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University of the Aegean
Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering
Info Sec Lab
Laboratory of Information & Communication Systems Security

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Welcome to the home page of the "Info-Sec-Lab" Laboratory of Information & Communication Systems Security, Dept. of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, School of Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece.





I & CT Security Conferences
PiSecon 2017
Submission Deadline: Sep 25, 2016
3rd Pirate Security Conference
Feb 16, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017
Munich, Germany
 
CSC 2016
Submission Deadline: Sep 29, 2016
1st Annual International Cyber Security Conference (CSC 2016)
Nov 28, 2016 - Nov 29, 2016
Singapore
 
FGCS SI - CI for OSN 2016
Submission Deadline: Oct 1, 2016
Special issue on Recent research in Computational Intelligence paradigms into Security and Privacy for Online Social Networks (OSNs)
Oct 1, 2016 - May 30, 2017
Elsevier
 
ICISSP 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 7, 2016
3rd International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy
Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 21, 2017
Porto
 
INTRICATE-SEC 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 15, 2016
5th International Workshop on Security Intricacies in Cyber-Physical Systems and Services (INTRICATE-SEC 2017)
Mar 27, 2017 - Mar 29, 2017
Taipei, Taiwan
 
AsiaCCS 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 1, 2016
Call for paper: ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security
Apr 2, 2017 - Apr 6, 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
IEEE TDSC Journal SI 2016
Submission Deadline: Nov 16, 2016
IEEE TDSC Special Issue on Data-Driven Dependability and Security
N/A
N/A
 
IoTBDS 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 21, 2016
2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security
Apr 24, 2017 - Apr 26, 2017
Porto, Portugal
 
Future_Internet-SI 2016
Submission Deadline: Nov 30, 2016
Futute Internet - Special Issue on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
N/A
N/A
 
EmergMediaSec 2016
Submission Deadline: Dec 2, 2016
Special issue on Emerging Challenges and Solutions for Multimedia Security in Advances in Multimedia journal
N/A
N/A
 
ECCWS 2017
Submission Deadline: Dec 8, 2016
16th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and SecurityECCWS 2017
Jun 29, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017
Dublin, Ireland
 
TDSC-PSCE 2017
Submission Deadline: Jan 31, 2017
Special Issue on Paradigm Shifts in Cryptographic Engineering -- IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
N/A
N/A
 
PiSecon 2017
Submission Deadline: Sep 25, 2016
3rd Pirate Security Conference
Feb 16, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017
Munich, Germany
 
CSC 2016
Submission Deadline: Sep 29, 2016
1st Annual International Cyber Security Conference (CSC 2016)
Nov 28, 2016 - Nov 29, 2016
Singapore
 
FGCS SI - CI for OSN 2016
Submission Deadline: Oct 1, 2016
Special issue on Recent research in Computational Intelligence paradigms into Security and Privacy for Online Social Networks (OSNs)
Oct 1, 2016 - May 30, 2017
Elsevier
 
ICISSP 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 7, 2016
3rd International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy
Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 21, 2017
Porto
 
INTRICATE-SEC 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 15, 2016
5th International Workshop on Security Intricacies in Cyber-Physical Systems and Services (INTRICATE-SEC 2017)
Mar 27, 2017 - Mar 29, 2017
Taipei, Taiwan
 
AsiaCCS 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 1, 2016
Call for paper: ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security
Apr 2, 2017 - Apr 6, 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
IEEE TDSC Journal SI 2016
Submission Deadline: Nov 16, 2016
IEEE TDSC Special Issue on Data-Driven Dependability and Security
N/A
N/A
 
IoTBDS 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 21, 2016
2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security
Apr 24, 2017 - Apr 26, 2017
Porto, Portugal
 
Future_Internet-SI 2016
Submission Deadline: Nov 30, 2016
Futute Internet - Special Issue on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
N/A
N/A
 
EmergMediaSec 2016
Submission Deadline: Dec 2, 2016
Special issue on Emerging Challenges and Solutions for Multimedia Security in Advances in Multimedia journal
N/A
N/A
 
ECCWS 2017
Submission Deadline: Dec 8, 2016
16th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and SecurityECCWS 2017
Jun 29, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017
Dublin, Ireland
 
TDSC-PSCE 2017
Submission Deadline: Jan 31, 2017
Special Issue on Paradigm Shifts in Cryptographic Engineering -- IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
N/A
N/A
 

Members
Faculty Members
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Postgraduate Research Fellows

Publications
Journals
Conferences
Books
Book Chapters
Conference Proceedings Editing

Research Areas

Our main research interests lie in the areas of:

  • Security and Privacy Economics
  • Secure eCommerce, eBusiness, eGovernment, eHealth
  • Privacy Technologies
  • Development of Secure Information Systems
  • Smart Cards Technologies
  • Security and Privacy Legal and Regulatory issues
  • Forensics Investigation; Internet Telephony Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Communications Security
  • Privacy and Trust in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Security and Privacy in m-health environments
  • Formal Methods for the Analysis and Design of Cryptographic Protocols

