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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
SCN-SPMAP 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 27, 2017
Security and Communication Networks Journal - SI on Security and Privacy in Mobile Applications and Platforms
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SCN-CyberIoT 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 27, 2017
Special Issue on Cybersecurity in the Internet of Things - Security and Communication Networks Journal
N/A
N/A
 
NTMS 2018
Submission Deadline: Oct 30, 2017
9th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security - 26 - 28 February 2018, Paris - France
Feb 26, 2018 - Feb 28, 2018
Paris
 
SPTE_SC 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 10, 2017
IJDSN Special Collection on Secure Positioning Technologies for the Emerging Services and Computing Paradigms
N/A
N/A
 
SMDAP_WN 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 25, 2017
Special Collection on Security Mechanisms and Data Access Protocols in Innovative Wireless Networks - IJDSN (IF: 0.906)
N/A
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Future_Internet-SI 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Futute Internet - Special Issue on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
N/A
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IoT-CyberTrust 2018
Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
IEEE Computer Special Issue on Cybertrust in the IoT Age
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Smart-City-IoT-Security 2017
Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Special Issue on Security of IoT-enabled Infrastructures in Smart Cities
N/A
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TSEC-NextSecSociety 2017
Submission Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Journal of Cyber Security Technology Special Issue on Secure Smart Society in Next Generation Networking Paradigm
N/A
N/A
 
IH&MMSec 2018
Submission Deadline: Jan 27, 2018
ACM Workshop on Information Hiding and Multimedia Security
Jun 20, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
Innsbruck, Austria
 
TrustCom 2018
Submission Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
The 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications
Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 3, 2018
New York
 
SCN-SPMAP 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 27, 2017
Security and Communication Networks Journal - SI on Security and Privacy in Mobile Applications and Platforms
N/A
N/A
 
SCN-CyberIoT 2017
Submission Deadline: Oct 27, 2017
Special Issue on Cybersecurity in the Internet of Things - Security and Communication Networks Journal
N/A
N/A
 
NTMS 2018
Submission Deadline: Oct 30, 2017
9th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security - 26 - 28 February 2018, Paris - France
Feb 26, 2018 - Feb 28, 2018
Paris
 
SPTE_SC 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 10, 2017
IJDSN Special Collection on Secure Positioning Technologies for the Emerging Services and Computing Paradigms
N/A
N/A
 
SMDAP_WN 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 25, 2017
Special Collection on Security Mechanisms and Data Access Protocols in Innovative Wireless Networks - IJDSN (IF: 0.906)
N/A
N/A
 
Future_Internet-SI 2017
Submission Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Futute Internet - Special Issue on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
N/A
N/A
 
IoT-CyberTrust 2018
Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
IEEE Computer Special Issue on Cybertrust in the IoT Age
N/A
N/A
 
Smart-City-IoT-Security 2017
Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Special Issue on Security of IoT-enabled Infrastructures in Smart Cities
N/A
N/A
 
TSEC-NextSecSociety 2017
Submission Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Journal of Cyber Security Technology Special Issue on Secure Smart Society in Next Generation Networking Paradigm
N/A
N/A
 
IH&MMSec 2018
Submission Deadline: Jan 27, 2018
ACM Workshop on Information Hiding and Multimedia Security
Jun 20, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
Innsbruck, Austria
 
TrustCom 2018
Submission Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
The 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications
Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 3, 2018
New York
 
FI-IoTSP 2018
Submission Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Future Internet Journal: Special Issue on IoT Security and Privacy
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

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


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
Unsigned Apps Can Steal macOS Keychain Passwords
Posted on Sep 26, 2017

Just as Apple launched the latest version of macOS, High Sierra 10.13, a researcher published a video to show how unsigned applications can steal data from the operating system’s Keychain password management system.

Deloitte Says 'Very Few' Clients Hit by Hack
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Oracle has released patches for many of its products to address several vulnerabilities in the Apache Struts 2 framework, including one that has been exploited in the wild for the past few weeks.

Company That Tracks Location of Cars Left Data Open to the World
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Deloitte said Monday that "very few" of the accounting and consultancy firm's clients were affected by a hack after a news report said systems of blue-chip clients had been breached.

Verizon Engineer Exposes Internal System Data
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Adobe’s product security incident response team (PSIRT) accidentally published a private PGP key on its blog. The compromised key was quickly revoked and a new key was generated after the incident came to light.

DHS: 21 States Targeted By Hackers Ahead of the US Presidential Election
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

The hacking efforts were mostly preliminary, involving things like testing for weak links in voter registration systems.

RedBoot Ransomware Modifies Master Boot Record
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has finally notified the states whose systems were targeted by hackers before last year’s presidential election.

Adobe Accidentally Posts Private PGP Key
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Google this week released an updated version of Chrome 61 to address two High severity vulnerabilities.

Deloitte Hack Exposes Confidential Email for World's Largest Companies—Report
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

The attackers hit the global email server via a hacked administrator account lacking two-factor authentication.

DHS Notifies States Targeted by Russia in Election Hacks
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Researchers discovered an unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket containing potentially sensitive information associated with a system used internally by Verizon.

Banking Trojan Uses NSA-Linked Exploit
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Newly observed Retefe banking Trojan samples have implemented the National Security Agency-related EternalBlue exploit, Proofpoint security researchers have discovered.

Over a Quarter of UK Councils Hit by Ransomware
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

The good news is that local authorities are backing up, not paying up

NCSC: UK Should Brace for Major Cyber Incident
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Category one event will trigger government response in next few years, says technical director

#ISC2Congress: Millennials in Cybersecurity: What They Want, What They Need and How to Keep Them
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

At the (ISC)2 Congress in Austin, Texas, on September 25, a panel of millennials answered questions from the session moderator and the audience about millennials in the information security industry.

Oracle Releases Patches for Exploited Apache Struts Flaw
Posted on Sep 25, 2017

A newly discovered ransomware family has the ability to replace the Master Boot Record and modify the partition table, allowing the malware to function as a wiper.

DHS banned Kaspersky software from all government systems
Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Walking up to DerbyCon 7.0 cybersecurity conference it immediately has a very different feel from the "major" infosec conferences. Attendees would never be caught loitering outside of the Black Hat ...

Equifax breach response deemed insufficient in multiple ways
Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Walking up to DerbyCon 7.0 cybersecurity conference it immediately has a very different feel from the "major" infosec conferences. Attendees would never be caught loitering outside of the Black Hat ...

Users plagued by iOS app security issues, according to new research
Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Walking up to DerbyCon 7.0 cybersecurity conference it immediately has a very different feel from the "major" infosec conferences. Attendees would never be caught loitering outside of the Black Hat ...

Undisclosed SEC breach may have led to illegal stock trades
Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Walking up to DerbyCon 7.0 cybersecurity conference it immediately has a very different feel from the "major" infosec conferences. Attendees would never be caught loitering outside of the Black Hat ...

Ransomware Analysis Promises Bleak Future with No Recovery
Posted on Sep 22, 2017

The future of ransomware does not offer any good news, as analysis shows new tactics and advancements by operators

SecureAuth Acquired for $225 Million, to Merge With Core Security
Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Access control company SecureAuth announced this week that it will merge with Core Security, a firm focused on vulnerability discovery, identity governance, and threat 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

ICSD 2008-2017