The Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications (ΙIT) dedicates the month of March to Cyber & Physical Security

In the frame of raising awareness about Cyber & Physical Security, the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications (IIT) dedicated March to Cyber & Physical Security through various activities. The events aimed at informing about the possibilities of cybersecurity that will help wider audiences become informed and more familiar with this topic and also at kick-starting a conversation with the community. The feature was embraced by the audience since almost 150 people in total participated in the events.

Cyber & Physical Security activities

Cybersecurity & Cyberdefense: capability and resilience building | Tuesday 23 March
Invited talk on the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) role, real life cases, national cybersecurity strategy and future challenges by the Cyber Defense Directorate / National CSIRT experts.

 

Agenda

Welcome & Introductions: Vangelis Karkaletsis, IIT Director, Dimitris Kyriazanos, ISL
Presentation Spyridon Papageorgiou, Captain (HN), Director of Cyber Defense Directorate, Hellenic National Defense General Staff
Discussion with the Director of the Cyber Defense Directorate as well as researchers from the Integrated Systems Laboratory of IIT, Q&A from the audience.

H2020 European research projects on Cybersecurity – a showcase webinar | Monday 29 March

CYBER-TRUST project: an innovative cyber-threat intelligence gathering, detection, and mitigation platform and challenges towards securing the ecosystem of IoT devices, presentation and demo by Dimitris Kavallieros, Project Coordinator and Research Associate at Center for Security Studies (KEMEA) and Nikolas Kolokotronis, Technical Coordinator and Associate Professor at Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Peloponnese.

FORESIGHT project: focus on Cyber ranges and the new training era in cyber-security. Presentation and cyber range showcase video by Dimitris Kavallieros and Nikolas Kolokotronis, Technical Coordinator and Associate Professor at Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Peloponnese.

SAURON project and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code: protecting port facilities against combined cyber and physical threats, presentation by Ioannis Papagiannopoulos, Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO), Piraeus Port Authority

SANCUS: An innovative software suite for evaluating the security of 5G systems, by Nikolaos Tsampieris, INFITHEON Technologies

Webinar – European Security and Defence College (ESDC) and the Greek ecosystem of Cyber Security | Wednesday 31 March

Online presentation by Panagiotis Marzelas, Cybersecurity Training Manager at the European Security and Defence College about the collaboration of the College with the Greek ecosystem of Cyber Security.
Α round table discussion will follow between invited stakeholders of the Greek ecosystem of cybersecurity.

Agenda

Welcome & Introductions: Vangelis Karkaletsis, IIT Director, Dimitris Kyriazanos, ISL

Presentation by Panagiotis Marzelas, Cybersecurity Training Manager at the ESDC

Round table with the invited speakers of the Greek ecosystem of cybersecurity:

  • Spyridon Papageorgiou, Captain (HN), Director of Cyber Defense Directorate, Hellenic National Defense General Staff
  • Vasilios Papakostas, Director of Cyber Crime Prosecution Division, Hellenic Police
  • Christoforos Panos, Expert Counselor on Cyber Security, D6 Directorate for Global Policies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Demosthenes Ikonomou, Head of Capacity Building Unit, ENISA
  • Periklis Boutos, Ambassador and Director, Directorate of Computerization, Communications & Informatics, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Konstantinos Lizos, Cybersecurity lead expert, Directorate of Computerization, Communications & Informatics, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

The mini video interviews about research on Cyber & Physical Security are available below to watch.

 

 

More info, available here.

The Cyber & Physical Security Month was organised by Dimitris Kyriazanos, Associate Researcher of the Integrated Systems Laboratory of IIT, in collaboration with the IIT Communications team.

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