Professor @ University Pireaus
Prof. Christos Xenakis received his B.Sc degree in computer science in 1993, his M.Sc degree in telecommunication and computer networks in 1996 and in 2004 he received his Ph.D. from the University of Athens (Department of Informatics and Telecommunications).
From 1998 - 2001 he was with a Greek telecoms system development firm, where he was involved in the design and development of advanced telecommunications subsystems.
From 1996 - 2007 he was a member of the Communication Networks Laboratory of the University of Athens. Since 2007 he is a faculty member of the Department of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus, Greece, where currently is a Professor, a member of the Systems Security Laboratory and the director of the Postgraduate Degree Programme, on "Digital Systems Security".
He has participated in numerous projects realized in the context of EU Programs as well as National Programs (Greek), where he has been serving as the project manager and/or the technical manager
He is also a steering committee member of the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) and the leader of the Hellenic Cyber Security Team.
He is a member of the editorial board of four Thomson Reuters indexed journals (Computers & Security Journal, Computer Communications Journal, IET Information Security and The Computer Journal of the Oxford University Press).
His research interests are in the field of systems, networks and applications security. He has authored more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences.
Friday 10.Nov / 10:50
Compete against each other in solving four security related challenges in about one hour. To solve a challenge, you may have to analyse digital files, reverse engineer binaries, crack hashes, break cryptographic algorithms or exploit programs’ vulnerabilities.
You will Learn more about Capture The Flag (CTF) competitions and their alternative gamified approach for delivering cybersecurity training and Introduce yourself into ethical hacking.