Announcements

[11/7/24]

Konstantina Syntila at Global Chapter Leaders Summit

🌍✨ We’re beyond excited to share that our amazing Secretary, Konstantina Syntila, represented ISC2 Hellenic Chapter at the Global Chapter Leaders Summit on July 8-9! 🌟
The summit dove into the critical topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the cybersecurity workforce, and Konstantina had some fantastic insights to share about our chapter’s initiatives:

🚀 Boosting DEI in Membership:
🔹Over the past two years, we’ve ramped up chapter members, including women, students, and non-certified professionals.
🔹We ensure no entry barriers exist, creating a welcoming space for all!

📈 Advancing Professional Lives:
🔹Educating managers on the perks of diverse teams.
🔹Embracing university students and helping them thrive.
🔹Providing training to ensure all members shine in their careers.

🎉 Promoting Colleagues:
🔹Our Spotlight sessions showcase members from diverse backgrounds.
🔹Get ready for our new podcast series with university students interviewing cybersecurity pros in various roles!

Together, let’s keep pushing for positive change and advancing DEI in cybersecurity! 💪🔐


[2/7/24]

Security BSides 2024

🚀 ISC2 Hellenic Chapter had a massive turnout at the Security BSides Athens 2024 event last Saturday! With many members in attendance, it was a day filled with insightful discussions and networking. 🌐✨

One of the highlights was a captivating speech by our very own Eleftherios Athousakis, titled “Cyber Shadows in the Sky: The Impact of Hacking on Space Technology.” 🌌🔒

Check out these snapshots of Eleftherios during his enlightening presentation! 📸🎤


[27/6/24]

Volunteers for Awareness sessions coordination

📢 Hey Cyber Heroes! 📢
Do you have a passion for spreading cybersecurity awareness? Ready to take ISC2 Hellenic Chapter‘s award-winning initiatives to the next level? We need YOU! 🚀


We’re on the hunt for enthusiastic volunteers to coordinate our awesome awareness sessions. Your energy and dedication can help educate and protect our community in the digital world. 🌐🛡️

Don’t miss out on the chance to make a real impact! Join our vibrant team and be a part of something amazing! 🌟

📧 Reach out now and let’s make cybersecurity fun and engaging together! 🤝🎉


[21/6/24]

Member Spotlight: Christos Papanikolaou

🌟✨ It’s that time again! We’re thrilled to present another issue of our popular Member Spotlight series! 🌟✨

This month, we’re featuring Christos Papanikolaou! 🎉

In our Member Spotlight series, we highlight the incredible individuals who make our community so exceptional. We share their stories, experiences, and insights to inspire and connect with other members. It’s a fantastic way to get to know each other better and learn from one another.

Stay tuned and… who knows? You might be next in the spotlight! 💼


[18/6/24]

The Future of Cybersecurity Strategies in Times of AI-Generated Cyber Threats

We are honored to announce that our President, John ILIADIS, will be participating as a panelist in an upcoming event!

📅 Event Details:
🔹 Title: The Future of Cybersecurity Strategies in Times of AI-Generated Cyber Threats – Is the Security by Design Approach Dead or Alive?
🔹Date: June 27, 2024
🔹Time: 17:30 – 20:30
🔹Location: B & M Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music, Athens

Hosted by Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity GmbH, this event will explore the evolving landscape of cybersecurity strategies in the era of AI-generated threats. Join us to hear insights from industry leaders and experts on whether the security-by-design approach remains relevant.

For more info, please click on the photo below:


[14/6/24]

Summer Update recap

Congratulations to all our brave Members and participants who made it through the heatwave yesterday. With temperatures soaring over 40°C in Athens, your dedication is truly commendable.

A huge thank you to all our fantastic speakers, panelists, and moderators for making the event a success:

Speakers:
🔹Nikos Damoulianos
🔹George Aslanidis

Panelists:
🔹Elias Aggelidis
🔹Panagiotis Kalantzis
🔹Christie Tsintea
Moderator:
🔹Dimitris Georgiou

ISC2 BoD Elections Candidates:
🔹James Packer
🔹Shannon Brewster

Events Officer:
🔹Spiros Kyriacopoulos


[8/6/24]

Certified AI Security Specialist (CAISS) Workshop

🛡️🚀Secure Your Seat for the Certified AI Security Specialist (CAISS) Workshop! 🚀🛡️

CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW

Attention ISC2 Chapter Members! Ampcus Cyber – Zero Trust Compliance Security Provider is offering a special price just for you. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to advance your cybersecurity skills with AI-driven defenses.

What to Expect from CAISS Workshop:
🔹Holistic Approach: Become an expert in leading future cybersecurity with 🔹AI-driven defenses against evolving threats.
🔹Adaptability to Emerging AI Technologies: Gain the skills to navigate and secure the ever-changing AI landscape.
🔹Live Interactive Training: Learn from industry veterans through real-world case studies for practical AI application in cybersecurity.
🔹Key Deliverables: Earn your CAISS workshop certification, CPE credits, Credly badge, and gain practical application experience.

Workshop Details for Americas & Europe:
🔹Date: 25th June to 28th June 2024
🔹Time: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm GMT
🔹Duration: 4 hours every day for 4 days
🔹Mode: Online
🔹Fees:
USD 130 for regular participants
USD 100 for Local ISACA & ISC2 chapter members
USD 80 for Returning Participants

Don’t miss this chance to elevate your cybersecurity expertise with cutting-edge AI knowledge!


[7/6/24]

Summer Update event is just around the corner

🍦 Our Summer Update event is just around the corner! 🏖
Secure your spot HERE (no login required).

🎙 Join us for one of our most comprehensive events yet, featuring 2 remote speeches, 2 onsite speeches, and an engaging panel discussion!
🛡 Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to dive into the latest in cybersecurity and information security!


[6/6/24]

Awareness for 10th Primary School of Palaio Faliro

🎓 Kids + Cyber Awareness = One Awesome Session! 🎉

On May 15, 2024, our fantastic duo, Konstantina Syntila, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Secretary and Panagiotis Soulos, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Audit Committee Member rocked an awareness session at the Town Hall – Cultural Center of Palaio Faliro for the enthusiastic students of the 10th Primary School! 🌟

The participation was incredible, and everyone left absolutely delighted!🙌
Kudos to our amazing team for making cybersecurity fun and engaging for the next generation! 🔐💡✨
Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to spread cyber awareness far and wide! 🚀📚


[31/5/24]

Konstantina Syntila – Interview for IT Security Pro magazine

📢 Exciting News! Our very own Secretary, Konstantina Syntila, was recently featured in an insightful interview in IT Security Pro magazine! (in Greek)
Click on the image below.

📰 In the interview titled “United for Security: The Dynamic Growth of the Cybersecurity Association”, Konstantina discusses the significant challenges currently facing the information security sector and highlights the proactive measures being taken by the ISC2 Hellenic Chapter. She also shares fascinating insights from recent studies.

✒ Check out the full interview to learn more about the vital work our chapter is doing and the latest trends in cybersecurity.


[29/5/24]

Summer Update @ OTEAcademy – Thursday 13 June 2024 – 18:00

🏖 Join us for an exciting in-person event hosted by ISC2 Hellenic Chapter!
Register HERE to secure your spot!

🗓️ Save the date:
Thursday, June 13th, 2024, at 18:00, and join us at OTEAcademy for an evening you won’t forget.

🍦 Prepare for a stellar lineup of speakers and panelists who will dive into the most urgent cybersecurity challenges. You’ll gain valuable insights, expand your knowledge, and connect with industry experts and peers who share your passion for cybersecurity.

☀ Don’t miss this exclusive chance to learn, network, and enjoy a fantastic evening with fellow professionals.
(CPEs Guaranteed)

Agenda:
18:00-18:15 Welcome

18:15-18:25​ Chapter Update​
John ILIADIS, President of ISC2 Hellenic Chapter

18:25-18:40 “Threat Modeling: More Fun Than You Think!”
Nikos Damoulianos, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Communications Officer, Information Security Consultant / Threat Modeling Expert at TwelveSec

18:40-18:55​ “R2D2 safeguards the griD”
George Aslanidis, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Marketing Officer, Senior Security Consultant at Cyber Noesis

18:55-19:00​ “ISC2 BoD Elections coming up; meet a candidate”
Shannon Brewster, President of ISC2 Los Angeles Chapter

19:00-19.15​ Break​

19:15-20:00 Panel discussion “Managed Services: how to hand over keys to your kingdom safely”
Panelists:
Elias Aggelidis, Cybersecurity-Business Development Manager at Odyssey Cybersecurity
Panagiotis Dimogiorgas, Cyber Security Operations Manager at HELLENiQ ENERGY
Panagiotis Kalantzis, CISO, AegIS Cyber Security-CoFounder/CTO at Omilia – Conversational Intelligence
Christie Tsintea. Head of Infrastructure & Security at Sarantis Group
Moderator:
Dimitris Georgiou, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Treasurer, @ISC2 Europe Advisory Council Member, Chief Security Officer-Partner at Alphabit Cybersecurity

20:00-21:00 ​Food & Networking


[24/5/24]

Member Spotlight: Dimitris Koumarianos

🌟✨ Welcome to another edition of our Member Spotlight series! 🌟✨
We remind you that in our Member Spotlights, we highlight the incredible individuals who make our community so exceptional. We share their stories, experiences, and insights to inspire and connect with other members. It’s a fantastic way to get to know each other better and learn from one another.

Today, we are excited to introduce DIMITRIS KOUMARIANOS! 🎉

Stay tuned for more Spotlights – you could be next! 💼


[22/5/24]

Will AI replace CISOs?


