Zi Bin Cheah

Zi Bin Cheah

Work History

Work History
Feb 2008 - Mar 2008


ABB Corporate Research Centre

Attach with ABB's Corporate Research Centre working on industrial protocol security.

Aug 2007 - Mar 2008



Writes for Mobinode, a portal about Web2.0 happenings in China and around.

Jul 2005 - Oct 2006



Associates developer with JotSpots. Development includes Unimedia Portal.

Feb 2006 - Jun 2006

Software Developer

Ahead Mobile

Developer for a WAP-based Location Based Services application called DiGi's Friend Finder.

Apr 2005 - Sep 2005



Worked as programmer in Customer Relations Management Applications.

Jan 2002 - Jan 2003


Times Publication

Yellowpage-like, guidebook entitled "Teaching and Learning of Science using the Internet".


Aug 2007 - Present

Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Master of Science in Communication Technology (Specialisation in Telematics - Information Security)
Jul 2006 - Present

Stockholm Royal Institute of Technology
  • Master of Science with a Major in Information Technology
May 2002 - Feb 2006

Multimedia University
  • B.IT(Honours) majoring in Data Communications (First Class Honours)


An academic scholar from secondary school through university. European Masters Scholarship 2006-2008

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarship in MSc in Security and Mobile Computing
  • http://nordsecmob.tkk.fi

Google Summer of Code 2006,2007

  • Twice Google Summer of Code grant recipient
  • Worked on AgilePlanner project in 2005¬†
  • http://agileplanner.jot.com
  • Worked on Monoclipse, a Monotone implementation for Eclipse in 2006

Singapore International Foundation ASEAN Student Fellowship 2003

  • Mr. Fellowship
  • ASEAN night finale speech delivere

Singapore-Malaysia Varsity Chinese Debate 2002

  • Second Runner-up

Petronas-Multimedia University Chinese Debate 2002

  • Winner and Best Speaker

Toastmaster English Speech Showcase University 2002

  • Runners-up

Hewlett-Packard TechQuiz 2000

  • Malaysian champion, South East Asian Finalist

Malay Parliamentary Debate 1999

  • School best speaker & champion

Chinese Debate Competition 1998

  • State champion

Technical Work

Industrial Protocol Vulnerability Testing.

  • Security analysis of industrial protocol commonly used in power industry. Current MSc thesis.
  • protocol analysis, fuzzying.

IMS based application.

  • Design & developed TagIT prototype for Charon 2007.
  • http://web.it.kth.se/~aofaruk/6B3015/index.htm

Defending Industrial Network

  • Building a modeled Industrial network with SINTEF and defending it from simulated attacks.
  • Honeypot, industrial network, system admin
  • http://scada.tehais.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/blue-team-project-report-version-5.pdf

Wireless Attack and Security.

  • Cracking WEP, setting EAP-TLS, Wireless Honeypots
  • Kismet, Aircrack, FreeRadius
  • http://zibin.tehais.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/Lab%20Report-TTM4137.pdf
  • http://zibin.tehais.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/TTM4137_essay.pdf

Server-client based Network Intrusion Detection System

  • IDS is developed using Mobile Agent. Mobile Agents are dispatched by server into a network for monitoring and data-collection.
  • Developed for bachelor thesis 2006.
  • Java, Aglets

Web-based Student Library

  • Prototype built for school project.
  • C#, .NET, MS Access

WAP PUSH Mobile Survey

  • Pushes survey via WAP to users.
  • Kannel PPG, Perl, PHP, MySQL
  • http://www.isk.kth.se/~zbcheah/2g1722/html/index.html

WAP-based Cell-ID LBS

  • Programme finds friend using mobile phone. Commercial launch by Malaysian telco.
  • http://www.digi.com.my/mobile_lifestyle/search/ml_sea_friend_how_wap.do?page=lf

Eclipse Plugin

  • Plugin built for a Versioning Control Software - Monotone.Developed for Google Summer of Code 2006.
  • Java, Eclipse Plugin Programming

AgilePlanner Web Application 

  • Javascript, JotScript
  • http://agileplannerplan.jot.com/WikiHome/AgilePlanner/
  • http://developer.jot.com/2005-11-8-JdcInterviewZiBinCheah

Mini ISP project.

  • DNS, DHCP, Dynamic Routing, Web & Mail Service

Clubs & Organizations

Internet Club 2000

  • Founding president

Interact Club 1999

  • Finance Director

Monitor's Club 1999

  • Head of Discipline

High School 1997

  • Assistant Headboy

Technical Domain

Security Knowledge

  • IDS, Honeypot, WEP, SCADA security, protocol security

Network Configuration

  • CCNA courses, exam not taken
  • Bachelor majored in networks


  • J2ME J2SE J2EE JSP/Servlet C#

Web development

  • PHP, HTML, Javascript, ASP. Web graphics editing, CPANEL

Operating System

  • Linux, OS X, Windows

Telecommunications Knowledge


Conference Participated

Globe Forum Business Network 2007

  • Stockholm
  • Reporter
  • http://www.gfbn.com/

International Student Festival in Trondheim 2005

  • Norway
  • Essay-selected participant
  • http://www.isfit.org

International Student Committee Symposium 2004

  • Switzerland
  • Essay-selection participant
  • http://www.isc-symposium.org

3rd South East Asia Telecommunications Ministerial Meeting 2003

  • Singapore
  • Student presentation technical coordinator
  • http://www.aseansec.org/15123.htm

International Student Conference 2003

  • Singapore
  • Participant
  • http://www.sif.org.sg/os/sgstudents_symposium.html

International Service Learning Conference 2003

  • Singapore
  • Participant

Technical Publication

Intrusion Detection System Based on Mobile Agent

  • 1-4244-0011-2 2005 IEEE


Mandarin Chinese, English, Malay

  • Competent in oral and writing

TOEFL English Test

  • Computer-based test 277/300


  • fluent speaker


  • fairly fluent speaker


  • basic conversation speaker