Dr. Omaimah Bamasag is an associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. She received her M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the School of Computer Science at University of Manchester in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Her area of expertise is designing security solutions and protocols for distributed applications, trust management in e/m commerce applications, RFID security, intrusion detection systems, and mobile agent security.
She has peer-reviewed publications and participated in a number of conferences and workshops. She serves in the technical program committee of several international conferences. She is also a member of the editorial board of "Computer & Security Journal" and 'Journal of Systems and Software', both by Elsevier, and 'Journal of Information Processing Systems JIPS".
She was the Head of Computer Science Department at the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University during 2006-2010. She then served as the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology during 2010-2014. She has been teaching undergraduate course in Information Security and supervising PhD and Master research and senior projects, while also a Co-Investigator in funded research projects. In 2018 she was promoted to full professor.
Prior to her current role as Deputy of Transport Enablement at the Transport General Authority in Ridyadh, Dr. Bamasag worked as the Director of the Center of Excellence at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah.