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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
NSPW 2016
Submission Deadline: Apr 29, 2016
New Security Paradigms Workshop
Sep 26, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016
Colorado, USA
 
MyCRYPT 2016
Submission Deadline: Apr 30, 2016
The International Conference on Cryptology & Malicious Security hosted in Malaysia
Dec 1, 2016 - Dec 2, 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
SP4SC 2016
Submission Deadline: Apr 30, 2016
Second International Workshop on Signal Processing for Secure Communications
Aug 22, 2016 - Aug 24, 2016
Vienna, Austria
 
PSCare 2016
Submission Deadline: May 1, 2016
The Third International Workshop on Privacy and Security in HealthCare 2016 ( PSCare16 )
Sep 19, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016
London, United Kingdom
 
NGMAST 2016
Submission Deadline: May 10, 2016
10th International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Security and Technologies
Aug 24, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016
Cardiff, UK
 
EFINS 2016
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016
The 3rd International Workshop on the Emerging Future Internet and Network Security
Aug 23, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016
Tianjin, China
 
ERSS 2016
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016
Call for Book Chapters: Empirical Research for Software Security: Foundations and Experience
Aug 30, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016
None
 
CSS 2016
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016
8th International Symposium on Cyberspace and Security
Dec 14, 2016 - Dec 16, 2016
Granada, Spain
 
CYBERSUP 2016
Submission Deadline: May 17, 2016
Workshop on Cybersecurity Risk and Trust Management across Supply Chains
Sep 20, 2016 - Sep 20, 2016
Trondheim, Norway
 
NSPW 2016
Submission Deadline: Apr 29, 2016
New Security Paradigms Workshop
Sep 26, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016
Colorado, USA
 
MyCRYPT 2016
Submission Deadline: Apr 30, 2016
The International Conference on Cryptology & Malicious Security hosted in Malaysia
Dec 1, 2016 - Dec 2, 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
SP4SC 2016
Submission Deadline: Apr 30, 2016
Second International Workshop on Signal Processing for Secure Communications
Aug 22, 2016 - Aug 24, 2016
Vienna, Austria
 
PSCare 2016
Submission Deadline: May 1, 2016
The Third International Workshop on Privacy and Security in HealthCare 2016 ( PSCare16 )
Sep 19, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016
London, United Kingdom
 
NGMAST 2016
Submission Deadline: May 10, 2016
10th International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Security and Technologies
Aug 24, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016
Cardiff, UK
 
EFINS 2016
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016
The 3rd International Workshop on the Emerging Future Internet and Network Security
Aug 23, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016
Tianjin, China
 
ERSS 2016
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016
Call for Book Chapters: Empirical Research for Software Security: Foundations and Experience
Aug 30, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016
None
 
CSS 2016
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016
8th International Symposium on Cyberspace and Security
Dec 14, 2016 - Dec 16, 2016
Granada, Spain
 
CYBERSUP 2016
Submission Deadline: May 17, 2016
Workshop on Cybersecurity Risk and Trust Management across Supply Chains
Sep 20, 2016 - Sep 20, 2016
Trondheim, Norway
 
ASIACRYPT 2016
Submission Deadline: May 20, 2016
The 22nd Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptology and Information Security
Dec 4, 2016 - Dec 8, 2016
Hanoi, Vietnam
 
SaSeIoT 2016
Submission Deadline: May 27, 2016
3rd EAI International Conference on Safety and Security in Internet of Things
Oct 26, 2016 - Oct 28, 2016
Paris, France
 
SSR 2016
Submission Deadline: May 30, 2016
Security Standardisation Research 2016
Dec 5, 2016 - Dec 6, 2016
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
 
ACSAC 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 1, 2016
Annual Computer Security Applications Conference 2016
Dec 5, 2016 - Dec 9, 2016
Los Angeles, California, USA
 
CANS 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 6, 2016
15th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security
Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 16, 2016
Milan, Italy
 
SBSec 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 10, 2016
J.UCS Special Issue: Security, Privacy and Reliability of Smart Buildings
N/A
N/A
 
FDSE 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 10, 2016
The 3rd International Conference on Future Data and Security Engineering
Nov 23, 2016 - Nov 25, 2016
Can Tho City, Vietnam
 
CAST 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 19, 2016
IEEE International Conference on Computing, Analytics and Security Trends
Dec 19, 2016 - Dec 21, 2016
College of Engineering Pune
 
SPVAN 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
1st EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Vehicular Networks
Nov 17, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016
Madrid, Spain
 
ASIACRYPT 2016
Submission Deadline: May 20, 2016
The 22nd Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptology and Information Security
Dec 4, 2016 - Dec 8, 2016
Hanoi, Vietnam
 
SaSeIoT 2016
Submission Deadline: May 27, 2016
3rd EAI International Conference on Safety and Security in Internet of Things
Oct 26, 2016 - Oct 28, 2016
Paris, France
 
SSR 2016
Submission Deadline: May 30, 2016
Security Standardisation Research 2016
Dec 5, 2016 - Dec 6, 2016
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
 