[2/5/24]

Happy Easter from ISC2 Hellenic Chapter

🐣🔐 Wishing you a joyous Easter filled with love, laughter, and cyber-safety from the ISC2 Hellenic Chapter family! 🌷🐰


[1/5/24]

Cyber Awareness across the country

📚 School’s out, cyber’s in! Over the past 15 days, our amazing team has been igniting cyber awareness at schools across the country! 🔥 Here’s a glimpse of where we’ve been:

🏫 Friday 19/4 at the Parents Association of the 12th Elementary School of Piraeus:
👨‍🏫 Team:
Eleftherios Athousakis
John Kapatsoulias
Dimitris Manolis

🎒 Monday 22/4 & Wednesday 24/4 at the 5th/6th and 3rd/4th graders respectively of the 6th Elementary School of Piraeus:
👨‍🏫 Team:
Thanassis Bouboukas
Emmanuel Georgakakis
Panagiotis Soulos

🎓 Tuesday 23/4 at Aegean College in Larissa:
👨‍🏫 Speaker:
Anastasios Arampatzis

👏 A big round of applause to our fantastic teams for making cyber education an adventure! Let’s keep spreading the cyber-smarts!


[26/4/24]

“The State of Cybersecurity 2024” by Pylones Hellas

🕒 It’s Friday noon, and you’re sneaking in a quick break – why not make it count? It’ll only take 7 minutes! Click the image below or HERE.
🔍 Dive into the world of cybersecurity with “The State of Cybersecurity 2024” by Pylones Hellas SA survey, supported by the ISC2 Hellenic Chapter!

📅 For the fifth consecutive year, the survey maintains its methodological consistency, reflecting the latest developments and challenges in cybersecurity. Conducted in collaboration with IT Security Pro magazine, it aims to evaluate how companies’ policies have evolved concerning data security, cyberattack prevention, and digital security strategies.

🎁 By participating and completing the form (optional) , you stand a chance to win a Virtual Reality headset worth €450! The live draw will be hosted on Pylones Hellas SA‘s Facebook page (make sure to follow for updates). Rest assured, your information is confidential and will only be used for the draw.


[25/4/24]

Join the Cyber Translation Squad: Help Translate Cyber Awareness Presentations!

🚀 Members, ready to dive into some cyber translation fun? 👇
Register HERE

🌐 Join us in translating the latest awareness presentations released by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education!
🎓 Volunteers will not only get the chance to brush up on their language skills but also earn valuable CPEs for their efforts. Here’s what’s on the translation table:
👩‍💼 Adults Final 2024 – 86 slides
🎓 College Students Final 2024 – 75 slides
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Parent Final 2024 – 104 slides
🧑‍🎓 Youth Final 2024 – 79 slides

Ready to lend your linguistic talents? Let’s make cybersecurity education accessible to all! 💻


[23/4/24]

John ILIADIS’ article in the netweek magazine special edition

📰 In the special edition “Doing Business in the Digital Age” of BOUSSIAS‘s netweek magazine, released on April 21st with Sunday’s ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ newspaper, an article by John ILIADIS, Director of IT Infrastructure at Tiresias and President of ISC2 Hellenic Chapter, was featured (in Greek).

He addressed the continuous challenges professionals in the field face regarding new processes and regulatory frameworks, coupled with Artificial Intelligence and unprecedented technological threats that need to be managed.


[19/4/24]

Spring Update review

🎶 They say a live music performance is successful when no one wants to leave after the last note is played. Well, yesterday’s ISC2 Hellenic Chapter’s Spring event was exactly that – an unforgettable jam session of cybersecurity wisdom and camaraderie! 🎸🌟

Huge kudos to our stellar speakers and panelists who took the stage by storm:
🔍 Delving into “Quantum Computing and its Impact on Cryptography” was none other than Thanassis Diogos, X-Force IR South Europe Lead at IBM.

🔒 In the captivating panel discussion “Conforming to new regulations: is it about security or about conformance,” we had the pleasure of hearing from:
🔹Michalis Kantartzoglou, ICT Manager at Eletson Corporation
🔹Gkotsis Panagiotis, IT Manager at Dorian LPG
🔹Nikos Simos, CTO at Pylones Hellas SA
🔹Theodoros Ntouskas, Information Security Consultant at ICT PROTECT
🔹Yannis Choimes, Manager, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Consulting, PwC Greece
All moderated by the one and only Spiros Kyriacopoulos, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Events Officer and Cyber Security Consultant at Pylones Hellas SA.

🚀 And then came the enlightening panel discussion “The ABCs of Security Culture … going from aspiration to culmination,” featuring:
🔹George Papoulias, Board Chair at itSMF Hellas
🔹Pavlos Gerardos, IT Infrastructure Supervisor & Information Security Officer at THENAMARIS
🔹Vasilis Christopoulos, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity at EY
All expertly moderated by Konstantina Syntila, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Secretary and Cisco – Cyber Security Sales Leader.

