Xiaodong Lin received the PhD degree in Information Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, and the PhD degree (with Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies Award) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada. His research interests include wireless communications and network security, computer forensics, software security, and applied cryptography. Dr. Lin serves as an Associate Editor for many international journals. He has served or is serving as a guest editor for numerous special issues of IEEE, Elsevier and Springer journals and as a symposium chair or track chair for IEEE/ACM conferences. He also served on many program committees. He was Chair of Communications and Information Security Technical Committee (CISTC) (2016-2017), IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc). He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He is also a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).