Haider Abbas is a cyber security professional who took trainings and professional certifications from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, Stockholm University, Sweden, IBM and EC-Council. He received his MS in Engineering and Management of Information Systems (2006) and PhD in Information Security (2010) from KTH- Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Dr. Abbas has received several research grants for ICT related projects from various research funding authorities and working on scientific projects in US, EU, KSA and Pakistan. His professional services include - but are not limited to - Guest Editorships, Industry Consultations, Workshops Chair, Technical Program Committee Member, Invited/Keynote Speaker and reviewer for several international journals and conferences. He has authored over 50 scientific research articles in prestigious international journals and conferences. Presently he is working as a Research Fellow/Assistant Professor at Centre of Excellence in Information Assurance, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He is also associated with National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Pakistan as an Assistant Professor and Security Masons, Sweden as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He is the principal advisor for several graduate and doctoral students at King Saud University, KSA and National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan.