Ph.D. Information Systems, Middle East Technical University, 2015
M.S. Computer Science, Gebze Technical University, 2003
B.S. Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 1999
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Dr. Karabacak holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Information Systems, a Master of
Science in Computer Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering.
As an industry practitioner, he has worked to fulfill the cybersecurity needs of public and
private organizations in his two-decades of cybersecurity career. He co-founded a
cybersecurity startup in Silicon Valley to help companies secure their websites.
His research interests include risk analysis, vulnerability management, critical
infrastructure protection, IoT security, and cyber capacity building. He has developed
and delivered numerous cybersecurity courses for academia and industry. He is
currently a full-time faculty at Franklin University, OH.