Dr. Zahid Anwar received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Sciences in 2008 and 2005 respectively from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has worked as a software engineer and researcher at IBM USA, Intel USA, Motorola USA, NCSA USA, CERN Switzerland and xFlow Research, Islamabad on projects related to information security and data analytics. Dr. Zahid holds cyber-security professional certifications from Iowa State University as well as Saint Louis University and has academic experience working as a post-doctorate fellow at Concordia University, Canada and as a faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA and Saint Louis Fontbonne University, USA. He is also a professional trainer for ISACA, USA. Presently he is an Assistant Professor at SEECS NUST.