🎁 A special shoutout to Maria Mouriki, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Membership Chair, for not just drawing the lucky winners of our gifts, but also for keeping the energy soaring throughout the event!

🎇 And of course, we can’t forget Spiros Kyriacopoulos, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Events Officer, for organizing the entire event and ensuring everything ran seamlessly from start to finish!

🎹 But let’s give a round of applause to Nikos Damoulianos, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Communications Officer, who valiantly attempted to host the event – even though we all know he had to beat our President “📢The Megaphone📢” John ILIADIS!

And while the cybersecurity buzz was buzzing here, across the pond, the ISC2 Central Gulf Coast Chapter was hosting a virtual event where our Audit Committee Member, Panagiotis Soulos discussed the incredible benefits of volunteerism. 💼✨

Thank you all!
Rock on, cybersecurity rockstars! 🤘🔒

…our Members grow stronger, together! 💚💙


[18/4/24]

ISC2 Hellenic Chapter @ 14th Infocom Security Conference

🔥 Rocking discussions, epic insights, and a vibe like no other – that’s what the 14th Infocom Security 2024 Conference brought to the table! 💥💼

We would like to extend our congratulations and give a huge shoutout to Vlasis Amanatidis for pulling off one heck of an event!

ISC2 Hellenic Chapter was front and center, dishing out wisdom across the cyberverse, with many of our members in attendance:

🌐 Maria Mouriki – Membership Chair, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter; Kicked off the show with an opening speech that set the tone for the whole event!
💼 Dimitris Georgiou – Chief Security Officer-Partner, Alphabit CybersecurityISC2 Europe Advisory Council member, Treasurer ISC2 Hellenic Chapter; Brought the heat with “Spending Too Much Time on Data Security? Discover Managed DLP” – a session that had jaws dropping!
🚀 Spiros Kyriacopoulos – Events Officer, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter; Took us on a cosmic journey with “Guardians of the Digital Galaxy: May the Force of Cyber Resilience be with you!” – an adventure that left us feeling invincible!

But wait, there’s more! Dimitris Georgiou also joined forces with industry legends on a panel titled “The Ecosystem of Global Organizations of IT, Cyber Security and Audit Professionals – The Evolving Role of Greek Chapters”:
🎙 Nikos Drakos – President of ISACA Athens Chapter
🎙 George Papoulias – Chair of BoD, itSMF Hellas
🎙 Valina Paraskevi Panteli – President & Co-Founder, Women4Cyber Greece
💬 Moderator extraordinaire: Panagiotis Kalantzis – Cyber Security & Data Privacy Expert

🎸 Now, let’s keep the party going! Join us today at our Spring Update Event at OTEAcademy. It’s gonna be legendary – don’t miss out! 🌸✨


[12/4/24]

Spring Update @ OTEAcademy

🌱 The time for our Spring Update event has arrived!🐞🔒
📝 Click HERE to register (no login required)

Agenda:
18:00-18:15 Welcome
18:15-18:25​ Chapter Update​
John ILIADIS, President of ISC2 Hellenic Chapter
18:25-18:45​ “Quantum Computing and its Impact on Cryptography”
Thanassis Diogos, X-Force IR South Europe Lead, IBM
18:45-19:25​ Panel discussion “Conforming to new regulations: is it about security or about conformance”
Panelists:
Michalis Kantartzoglou, ICT Manager at Eletson Corporation
Gkotsis Panagiotis, IT Manager at Dorian LPG
Nikos Simos, CTO at Pylones Hellas SA
Theodoros Ntouskas, Information Security Consultant at ICT PROTECT
Vasilis Christopoulos, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity at EY
Moderator:
Spiros KyriacopoulosISC2 Hellenic Chapter Events Officer, Cyber Security Consultant at Pylones Hellas SA
19:25-19.40​ Break​
19:40-20:20 Panel discussion “The ABCs of Security Culture … going from aspiration to culmination”
Panelists:
George Papoulias, Board Chair at itSMF Hellas
Pavlos Gerardos, IT Infrastructure Supervisor & Information Security Officer at THENAMARIS
Christie Tsintea, Head of Group Infrastructure & Security at Sarantis Group
Yannis Choimes, Manager, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Consulting, PwC Greece
Moderator:
Konstantina SyntilaISC2 Hellenic Chapter Secretary, Cisco – Cyber Security Sales Leader
20:20-21:00 ​Food & Networking


[11/4/24]

ISC2 Hellenic Chapter at Cloud Computing Conference

💼 We know that today most of you are at Infocom Security 2024 by SmartPress S.A. and IT Security Pro, but as we casually do, we have some older news to share! 📅

Our Secretary, Konstantina Syntila, took the stage at the most prestigious and recognized independent conference of the Greek market for Cloud Computing, now in its 10th year! 🚀

While you’re enjoying the buzz at Infocom Security, take a moment to check out the highlights from the Cloud Computing Conference by BOUSSIAS where industry leaders, global speakers, and top-notch professionals converged to explore the pivotal role of cloud in today’s and tomorrow’s business models. 🔍

Click on the image/link below to access the presentation slides and dive into the insights shared by our Secretary, Konstantina Syntila. 📊🔐


[9/4/24]

Member Spotlight: Georgios-Alexandros Kapetanos

🌟✨ Introducing our Member Spotlight series! 🌟✨
In our Member Spotlights, we highlight the amazing people who make our community so special. We share their stories, experiences, and insights with other members. It’s a great way to get to know each other better and learn from one another.

