Emmanuel Opara, D.B.A.
Professor
Cyber Security, Digital – Media and Network Forensics
Department of Accounting, Finance & Management Information Systems
College of Business
euopara@pvamu.edu
Course Title: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incidence Response, and Threat Hunting
Date Completed: April 14, 2017
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Mode: Live
CPE credits: 36.00
Course Title: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking
Date Completed: March 19, 2016
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Mode: Live
CPE credits: 37.50
Course Title: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling
Date Completed: September 19, 2015
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Mode: Live
CPE credits: 37.50
Course Title: Intrusion Detection In-Depth
Date Completed: April 1, 2015
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Mode: Live
CPE credits: 36.00
Course Title: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style
Date Completed: October 25, 2014
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Mode: Live
CPE credits: 46.00
Course Title: Advanced Security Essentials โ€“ Enterprise Defender
Date Completed: April 28, 2014
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Mode: Live
CPE credits: 36.00
Course Title: Pen Test Hackfest Summit
Date Completed: November 08, 2013.
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Mode: Live
CPE credits: 16.00
Refereed Articles

Opara, E. & Soluade. O., (2021), Enterprise Cyberspace Threat Landscape: An Analysis, in press, sent to the Journal of Cyber Security

Opara, E. (2021) Deep Reinforcement Learning Using Neural Networks for Anomaly and Misuse Detection Attacks in Real time. In the press

Opara E. (2021) Ransomware: The Dark Side of Digital Extortion. An Analysis. In the press โ€“ send to the Journal of International Information Management

Opara, E., & Dieli, O. J. (2021). Enterprise Cyber Security Challenges to Medium and large Firms: An Analysis. International Journal of Electronic and Information Engineering., doi: 10.6636/IJEIE.202106 13(2).05).

Ahmed, M., Kishwar, J. U., & Opara, E. U. (2020). An Overview of and Factor Analytic Approach to Flow Theory in Online Contexts. Technology in Society, 7 (4), 27-37.

Onochie, D. J., Opara, E. U., Osho, S. G., & OJomu, O, (2020), Measuring Efficiency Growth Rate in the Pre and Post Deregulation Periods: Wireless Mobile Phone Technology on Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria, Journal of Business and Economic Policy.

Onochie, D. J., Opara, E. U., Osho, S. G., Grant E., (2020)The Marginal Impact and Spillover Effects of Increased Expenditure on Cyber Security in US IT Industry and GDP Growth Rates. Journal of Smart Economic Growth

Ahmed, M., Kishwar, J. U., & Opara, E. U. (2020). An Overview of and Factor Analytic Approach to Flow Theory in Online Contexts. Technology in Society

Onochie, D. J., Opara, E. U., Osho, S. G., & OJomu, O. (2019). Empirical Estimation of the Impacts of wireless Mobile Phone Technology in the Diffusivity of Technologies and Productivity Growth of the Nigeria’s Economic Sector. Journal of Economics and Development Studies. 7(4) 27-37.

Ojumu, O. A., & Opara, E. (2017). Oil prices and the US macroeconomy. International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 6 (4), 17.

Opara, E., & Soluade, O. (2017). The Unwitting Danger Within – Detection, Investigation and Mitigation of a Compromised Network. International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics, 5 (4), 208-222.

Opara, E. U., & Hussein, M. T. (2017). Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence: Defending the Digital Platform Journal of International Technology and Information Management. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 26 (1), 138-160.

Opara, E. U., Mahfouz, A. Y., & Holloway, R. R. (2017). Network Platforms, Advanced Persistence Threat โ€“ The Changing Patterns of Cyber-Attacks. Journal of Forensic Sciences & Criminal Investigation (JFSCI).

Opara, E., & Mahfouz, A. Y. (2016). Conquering the Cyber Attacks: Analysis and Protecting the Enterprise Resources. International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 6 (4), 314-329.

Opara, E., & Soluade, O. A. (2015). Straddling the Next Cyber Frontier: The Empirical Analysis On Network Security, Exploits, And Vulnerabilities Solutions. International Journal of Electronic and Information Engineering, 3 (1), 10-18.

Opara, E., Musa, S. M., Shayib, M. A., & Oliver, J.D. (2014). Measurement and Test Performance for Integrated Digital Loop Carrier for White Noise Impairment Using Interleaved Mode. Communications of IIMA Journal, V (1).

