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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
SecWeb 2020
Submission Deadline: Feb 28, 2020
1st Workshop on Designing Security for the Web
Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020
Genova (Italy)
 
ACM WiSec 2020
Submission Deadline: Feb 28, 2020
13th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
Jul 8, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020
Linz, Austria
 
SecWeb 2020
Submission Deadline: Feb 28, 2020
1st Workshop on Designing Security for the Web
Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020
Genova (Italy)
 
ACM WiSec 2020
Submission Deadline: Feb 28, 2020
13th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
Jul 8, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020
Linz, Austria
 
WTMC 2020
Submission Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
5th International Workshop on Traffic Measurements for Cybersecurity
Jun 15, 2020 - Jun 15, 2020
Genova, Italy
 
PSBP 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Special track on Privacy and Security in Business Processes along with The Tenth International Conference on Business Intelligence and Technology
Apr 26, 2020 - Apr 30, 2020
Nice, France
 
IEEE S&B 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 5, 2020
4th IEEE Security and Privacy on the Blockchain Workshop
Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020
Genova, Italy
 
IEEE COINS 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Internet of Things IoT | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning | Big Data | Blockchain | Edge & Cloud Computing | Security | Embedded Systems | Circuit and Systems | WSN | 5G
Jul 27, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020
Barcelona, Spain
 
SPiFEC 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 15, 2020
Security & Privacy Issues in Fog/Edge Computing (Call for Book Chapters)
Oct 19, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019
Book
 
DTS 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 15, 2020
2nd International Workshop on Defense Technology and Security
Jul 1, 2020 - Jul 4, 2020
University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
 
ICICS 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 23, 2020
22nd International Conference on Information and Communications Security
Aug 24, 2020 - Aug 27, 2020
copenhagen, Denmark
 
SCI 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
ACNS Workshop on Secure Cryptographic Implementation
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020
Rome, Italy
 
CLOUD S&P 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
2nd Workshop on Cloud Security and Privacy (in conjunction with ACNS 2020)
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020
Rome, Italy
 
SPIE ESD 2020
Submission Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
SPIE Security+Defence 2020
Sep 21, 2020 - Sep 24, 2020
Edingburgh
 
CPCS 2020
Submission Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
Call for Chapters: Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems: Threats and Defenses
Oct 1, 2019 - Jul 15, 2020
Book
 
PST 2020
Submission Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
18th Annual International Conference on Privacy, Security, and Trust (PST2020)
Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 19, 2020
Hangzhou, China
 
SPIoT 2020
Submission Deadline: May 23, 2020
9th International Symposium on Security and Privacy on the Internet of Things
Oct 23, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020
Nanjing, China
 
WTMC 2020
Submission Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
5th International Workshop on Traffic Measurements for Cybersecurity
Jun 15, 2020 - Jun 15, 2020
Genova, Italy
 
PSBP 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Special track on Privacy and Security in Business Processes along with The Tenth International Conference on Business Intelligence and Technology
Apr 26, 2020 - Apr 30, 2020
Nice, France
 
IEEE S&B 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 5, 2020
4th IEEE Security and Privacy on the Blockchain Workshop
Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020
Genova, Italy
 
IEEE COINS 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Internet of Things IoT | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning | Big Data | Blockchain | Edge & Cloud Computing | Security | Embedded Systems | Circuit and Systems | WSN | 5G
Jul 27, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020
Barcelona, Spain
 
SPiFEC 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 15, 2020
Security & Privacy Issues in Fog/Edge Computing (Call for Book Chapters)
Oct 19, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019
Book
 
DTS 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 15, 2020
2nd International Workshop on Defense Technology and Security
Jul 1, 2020 - Jul 4, 2020
University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
 
ICICS 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 23, 2020
22nd International Conference on Information and Communications Security
Aug 24, 2020 - Aug 27, 2020
copenhagen, Denmark
 
SCI 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
ACNS Workshop on Secure Cryptographic Implementation
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020
Rome, Italy
 
CLOUD S&P 2020
Submission Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
2nd Workshop on Cloud Security and Privacy (in conjunction with ACNS 2020)
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020
Rome, Italy
 
SPIE ESD 2020
Submission Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
SPIE Security+Defence 2020
Sep 21, 2020 - Sep 24, 2020
Edingburgh
 
CPCS 2020
Submission Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
Call for Chapters: Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems: Threats and Defenses
Oct 1, 2019 - Jul 15, 2020
Book
 
PST 2020
Submission Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
18th Annual International Conference on Privacy, Security, and Trust (PST2020)
Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 19, 2020
Hangzhou, China
 
SPIoT 2020
Submission Deadline: May 23, 2020
9th International Symposium on Security and Privacy on the Internet of Things
Oct 23, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020
Nanjing, China
 
