Priyanka received her Ph.D. degree from Atal Bihari Vajpayee – Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior, India. She is currently a SMART 4.0 Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow in the CONFIRM Centre at Data Science Institute, the National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland. Prior to that, she was working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, India. She has also been a visiting research scholar at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, United Kingdom. She is an awardee of the “Fellowship for training of young scientists (FTYS)” offered by the 36th Madhya Pradesh Young Scientist Congress. Her primary area of interest is Network Security, Cloud Computing, and Industry 4.0. She has published several research articles in high-quality journals and refereed conference proceedings and book chapters in her fields.