Opara, E., & Soluade, O. (2014). Security Breaches, Network Exploits and Vulnerabilities: A Conundrum and an Analysis. International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics, 3 (4)., IJCSDF.

Opara, E. U., Jaymeen, S. R., & Murtaza, Murtaza B. Mirza (2014). Electronic Healthcare Records – Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal of Information Technology and Management.

Opara, E., & Vamuri, V. (2013). Information Technology and Resource Consumption: Causal Analysis of Paper Use. International Journal of Global Management, 5 (1).

Opara, E., & Soluade, O. A. (2013). Effect of Virtualization on Enterprise Network, Server/Desktop Systems on Small and Mid-Size Businesses [SMB’s]. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 22 (2).

Opara, E., & Bell, R. R. (2012). The Relative Frequency of Reported Cases by Information Technology Professional of Breaches on Security Defenses. International Journal of Global Management Studies Professional, 3 (1).

Opara, E., Bell, R., & Byrant, M. (2011). Some Common Practices In Relation To Breaches In Information Technology Security: Does Stiffening Access Reduce Risk? International Journal of Global Management Studies Professional, 3 (2).

Opara, E. (2011). An Analysis of Historical Transformation of IT Giant Based on Sound Strategic Vision. Communications of the CIIMA, 11 (2), 13-21.
Opara, E. U., & Etnyre, V. (2010). Enterprise Systems Network: SecurID Solutions, the Authentication to Global Security Systems. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 18 (3).

Opara, E. U., & Musa, S. (2010). Statistical Analysis of VoDSL Technology for the Efficiency of Listening Quality of 640k/640k. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 18 (1).

Chong, G., & Opara, E. U. (2009). Ethical Framework for the Information Technology and Business Professionals. Communications of the CIIMA, 9 (3).

Opara, E. U., Musa, S., & Akujuobi, C. (2007). ‘Utilization of Buffers for Performance Evaluation of Local Area Network Protocols’. Communications of the CIIMA.

Opara, E. U., Rob, M., & Etnyre, V. (2006). Biometrics and Systems Security: An Overview of End-To-End Security System. Communications of the CIIMA, 6 (2).

Opara, E. U., & Marchewka, J. T. (2006). Enterprise Integrated Security Platform: A Comparison of Remote Access and Extranet Virtual Private Networks. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 15 (2), 40-48.

Opara, E. U. (2005). Career in Information Technology: An Analysis of Job Satisfaction Among African American Males and African American Females in the United States. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 15 (1).

Opara, E. U., Soliman, M.A., & Bell, R. (2004). Examining the Effects on Global Business of Women Using. Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 6 (9).

Opara, E. U., & Gupta, O. (2004). Scalability, Interoperability and Movement of Data on the Web Using XML Technology. Communications of the IIMA, 4(4), 71-84.

Opara, E. U., & Gupta, O. (2004). Connectivity via Web Services: An Analysis for Interoperable E-Commerce. Communications of IIMA Journal, 4 (4), 99-109.

Opara, E. U. (2004). XML -Gateway for Data Mobility and Universal Connectivity. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 13 (3).

Opara, E. (2004). XML: Gateway for data mobility and universal connectivity. Journal of Information Technology Cases and Applications.

Opara, E. U. (2003). Enterprise Application Integration [EAI] and the Enterprise Resource Planning [ERP] Platform: A Conceptual Framework and a Field of Study. Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 5 (7), 84-93.

Opara, E. U. (2003). An Interpretive Approach for Expert System Evaluation. Communications of IIMA Journal, 3 (2), 119-131.

Opara, E. U. (2003). Extensible Markup Language: An Enterprise Integration Web Delivery System. Communications of IIMA Journal, 3 (2), 105-115.

Opara, E. U., & Mohammed, R. (2003). Online Credit Card Processing: Important Issues to Consider for a Small Merchant. Human Systems Management, 22 (3).

Opara, E. U. (2003). Digital Technology: Effect on Global Business. Journal of Global Business, 14 (27), 65-71.

Opara, E. U. (2000). The Political, Cultural and Religious Influences on Information Technology Diffusion in the African Continent. Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 2 (2), 21-30.

Opara, E. (1996). The Empirical Test of Total Quality Management: An Application of TQM at Chevron and Its Impact on Productivity. Quality Engineering.