Dr. Ciza Thomas is currently working as the Director in-charge of the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala, India. Her area of expertise is network security with research interest in the fields of information security, data mining, sensor fusion, pattern recognition, information retrieval, digital signal processing, and image processing. She has more than 60 international journals and international conference proceedings and 50 national conference publications. She has edited six books and published ten book chapters. She is a reviewer of more than ten reputed international journals including IEEE transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE transactions on Neural Networks, International Journal of Network Security, International Journal of Network Management, and IEEE-John Wiley International Journal on Security and Communications Network. She is a recipient of an achievement award in 2010 and the e-learning IT award in 2014 from Government of Kerala.