And what better way to kick off this series than by featuring the one and only Georgios-Alexandros Kapetanos? 🎉

Stay tuned, you could be the next Member Spotlight! 💼


[4/4/2024]

Spring Update @ OTEAcademy

📢 Get ready for an electrifying in-person event brought to you by ISC2 Hellenic Chapter! (CPEs Guaranteed)
Secure your spot now HERE

🗓 Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 18th, 2024, at 18:00, as we gather at OTEAcademy for an unforgettable evening.

💼 Join us for a dynamic lineup of speakers and panelists who will tackle the most pressing cybersecurity issues head-on.
Gain valuable insights, expand your knowledge, and connect with industry experts and peers who share your passion for cybersecurity.

🚀 Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to learn, network, and have a blast with fellow professionals in the field.


[28/3/2024]

Option to use your Debit or Credit Card

💳 Don’t forget, paying your annual fees is as easy as pie! 🥧
Just be sure to bring your 🔍 magnifying glass because the option to use your Debit or Credit Card might be hiding in plain sight! 😂

Whether you’re a seasoned member or joining the ranks for the first time, we’ve got you covered. No hassle, no fuss – just a smooth and seamless process to keep your membership up-to-date! 💼✨

Check out the screenshot below for a sneak peek at how simple it is. Ready to renew or join? Let’s do this! 💪


[16/3/2024]

About yesterday’s Repetitive General Assembly

🚀 Yesterday’s Repetitive General Assembly was anything but ordinary – because when you’re a group of cybersecurity professionals, you know how to mix business with pleasure! 💼🎉

🛰️ First up, we were treated to an enlightening speech by Eleftherios Athousakis titled “Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape for Satellites: Essential Insights”. Talk about out-of-this-world knowledge!

🗺 Then, with the guidance of our Former President Dimitrios Patsos, we delved into the nitty-gritty of our General Assembly. And let’s not forget the coolest insights ever shared by our President John ILIADIS about ISC2 Hellenic Chapter! 🕶️

🎰 Big shoutout to our Membership Chair Maria Mouriki for keeping the excitement high with a thrilling lottery draw for our Members!

🎤 Huge props to our Communications Officer Nikos Damoulianos for being the Master of Ceremonies throughout the entire event!
(Though we all know, nobody can out-volume John ILIADIS, our human megaphone! 📢)

And of course, what’s a gathering without good food and even better company? 🍕🥂 Because at ISC2 Hellenic Chapter, we’re more than just members and colleagues – we’re lifelong friends! 💫

A heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who joined us last night – your presence made it truly unforgettable! 🙌


[15/3/2024]

9 Years ISC2 Hellenic Chapter

🎉 Let the celebrations begin! 9 years of cybersecurity excellence! 🥳
🚀Even though ISC2 Hellenic Chapter‘s official birthday is still two months away, we couldn’t wait to kick off the festivities at today’s Repetitive General Assembly! 🎈

💫 From humble beginnings to becoming a powerhouse in the industry, we’ve achieved so much together. Let’s celebrate the journey with a special video flashback showcasing our fondest memories and achievements over the years. Here’s to many more years of success, innovation, and making a positive impact in the cybersecurity community!🎈

…our Members grow stronger, together 💚💙


[12/3/2024]

Empowering Minds, Securing Futures!

We’ve been on a roll with our recent awareness events at schools! Here’s a glimpse of our impactful engagements:

🏫 16th Primary School of Chalkida (March 1, 2024):
Featuring Dimitris GeorgiouKonstantina Syntila and John ILIADIS.
🏫 4th Primary School of Agia Paraskevi (March 2, 2024):
With the participation of Ioanna DimaEleftherios Athousakis, and supervised by Panagiotis Soulos.
🏫 10th Primary School of Palaio Faliro (March 8, 2024):
Presence of Panagiotis Soulos and Konstantina Syntila.
🤝 Pre-awareness event by the Association of Friends of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities “Ethelontoume” (March 6, 2024):
Engaging with DIMITRIS KOUMARIANOS.

