Idris received a B.Tech. (Hons) in Mathematics Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Minna and M.Sc in Information Security from University of Ilorin in 2002 and 2009 respectively. He received a PhD degree from University of Teknology Malaysia in 2014. IT Specialist with over 19+ years of experience in information security, digital forensics and software development. Expert with a wide variety of security, engineering, networking, and operating system software. Best graduating student, PhD Computer Security, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Possesses two patent from Innovation and Commercialization Center (ICC), Malaysia with over 70 international publications. An Associate Professor and Head, Department of Cyber Security Science, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, He was a Deputy Director, Information Technology Services, Federal University of Technology, Minna. He was a National Vice President, Cyber Security Expert Association of Nigeria from 2005 to 2022. Chairman, Committee on Digital Policing and Forensics, Federal University of Technology, Minna. Member, Committee Convened to Review the National Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy 2014 and Formulated the National Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy 2020. He is the Chairman, Local Organizing Committee of International Conference on Information Communication Technology and its Applications. Member of editorial board Journal of Computer Engineering and Information Technology and International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Applications (IJAIA). His research interests include Information Security, Data Mining, Software Engineering, Soft Computing, Computational intelligence and Information Retrieval. He is a member board of trustee Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria, member, Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), member Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG) and also member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).