About Prof. Yang Xiao: Dr. Yang Xiao worked in industry as a MAC (Medium Access Control) architect involving the IEEE 802.11 standard enhancement work before he joined academia. He currently is a professor of Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama. He was a voting member of IEEE 802.11 Working Group from 2001 to 2004. His research areas are security and communications/networks. He has published more than 200 refereed journal papers (including 50 IEEE/ACM transactions papers) and over 200 refereed conference papers and book chapters related to these research areas. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet) (SCI-index) and International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN).