCP); Cloud Security; Container Security; Automation; Network Security; Violent Python; Palo Alto Networks; Active Directory; Web Development/Security; Pentesting/Ethical Hacking; Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR); Cybersecurity Strategy, Standards, Policies, and Controls; Awareness Training Programs, and more.
Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Dr. Alharthi worked as a Cloud Security Engineer at Farmers Insurance, a Resident Engineer at Palo Alto Networks, and Prisma Cloud Consultant at Dell. She was awarded the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI) Fellowship by the University of California, Irvine, and obtained both CompTIA Security+ and AWS Solutions Architect certifications.
Dr. Alharthi’s research interests are as follows. Cloud Security; Container Security; Penetration Testing; Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR); Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); Privacy; Cybersecurity Education; and Machine Learning. She is also interested in conducting research on the intersection between Cybersecurity and Public Administration; Cybersecurity and Business Administration; and Cybersecurity and Education.
- Ph.D. Computer Science
- University of California Irvine
Licensure & Certification
- CompTIA Security+, CompTIA (2020)
- Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI) Fellow, University of California Irvine (2020)
- Entelligence Certified IT Professional, Entelligence (2020)
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services (AWS) (2020)
- Cybersecurity Boot Camp (6 months program), University of California Irvine (2019)
Cybersecurity in general, Cloud Security, Cloud Penetration Testing, Penetration Testing, Transportation Systems Engineering, Network Security, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Social Engineering, Usable Security and Security Policies/procedures, Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR), Cryptography, Automation, Intelligent Vehicles, Management Information System (MIS), Leadership
Intro Amazon Web ServicesNETV 381 (Spring 2024)
Violent PythonCYBV 473 (Spring 2024)
Violent PythonCYBV 473 (Fall 2023)
Intro to Security ScriptingCYBV 312 (Summer I 2023)
Capstone in Cyber OperationsCYBV 498 (Spring 2023)
Capstone in Cyber OperationsCYBV 498 (Fall 2022)
Violent PythonCYBV 473 (Fall 2022)
Cyber WarfareCYBV 480 (Summer I 2022)
Capstone in Cyber OperationsCYBV 498 (Spring 2022)
Violent PythonCYBV 473 (Spring 2022)
Cyber WarfareCYBV 480 (Fall 2021)
Violent PythonCYBV 473 (Fall 2021)
- Galde, M. R., Wagner, P. E., & Alharthi, D. N. (2023). Who's Watching Who: Hacking IP Cameras. CactusCon11 2023. Mesa, AZ.