Dr. Githinji, Stanley Muturi

Assistant Professor Information Systems - Security
smgithinji@usiu.ac.ke    |     +254 730 116 812


Dr. Stanley Githinji is Assistant Professor of Information Systems. He has vast experience in Information Security, research and consultancy, and educational development. He previously worked at Kenya Methodist University as Head of Computer Science department, ESRI as a Support Engineer and as a Database Developer in implementation of school mapping program, Institute of Policy analysis and Research (IPAR) as a Head of IT department and serves as a board member at Applied Information Technology Research Center (AITREC).

Dr. Stanley has vast knowledge and experience in Applied Cryptography, Computer Forensics Enterprise Risk Management of Information Systems, Information Security Audit, IT Governance and implementation of ISO 27001 standards. His research research teaching and interests are in the area of applied cryptography, Information Security, Distributed Systems and Integration of InfoSec Solutions. Stanley has consulted widely and trained professionals in Information Technology and Cybersecurity, both in private and public sector.
Academic Degrees:

  • 2016: PhD in Information System, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
  • 2009: Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Systems Security and Audit), Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2006: Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science, Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2022: Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and Performance Improvement, Arizona States University

Journal Articles

  1. A. Maiga, E. Ataro and S. Githinji, "Intrusion Detection with Deep Learning Classifiers: A Synergistic Approach of Probabilistic Clustering and Human Expertise to Reduce False Alarms," in IEEE Access, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2024.3359595 https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10415442

  2. Githinji Stanley. “Baggage screening using colour extraction algorithm and encryption of screened results” . Journal of Innovation, Technology and Sustainability. 2023, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 15-27. https://journals.mut.ac.ke/index.php/JITS/issue/view/3

  3. Abdoul-Aziz Maiga, Edwin Ataro, Stanley Githinji, "Secured Federated Learning for DDoS Detection in Heterogenous Telecom Cloud Networks Using Recurrent Neural Networks," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 54-64, 2023. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488379/IJEEE-V10I12P106

  4. Githinji Stanley (2021). Digital Forensics Policies for Forensic Readiness in Organization. Special Issue on Technology & Society in collaboration with Google Africa. Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship in Africa Vol. 12 No. 2 (2021): https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jolte
  5. Githinji Stanley (2019). Electoral result transmission model based on RSA and AES algorithm. International Journal of Multidisciplinary in Cryptology and Information Security. ISSN 2320 -2610. Volume 8, Number 1, pp1-3. http://www.warse.org/IJMCIS/static/pdf/file/ijmcis01812019.pdf
  6. Stanley Githinji1, Adrian Kamotho Njenga and Christopher Mwendwa Katuu (2018). A Bio-Data Privacy Protection Framework for the Telecommunications Industry in Kenya. International Journal of Computer and Internet Security. ISSN 0974-2247 Volume 10, Number 1 (2018), pp. 1-9
  7. Pauline W. Kariuki, Stanley Githinji, & Salome Mathangani. “Effect of Network Accessibility on Record Maintenance in Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institutions in Kenya". IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 24, Issue 8, Ser. 5 (August. 2019) 90-95
  8. Githinji, Stanley (2017). Application of real-time streaming technology in tour mediation. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN 2278-0181, 6(12),40-43)

Conference Papers

  1. Githinji, Stanley, Baggage Screening Process Using Color Extraction Algorithm, International Conference of Muranga University of Technology and Innovation, Muranga University, 3rd November 2021.
  2. Githinji, Stanley, Utilizing Technology and Internet Ecosystems to Grow the Industry with special emphasis on Data Analytics’ at Life Managers annual Convent, Nairobi Kenya, Zen Gardens Hotel, 19th October 2017.
  3. Githinji, Stanley (2015). Designing Lost and Found Web Applications Based on Trusted Third Party(TTP) Model. Applied Information Technology Research Center(AITREC), http://www.aitrec.org/publications
  4. Githinji, Stanley, “Matching heterogeneous data to develop a business intelligence tool to measure the attractiveness and the potentiality of undiscovered tourism destinations. Paper Presented at SSTA Green Tourism Summit-Africa Conference, Park Inn Radison Blue, Nairobi, Kenya 6th May 2017. https://sttakenya.org/ea-sustainable-tourism-report
  5. Githinji, Stanley (2015). Lugano–eTourism: Real-Time Data Streaming for Enhancing the Effectiveness of Destination Selection: 3–6 February 2015, Lugano, Switzerland. ENTER 2015. www.enter2015.org
  6. Githinji, Stanley (2010, September). Developing a Holistic Network Security Architecture. Paper presented at KEMU Annual conference, https://kemu.academia.edu/stanleygithinji
  7. Stanley,G and Cyrus Wekesa (2009,September). Development of ECensus System. Paper presented at Annual ICT conference Strathmore University, https://suplus.strathmore.edu/handle/11071/3235

Areas of interest/specialization:

  • Information Security,
  • Cryptography,
  • Forensics,
  • Electronic Security,
  • Distributed Systems,

Courses Teaching

  • ISC 6110: Network Security and Management
  • ISC 6220: Advanced Cryptography
  • ISC 6310: Digital Forensics
  • APT 4900: Information Technology Project
  • APT 3090: Cryptography and network Security
  • FIC 4010: Introduction to Information Security
  • FIC 4030: Information Security and Audit
  • DST 4010: Distributed Systems