Mammad A. Hashimov

Work place: Institute of Information Technology of ANAS /Department, Baku, AZ1141,Azerbaijan



Research Interests: Cloud Computing, Computer Networks, Internet of Things, Data Processing


Dr. Mammad A. Hashimov received his Master’s degree in automation and control from Azerbaijan Technical University. He received his PhD degree in 2016 from the Supreme Attestation Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. He is a scientific researcher at the Institute of Information Technology, Baku, Azerbaijan. His primary research interests include various areas in the Internet of Things, cloud computing, data processing, computer networks, and virtual computing, particularly in the area of cloud technology applications. He is the author of 30 journal scientific papers and 20 proceedings.


Author Articles
Analysis of Threats and Cybersecurity in the Oil and Gas Sector within the Context of Critical Infrastructure

By Shakir A. Mehdiyev Mammad A. Hashimov

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Feb. 2024

This article explores the multifaceted challenges inherent in ensuring the cybersecurity of critical infrastructures, i.e., a linchpin of modern society and the economy, spanning pivotal sectors such as energy, transportation, and finance. In the era of accelerating digitalization and escalating dependence on information technology, safeguarding these infrastructures against evolving cyber threats becomes not just crucial but imperative. The examination unfolds by dissecting the vulnerabilities that plague critical infrastructures, probing into the diverse spectrum of threats they confront in the contemporary cybersecurity landscape. Moreover, the article meticulously outlines innovative security strategies designed to fortify these vital systems against malicious intrusions. A distinctive aspect of this work is the nuanced case study presented within the oil and gas sector, strategically chosen to illustrate the vulnerability of critical infrastructures to cyber threats. By examining this sector in detail, the article aims to shed light on industry-specific challenges and potential solutions, thereby enhancing our understanding of cybersecurity dynamics within critical infrastructures. This article contributes a comprehensive analysis of the challenges faced by critical infrastructures in the face of cyber threats, offering contemporary security strategies and leveraging a focused case study to deepen insights into the nuanced vulnerabilities within the oil and gas sector.

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Application and Security Issues of Internet of Things in Oil-Gas Industry

By Rashid G. Alakbarov Mammad A. Hashimov

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Nov. 2018

Article proposes an architecture based on new Internet of Things (IoT) for easy, safe, reliable and rapid data collection from sensors installed in oil and gas industry. Use of several Wireless Sensor Networks in management of oil and gas platforms is researched. New opportunities created by processing of data collected via sensors for improvement of safety of oil platforms (deposits), optimization of operations, prevention of problems, troubleshooting and reduction of exploitation costs in oil and gas industry. At the same time, the article analyses safety issues of different layers of monitoring system with IoT architecture.

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