Khoo Li Jing

School of Computing and Creative Media
+603 5565 0731
Li Jing is a highly accomplished and passionate lecturer, having an extensive experience of 10 years in cybersecurity education. Prior joining KDU UC, he was a certified Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) trainer in Singapore for government agencies, financial institutions, telco, and oil & gas sectors.

He was appointed to lead the implementation of undergrad and postgrad cybersecurity program. He is active in cybersecurity wargames and has mentored students for several national level competitions. Within two years of attachment with KDU UC, he and his students managed to qualify themselves into EY Asia-Pacific Cyber Challenge finals in Hong Kong. His current research areas cover Machine Learning in Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) and Game Based Learning (GBL) for cybersecurity education.

  • MSc in Computer Network Security
  • BSc in Computing and Information Systems
  • Penetration Testing
  • Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures
  • System Administration and Management
  • Network and Operation Systems Programming
  • Introduction to Security
  • Computer Security
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Network Design
  • Network Security
  • Network Switching
Research & Publications
2018Design and Develop a Cybersecurity Education Framework Using Capture the Flag (CTF). IGI Global. pp. 123-153
2013WebKure: A Web Vulnerability Auditor SDWIC Third World Congress on Computing, Engineering and Technology
Research Grant / Consultancy Project
Research Grant

Title: CyberGeeksMY – Evaluation for "Game-based Learning Environment" to Enhance Cyber Security Knowledge and Skills among Malaysian Students
(Ref: FRGS/1/2018/ICT01/APU/03/1)
Duration: 2018-2020
Outcome: On-going


Conference Crew/Committee
: Spearheading 2020 NanoSecEdu Track. 
Duration: 2019

Title: Crew of (
Duration: 2018 - present

  • Coached finalist for 2019 EY Asia-Pacific Hackathon
  • Coached champion for 2016 F-secure National Internet Security Challenge
  • Coached 2nd runner up and finalist for 2015 F-secure National Internet Security Challenge
  • Coached 1st runner up for 2015 UTP-Hax Security and Forensics Student Competitions with Top Cash Bounty Award
  • Coached 1st runner up and 4th place for 2014 UTP-Hax Security and Forensics Student Competitions
  • Coached winner and finalists in Cisco Network Competition in 2007 and 2008
Awards and Recognitions
  • Members of ISC2 Malaysia Chapter