👏 Kudos to all our dedicated members making a difference! Together, we’re fostering a safer digital space for the younger generation. 🌟🔒

📢 P.S. Don’t forget to join us this Thursday, March 14, 2024, for an electrifying event, caps for all, premium pen giveaways, and a chance to win FREE annual chapter memberships!
Register now ΗERE


[7/3/2024]

ISC2 Spotlights ISC2 Hellenic Chapter

🎉🌐 Exciting News Alert!

Thrilled to announce that ISC2 has featured us in ISC2 Insights with the article “ISC2 Hellenic Chapter: A Cybersecurity Force for Good in Greece”! 🎖

Big shoutout to the entire ISC2 Hellenic Chapter family for their passion and commitment! Our story of cybersecurity excellence, recognized nationally and internationally, is now on full display. 🌐💼

🌟 A massive thank you to ISC2 for the honor! 🙏🏽

Read all about our journey and accomplishments in supporting and shaping the cybersecurity landscape in Greece. 💚💙

Read more here


[5/3/2024]

Flashback to an Epic Presence at the 11th Information Security Conference by Boussias

Our dynamic crew, with members galore, rocked the stage in not one but TWO thought-provoking panels. 🎤✨

1. AI vs. CISOs Smackdown! 👊💻
Unveiling the future of AI in the realm of Cybersecurity, featuring industry maestros:
🔹 Ekaterina Serban, Head of Data Protection and Cyber Security, Bosch
🔹 Lefteris Tzelepis, CISO, Steelmet – Viohalco Companies
🔹 Christos Syngelakis, Group CISO & Group DPO, Motor Oil Group
🔹 Kostas Charopoulos, Head of Information Security, PeopleCert
🔹 Anestis Demopoulos, Head of Digital & Risk Advisory Services Director, Baker Tilly
🔹 Special Guests: ChatGPT, Microsoft Copilot, GoogleBard
🔹 Moderated by John ILIADIS, President of ISC2 Hellenic Chapter & IT Infrastructure Manager, Tiresias

2. Bridging the Cyber Skills Gap! 🚀🎓
A power-packed panel addressing the cybersecurity skills gap in the ever-evolving threat landscape, featuring:
🔹 Christos Xenakis, Professor, Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus
🔹 Stella Tsitsoula, President of the BoD Hellenic Cybersecurity Institute, Vice-President Women4Cyber Greece, Owner RED.comm
🔹 Ioannis Panolias, Directorate of Strategic Planning, National Cybersecurity Authority
🔹 Nikos Drakos, President, ISACA Athens Chapter
🔹 Dimitris Gritzalis, Professor of Cybersecurity, Director of the MSc in Security & Development of Information Systems, Athens University of Economics and Business
🔹 Dimitris GeorgiouISC2 European Advisory Council Member, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Treasurer, CISO Alphabit Cyber Security

🎸 Kudos to all panelists for lighting up the stage and spreading the cybersecurity vibes!


[29/2/24]

Celebrating 3000+ Followers on LinkedIn!

To our fantastic 3000+ followers (and counting 😉), thank you for being part of our cybersecurity journey! 🌐💻
Your support fuels our mission for a safer digital world. Here’s to the next milestone and beyond! 💚 💙


[27/2/24]

Cybersecurity Chronicles at Schools

🌟 Cybersecurity Chronicles at Schools! 📚✨
This week, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter took the classroom by storm, spreading cyberawareness in the coolest way possible! 🚀

Here’s the scoop:

🏫 35th Elementary School of Peristeri, Athens (16/2/24):
🔹 Engaging session with 6th graders during school hours.
🔹 Topics: Online posts and cyberbullying .
🔹 Part of our ‘Internet Protection and Safety’ program, approved by the Ministry of Education.
🔹 Presented by the dynamic duo Panagiotis Soulos & Emmanuel Georgakakis.

🏫 7th Elementary School of Galatsi, Athens (24/2/24):
🔹 Special presentation for parents and kids.
🔹 Featuring Ioanna Dima & ILIAS Salemis, CISA, CISM, CC, under the watchful eye of Panagiotis Dimogiorgas.
🔹 With the lively participation of Panagiotis Soulos & Eleftherios Athousakis.

🌐 Cybersecurity education can be fun, and we’re taking it to the next level! Kudos to our amazing presenters and the enthusiastic students. 🙌💡


[22/2/24]

Repetitive General Assembly – March 14, 2024

Register ΗERE

Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store:
🔊 Keynote by Spiros Kyriacopoulos:
“Mastering the Craft of Cyber Resilience: One Byte at a Time.” Join us for insights into cybersecurity resilience!
🎓 Exclusive Swag:
ISC2 Hellenic Chapter hats for everyone attending. Wear your pride!
🖊️ Premium Giveaways:
Lucky draw for high-quality pens. Elevate your style and cybersecurity knowledge!
🎁 Grand Prizes:
Two FREE annual chapter membership renewals up for grabs. Will you be the lucky one?

Save the date, engage with cybersecurity experts, and win exciting prizes. Let’s make this assembly unforgettable! 🌐✨


[16/2/24]

ISC2 Hellenic Chapter’s Gold Award in CyberSecurity Awards 2024

🏆 ISC2 Hellenic Chapter won a Gold Award in this year’s CyberSecurity Awards by BOUSSIAS, for being a great CyberSecurity Team! But really, what else is new?
As we usually do, we’re fashionably late with this announcement too, because our Secretary was on a business trip, and we needed her to strike a pose for the perfect victory photo! 📸✈️

🚀 Huge thanks to our stellar Chapter Members for propelling us to the top. This Gold Award is a testament to our teamwork and dedication in the cybersecurity realm! 🎉

And of course, a special shout-out to our incredible Board of Directors:

🌟 John ILIADIS, President
📅 Konstantina Syntila, Secretary
💰 Dimitris Georgiou, Treasurer
👤 Maria Mouriki, Membership Chair
🎓 Dimitris Manolis, Training Officer
🎉 Spiros Kyriacopoulos, Events Officer
📢 George Aslanidis, Marketing Officer
🤝 Nikos Venetakis, Volunteer Officer
📡 Nikos Damoulianos, Communications Officer

…our Members grow stronger, together💚💙


[11/2/24]

Τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση 2024

Πρόσκληση των Μελών του Σωματείου με την Επωνυμία «Διεθνές Ινστιτούτο Πιστοποίησης Ασφάλειας Πληροφοριακών Συστημάτων – Ελληνικό Παράρτημα» και τον Διακριτικό Τίτλο “(ISC)2 Hellenic Chapter” σε Τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση

Το ΔΣ του Σωματείου καλεί τα μέλη του στην Ετήσια Τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση την Πέμπτη 29 Φεβρουαρίου 2024, στις 18:45 στo OTE Academy, που βρίσκεται επί της οδού Πέλικα & Σπάρτης 1 στο Μαρούσι ή, σε περίπτωση που δεν επιτευχθεί απαρτία, την Πέμπτη 14 Μαρτίου 2024 την ίδια ώρα και στον ίδιο τόπο.

Τα θέματα της Ημερήσιας Διάταξης είναι:

1. Εκλογή Προέδρου και Γραμματέα της ΓΣ

2. Έγκριση ισολογισμού 2023 και προϋπολογισμού 2024, καθώς και της οικονομικής διαχείρισης από τη ΓΣ και έγκριση έκθεσης Ελεγκτικής Επιτροπής.

3. Έγκριση του απολογισμού του Διοικητικού Συμβουλίου και απαλλαγή των μελών του Διοικητικού Συμβουλίου και της Ελεγκτικής Επιτροπής από κάθε ευθύνη.

  • Δικαίωμα συμμετοχής και ψήφου έχουν όλα τα μέλη που έχουν τακτοποιήσει τις οικονομικές υποχρεώσεις τους έως την έναρξη της ΓΣ, δηλαδή έως και την Πέμπτη 29 Φεβρουαρίου 2024 ή 14 Μαρτίου 2024 αντίστοιχα σε περίπτωση επαναληπτικής ΓΣ και ώρα 18:45.
  • Προς διευκόλυνση των εργασιών και της διοργάνωσης της ΓΣ, τα ταμειακώς ενήμερα μέλη μπορούμε να εγγραφούμε στην Γενική Συνέλευση μέχρι την Τρίτη 27 Φεβρουαρίου 2024 και ώρα 21:00, ή σε περίπτωση επαναληπτικής ΓΣ μέχρι την Τρίτη 12 Μαρτίου 2024 και ώρα 21:00 μέσω της ακόλουθης σελίδας: ΦΟΡΜΑ ΕΓΓΡΑΦΗΣ.
  • Κάθε Μέλος της Γενικής Συνέλευσης δύναται να εκπροσωπήσει μέχρι τρία (3) ακόμη μέλη της σε όλες τις εργασίες και ψηφοφορίες της Γ.Σ. με γραπτή εξουσιοδότηση με θεωρημένο γνήσιο υπογραφής, που θα προσκομίσει κατά την έναρξή της. Όσοι παρασταθείτε στη ΓΣ καλείστε να φέρετε πάνω σας κάποιο επίσημο έγγραφο (πχ δίπλωμα οδήγησης ή αστυνομική ταυτότητα) προς ταυτοποίησή σας.

Επίσης, την Πέμπτη 14 Μαρτίου 2024 18:00, θα λάβει χώρα το επόμενο event του ISC2 Hellenic Chapter. Περισσότερες πληροφορίες για τη θεματολογία και τους ομιλητές θα λάβετε τις επόμενες ημέρες. Θα ισχύει η εγγραφή στην προαναφερθείσα φόρμα και για το event αυτό.

Μην διστάσετε να επικοινωνήσετε στο [email protected] για οποιαδήποτε απορία.