SPBP 2020
Submission Deadline: May 29, 2020
The Third Workshop on Security and Privacy-enhanced Business Process Management
Sep 14, 2020 - Sep 14, 2020
Seville, Spain
 
CSW 2021
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2020
2021 International Workshop on Cyber Security (CSW 2021)
Aug 13, 2021 - Aug 15, 2021
Stockholm, Sweden
 
EICC 2020
Submission Deadline: Jun 14, 2020
European Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Conference
Nov 18, 2020 - Nov 19, 2020
Rennes, France
 
CANS 2020
Submission Deadline: Jun 21, 2020
Cryptology and Network Security
Dec 14, 2020 - Dec 16, 2020
Vienna, Austria
 

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

Intrusion Detection and Prevention for Mobile Ecosystems
Georgios Kambourakis, Asaf Shabtai, Constantinos Kolias, Dimitrios Damopoulos (Eds.), CRC Press, September 2017.

Botnets: Architectures, Countermeasures, and Challenges
Georgios Kambourakis, Marios Anagnostopoulos, Weizhi Meng, Peng Zhou


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
Microsoft Exposes 250 Million Call Center Records in Privacy Snafu
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Data leak was the result of misconfigured Elasticsearch databases

World Economic Forum Global Risks Report Highlights Dangers of Digital innovation
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

The New York-based cyber-security company helps organizations detect threats by revealing the “genetic” origins of software code, and also provides context on how to respond to incidents.

US Journalist Denounced for Alleged Involvement with Brazilian Criminal Organization
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Brazilian prosecutors accuse US journalist Glenn Greenwald of involvement with a phone-hacking gang

Unofficial Patch Released for Recently Disclosed Internet Explorer Zero-Day
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Nearly 250 million Microsoft Customer Service and Support (CSS) records were found exposed to the Internet in five insecure Elasticsearch databases, Comparitech reports.

UN Experts Urge Probe Into Alleged Saudi Hacking of Bezos Phone
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Independent UN rights experts said Wednesday they had received information that Amazon owner Jeff Bezos's phone was hacked through a WhatsApp account belonging to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Campaigners Threaten ICO with Legal Action for AdTech Failings
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Regulator has yet to punish industry for illegal real-time bidding practices

Microsoft Exposed 250 Million Customer Support Records
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Proton Technologies, the company best known for its privacy-focused email service ProtonMail, this week announced that the source code for all of its ProtonVPN virtual private network (VPN) applications has been made public after each app underwent independent security audits.

KnowBe4 Donates $250,000 to Stetson University College of Law
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Donation will provide employee security awareness training, create scholarships and help to develop the university’s cybersecurity program

Wednesday is Deadline for Claims in 2017 Equifax Data Breach
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Wednesday is the deadline to seek cash payments and claim free services as part of Equifax's

Facebook Crime Rises 19% as UK Tries to Police Social Media
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Rise in UK Facebook-linked crime as government introduces stricter social media code of conduct

Fake Smart Factory Captures Real Cyber-threats
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Cyber-criminals flock to fake industrial company honeypot

French Spy Suspected of Selling Data on Darknet
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

California-based secure DevOps company Sysdig on Wednesday announced that it raised $70 million in a Series E funding round, which it plans on using to fuel global expansion, including through significant investments in sales and marketing.

Intezer Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Cyber threat detection provider Intezer this week announced it has raised $15 million in a Series B funding round.

Apple Dropped iCloud Encryption Plans After FBI Complaint: Report
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Move would have severely hampered investigations

Source Code Released for All ProtonVPN Apps
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

World Economic Forum Publishes Global Risks Report 2020

Saudi Dismisses Link to Hack of Amazon Owner Bezos
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

An anti-terrorism agent in France's domestic intelligence service could soon face trial on charges of selling confidential data and fake IDs in the hidden corners of the internet, prosecutors say.

Secure DevOps Company Sysdig Raises $70 Million
Posted on Jan 22, 2020

ACROS Security’s 0patch service on Tuesday released an unofficial fix for CVE-2020-0674, a recently disclosed

Georgia Man Admits to Launching DDoS Attack
Posted on Jan 21, 2020

A new methodology for instigating ransomware makes use of Windows' own Encrypting File System (EFS). EFS has been a part of Windows since Windows 2000. Unlike Windows' BitLocker -- which is a full disk encryption feature -- EFS can selectively encrypt individual files or folders. It does this transparently to the user, using a key that is partly stored in an accessible file, and partly computed from the user's account password.

Scottish Police Deploy Tech That Extracts Data from Locked Smartphones
Posted on Jan 21, 2020

Police Scotland is using Cellebrite machines to retrieve data from locked devices

FireEye Acquires Cloud Governance Firm Cloudvisory
Posted on Jan 21, 2020

FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) on Tuesday announced that it has acquired Cloudvisory, a Dallas, Texas-based provider of tools for cloud visibility, security, and policy management.&;


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

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