ACSAC 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 1, 2016
Annual Computer Security Applications Conference 2016
Dec 5, 2016 - Dec 9, 2016
Los Angeles, California, USA
 
CANS 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 6, 2016
15th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security
Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 16, 2016
Milan, Italy
 
SBSec 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 10, 2016
J.UCS Special Issue: Security, Privacy and Reliability of Smart Buildings
N/A
N/A
 
FDSE 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 10, 2016
The 3rd International Conference on Future Data and Security Engineering
Nov 23, 2016 - Nov 25, 2016
Can Tho City, Vietnam
 
CAST 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 19, 2016
IEEE International Conference on Computing, Analytics and Security Trends
Dec 19, 2016 - Dec 21, 2016
College of Engineering Pune
 
SPVAN 2016
Submission Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
1st EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Vehicular Networks
Nov 17, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016
Madrid, Spain
 
DataSecCloudBook 2017
Submission Deadline: Jul 31, 2016
Call for Book Chapters: Data Security in Cloud Computing - 2017
Mar 13, 2016 - Mar 13, 2016
IET
 
PST 2016
Submission Deadline: Aug 1, 2016
14th International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust
Dec 12, 2016 - Dec 14, 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
 
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
 
IEEE TDSC Journal SI 2016
Submission Deadline: Nov 16, 2016
IEEE TDSC Special Issue on Data-Driven Dependability and Security
N/A
N/A
 
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
US and EU Fail to Meet Safe Harbor 2.0 Deadline
Posted on Feb 02, 2016

Industry nervous as agreement on data transfers still pending

ENISA Launches Car Security Group
Posted on Feb 02, 2016

- Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

Hundreds of Landry's, Golden Nugget Locations Hit by Data Breach
Posted on Feb 02, 2016

Payment card data breaches at its venues, during three periods between May 2014 and last December, were due to PoS malware.

Neiman Marcus Says Hackers Breached Customer Accounts
Posted on Feb 02, 2016

The European Union agency for network and information security ENISA announced on Monday the launch of a new expert group focusing on the security of smart cars and intelligent road systems.

Audit Finds Massive Holes in US Government’s Einstein Security System
Posted on Feb 02, 2016

National Cybersecurity Protection System failing on multiple counts

Ransomware Shuts Down Lincolnshire Council IT Systems for Days
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

Staff forced to return to pen and paper

Symantec Completes Sale of Veritas
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

Encrypted communication is making law enforcement and counterterrorism investigations more difficult, but fears of "going dark" are overblown, a study said Monday.

Documents Leaked Following U.S. Police Union Hack
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

ICS-CERT revealed last week that Westermo industrial switches use the same hardcoded SSL private keys, allowing malicious actors to intercept communications and gain unauthorized access to devices.

BlackEnergy Gains a Fresh Spear Phishing Tactic
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

New campaigns are using malicious Microsoft Word documents and spear phishing emails to spread malware.

Encryption Fears for Law Enforcement Overblown: Study
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

An intrusion detection and prevention platform for which the United States government plans on spending $5.7 billion by 2018 has limited capabilities and does not fully meet its intended objectives, according to an audit conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Silver Lining for IT Professionals
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

Salaries for IT security roles to increase in response to cyber-crime threats.

New Cross-Platform Backdoors Target Linux, Windows
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

The report by Harvard University's Berkman Center said that despite efforts to boost encryption in smartphone and online services, investigations still can gain access to data in many circumstances.

US Security Firm Norse Sacks CEO – Report
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

Californian ‘dark intelligence’ biz said to be struggling

DHS's Einstein Security System Has Limited Capabilities: Audit
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

The EU's top justice official on Monday said a deal towards sealing a new transatlantic data-sharing pact was close, despite a missed deadline that could mean a crippling blow to American online giants including Facebook and Google.

Conficker, AndroRAT Continue Malware Reigns of Terror
Posted on Feb 01, 2016

The risk of malware infection grew by 17% in December, as the number of active malware families increased by 25%.

Israel's Cyber Sector Blooms in the Desert
Posted on Jan 30, 2016

Information security is one of those big ideas that affects us at all levels, whether as individuals, businesses, nations, and even international relations. In most cases, these different perspectives bring equally different concerns and challenges to security. Yet today, the debate on encryption is replaying across the spectrum of information security.

Britain's HSBC Recovers from Massive DDoS Attack
Posted on Jan 30, 2016

Hundreds of documents stolen from the systems of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) were leaked online last week, and the individual who made them available claimed to be in possession of much more information.

Event Preview: Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2016
Posted on Jan 29, 2016

Mozilla is taking another step to protect users, by adding a new warning icon when passwords are requested over non-secure connections.

DHCP servers must be patched against denial-of-service attacks
Posted on Jan 29, 2016

Roundup: As the deadline looms to replace the Safe Harbor data-sharing framework, the U.S. and EU continue to make progress; Senate is ready to vote on the Judicial Redress Act.

Fortinet SSH vulnerability more widespread than thought
Posted on Jan 29, 2016

Roundup: As the deadline looms to replace the Safe Harbor data-sharing framework, the U.S. and EU continue to make progress; Senate is ready to vote on the Judicial Redress Act.


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