Το ΔΣ του (ISC)² Hellenic Chapter


[7/2/24]

Cyber Squad on a Mission for Safer Internet Day

Yesterday, our dream team of cybersecurity experts visited Maraslion School of Athens to empower families with insights on fostering a safer online environment for parents and children alike. 💻👨‍👩‍👧‍👦
It was an electrifying night, filled with curious minds, insightful questions, and… the discovery of talented future colleagues among the kids!!

🌟 Meet the Guardians of Online Safety:
🔹Sozon Leventopoulos, MSc, PhDc, Researcher, Cyberwarfare Expert
🔹Dimitris Manolis, Group Cyber Defense – Cyber Security Operations Manager at Coca-Cola HBC
🔹John Pavlidis, Senior Security Solutions Architect at Uni Systems
🔹Panagiotis Soulos, Global Information Security Manager at Intrum

🚀 Supporting Cast:
🔹Eleftherios Athousakis, Information Technology Security Specialist at Hellenic National Defence General Staff
🔹Nikos Damoulianos, Information Security Consultant / Threat Modeling Expert at TwelveSec
🔹Ioanna Dima, Information Security Consultant at TwelveSec
🔹DIMITRIS KOUMARIANOS, Key Account Manager at SPACE HELLAS S.A.

A massive thank you to the Parents and Guardians Association of Maraslion School for the warm welcome and collaboration! 💙💚


[1/2/24]

ISC2 Hellenic Chapter shines at the 7th Insurtech Conference

✨ Our very own Maria Mouriki, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter Membership Chair and Senior Cyber Security Analyst at InTTrust S.A., took the lead as the moderator in a riveting panel discussion on “User-Centric Cybersecurity Design: Insurance Industry’s Challenges.” at the 7th Insurtech Conference by BOUSSIAS!🌐💼

🔍 The insightful discourse delved into the intricacies of evolving cybersecurity in the insurance realm, aiming to create an effective, customer-centric operational model for enhanced trust and satisfaction.

🚀 Kudos to Maria Mouriki for expertly moderating the session and to all the panelists for contributing to this enlightening discussion. 🌐💼💚💙


[26/1/24]

🎉 What-a-night!! 🎉

Last night’s New Year’s Party and Pie was an absolute blast! 🚀 We rolled the dice, cut the pie, and boy, did luck shine on our lottery winners! 🥧🎲🎁 The wine flowed, the beers popped, and the finger food disappeared faster than a cybersecurity threat! 🍷🍻🍢

Surrounded by the warmth of Friends, Members, Sponsors, Supporters and the crackling fireplace, the venue turned into a hub of laughter and good vibes. And guess what? Nobody wanted to say goodbye! 🕰️🎊
Big thanks to all of you fantastic people—you make these nights unforgettable!
Here’s to more merry moments and pie-cutting adventures in 2024!

…our Members grow stronger, together! 💚💙


[19/1/24]

3rd Law Forum on Data Protection

Absolutely thrilled to share that two of our members will be participating in the esteemed 3rd LAW FORUM ON DATA PROTECTION, organized by CLEON Conferences & Communications.


🌐 Under the patronage of significant entities like the Hellenic Association of Data Protection and Privacy , Homo Digitalis, ISC2 Hellenic Chapter, and more, this forum on February 8, 2024, promises insightful discussions on data protection.

🎙️ Our Contributions:
Dimitris Georgiou, Chief Security Officer and Partner at Alphabit, ISC2 European Advisory Council Member, Treasurer of ISC2 Hellenic Chapter
Presentation Title: “Digital Forensics Research: Its value in legal proceedings and negotiations”
Kiki Tsourou, Head of Data Protection at Tiresias, Member of ISC2 Hellenic Chapter
Presentation Title: “Processing of financial behavior data by credit bureaus and especially credit scoring”

A big thank you to CLEON Conferences & Communications, and a proud moment for ISC2 Hellenic Chapter as our members continue to contribute to the forefront of data protection discussions! 💚 💙


[16/1/24]

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[9/1/24]

ISC2 Hellenic Chapter – New Year’s Party and Pie 🎉

Click the link below, login and fill the form to join our New Year’s Party and Pie 2024 that will take place on Thursday, January 25th, at 19:00. 🎉
👉 Register here!

As we bid farewell to an extraordinary 2023, we express our heartfelt gratitude to our incredible MembersFriendsSponsors, and Supporters. Your unwavering support has fueled the success of our Chapter, where the collective ambition of our members has truly thrived.
Here’s to growing stronger together in the upcoming year! 💚 💙

Join us for a joyous celebration at our New Year’s Party and Pie – we eagerly await your presence to usher in the festivities! 🥳


[1/1/24]

Happy New Year from ISC2 Hellenic Chapter!

ISC2 Hellenic Chapter extends cyber wishes for a year of safety, resilience, and collaborative strides in the digital realm. May each cybersecurity endeavor lead to a more secure and connected future.
🎉 Happy New Year 2024! 💚 💙


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