Sabu M. Thampi is a Professor at the School of Computer Science & Engineering (SoCSE), Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology (KUDSIT) – formerly IIITM-K, Technocity Campus, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. His current research interests include Internet of Things(IoT), Cognitive Security, Social Networks, Endpoint Security and Smart Cyber-Physical Systems. He is a primary member of Center for Research and Innovation in Cyber Threat Resilience (CRICTR), KUDSIT. He has published papers in book chapters, journals, and conference proceedings. He has authored and edited a few books. Sabu has served as Guest Editor for special issues in few journals and program committee member for many international conferences and workshops. He has co-chaired several international workshops and conferences. He has initiated (ISTA, SSCC, SIRS, SoMMA, ACN, CoCoNet…) and is also involved in the organization of several annual conferences/symposiums. Sabu is currently serving as Editor for Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Connection Science – Taylor & Francis, and Associate Editor for IEEE Access and International Journal of Embedded Systems, Inderscience, UK; and reviewer for several reputed international journals. Sabu is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. He is the founding Chair of ACM Trivandrum Professional Chapter.