Books (in English)
Digital Privacy: Theory, Technologies, and Practices
Alessandro Acquisti, Stefanos Gritzalis, Costas Lambrinoudakis, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati (Eds.) Auerbach Publications, Taylor and Francis Group, January 2008

Security and Privacy in Mobile and Wireless Networking
Stefanos Gritzalis, Tom Karygiannis, Charalabos Skianis (Eds.) Troubador Publishing Ltd, February 2009


Books (in Greek)
Συγχρονη Κρυπτογραφία - Θεωρία και Εφαρμογές
Mike Burmester - Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas - Vasileios Chrisikopoulos

Προστασία της Ιδιώτικότητας & Τεχνολογίες Πληροφορικής και Επικοινωνιών
Costas Lambrinoudakis - Lilian Mitrou - Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas

Ασφάλεια Ασυρμάτων και Κινητών Δικτύων Επικοινωνιών
Georgios Kambourakis - Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas

Ασφάλεια Δικτύων Υπολογιστών
Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas - Dimitris Gritzalis

Ασφάλεια Πληροφοριακών Συστημάτων
Sokratis Katsikas - Dimitrios Gritzalis - Stefanos Gritzalis

Projects



News
Researchers Use MiTM Attack Against Ransomware Operator
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

Researchers Help Alma Ransomware Victims Decrypt Files By Using MitM Attack Against Operators

Twitter-Controlled Android Botnet Discovered
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

Security researchers have discovered an Android botnet that uses Twitter instead of the traditional command-and-control (C&C) server to infect devices

10 Ways to Protect Against Dual Revenue Attacks
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

To many financially motivated cybercriminals, one of the most valuable commodities is data. But not all data is valued equally. They want data that is fresh, good quality and easily monetized. For credit cards and prepaid cards this translates into low balances and high credit limits or card values. For healthcare data it means health history that includes personally identifiable information.

Secret Data Leak Hits French Submarine Maker: Report
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

French defense contractor

Hackers Steal 25 Million Accounts From Mail.Ru Domains
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

Hackers have managed to steal millions of user accounts from several Mail.Ru domains, but the Russian Internet company says the compromised credentials are invalid and assured customers that they are not at risk.

ICO Fines Nursing Home Over Data Breach
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

The ICO has fined a Northern Irish nursing home £15,000 for failing to adequately protect sensitive data

Cisco Updates ASA Software to Address NSA-Linked Exploit
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

Cisco has started releasing updates for its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software to address a remote code execution vulnerability leveraged by a recently leaked zero-day exploit.

Attackers Can Target Enterprises via GroupWise Collaboration Tool
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

Enterprise software maker Micro Focus has released patches for its GroupWise collaboration tool to address several critical vulnerabilities that expose organizations to remote attacks.

Half of NHS Trusts Hit by Ransomware
Posted on Aug 25, 2016

A year to forget for IT security bosses

Gamers Warned After Grand Theft Auto Forum is Hacked
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

Yet another vBulletin site compromised

Researchers Douse Wildfire Ransomware with Decryption Tool
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab announce decryption tool to stifle the Wildfire ransomware that has beset users across Belgium and the Netherlands

Massive Data Leak Hits French Submarine Firm
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

A massive data breach has exposed secret documents relating to high-tech submarines being built for the Indian Navy

Attack on Olympics Anti-Doping Agency Linked to Russia
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

Critical Vulnerability Found in Moxa Servers, Gateways
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

Several products from industrial networking and automation solutions provider Moxa are plagued by a critical vulnerability. The vendor has released firmware updates for many of the affected devices.

Dragos Raises $1.2 Million to Counter ICS Cyber Threats
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

Dragos, a startup focused on protecting industrial control systems (ICS) from cyber threats, has raised $1.2 million from startup studio DataTribe.

Linux Trojan Brute Forces Routers to Install Backdoors
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

A Linux Trojan that emerged more than a year ago is once again actively targeting routers in an attempt to install backdoors on them.

New York Times Targeted in Hack Attack
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

The Moscow branch of the New York Times has been targeted in an attempted cyber attack

Ransomware, BEC Threats Surge in 2016
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

The first half of 2016 has seen a huge rise in ransomware and business email compromise (BEC) attacks

Android Botnet Uses Twitter for Receiving Commands
Posted on Aug 24, 2016

A newly discovered Android backdoor is using an innovative method of receiving commands: it connects to a Twitter account instead of a command and control (C&C) server, ESET researchers say.

SWIFT banking execs admit to ignoring security before hacks
Posted on Aug 23, 2016

New research found a number of troubling issues with hospital cybersecurity, including transmitting unencrypted health records and failing to deploy cybersecurity measures.


University of the Aegean | Greece

School of Engineering | Information and Communication Systems Engineering

Karlovassi, Samos, 83200, Greece

Email : info-sec-lab@aegean.gr | Fax : +30-22730-82009

ICSD 2008-2015