Rim El Malki received her B.S. degree (with High Distinction) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) from the Rafik Hariri University (RHU), Lebanon, in 2013, and her M.S. degree in 2015. She was the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award at RHU in 2013 for ranking first on the graduating class. In September 2020, she received her Ph.D. degree from the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. During her Ph.D, she worked as a research and teaching assistant for several courses in the ECE department. As a Ph.D student, she was also a part of a two-year research collaboration with Iberdrola Innovation Middle East, Doha, Qatar. Since December 2020, Dr El Malki is PostDoctoral researcher at the Computer Science Laboratory of Ecole Polytechnique (LIX), Paris, France. She is working in collaboration with Cisco Systems on enhancing the security of microservices in distributed networks. Her research interests also include the areas of Information Security, Physical Layer Security, Cryptography, Wireless Communication Systems, Security in Distributed Networks and Internet of Things.