The CYBER SECURITY AND DATA PROTECTION: RISKS AND CHALLENGES IN DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGICALLY TIMES” Conference, took place Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 14.00 to 18.00 at Ioannis Vellidis Conference Center in Thessaloniki.
The conference was organized within the framework of the organization of the American Pavilion at the 2018 Thessaloniki International Fair, where the USA was the honored country, and was marked by great success and participation by a great number of distinguished guests, representatives of the political, academic and business community. Cyber security and GDPR experts attended the conference and took part in the vibrant dialogue, expressing their deep concerns regarding today’s challenges and opportunities formed by the increasing reliance on technology.
Key issues, such as the 4th Industrial Revolution, Cyber Risks, Cyber Crime and GDPR issues have been presented and discussed at the conference. Important suggestions have been made and solutions proposed regarding the parameters that can guarantee a safe and reliable use of cyberspace which is vital for the safety of all citizens. It is a fact that cyber war and cyber attacks are real threats whose consequences are affect great parts of the population and are confronted on a daily basis.
Sincere thanks to our distinguished speakers who have honored us with their presence and contributed to the success of the conference and also to our sponsors for their help and support.
SPEECHES | PRESENTATIONS | PHOTOS:
INTRODUCTION – WELCOME ADDRESSES
Elias Spirtounias, Executive Director, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Kate Marie Byrnes, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy, Athens
Nikos Pappas, Μinister, Μinistry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media
SESSION 1 | IDENTIFYING THE MODERN RISKS FOR BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS AND TURNING THEM INTO OPPORTUNITIES
Moderator: Vlasis Amanatidis, Editor in Chief, Security Manager, IT Professional Magazines
George Pangalos, Professor of Informatics and IT Security, Director, Informatics and Information Security Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki | Speech title: The 4th Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities
Georgios Papaprodromou, Police Brigadier, Director, Cyber Crime Division, Hellenic Police | Speech title: Technology, Internet, Cyber Security from the Perspective of the Hellenic Police Cyber Crime Division
Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos, Associate Partner, Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy, and Technology Services EY | Speech title: How can you turn cyber risk into a source of competitive advantage?
SESSION 2 | CYBER THREATS: PREVENTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Konstantinos Lampropoulos, National Security Expert, Associate, Geneva Center for Security Policy
Sotiris Karagiannis, Head of Technology Innovation, Space Hellas | Speech title: Uncovering the blind spots of future digital risks
SESSION 3 | THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF CYBERCRIME
Moderator: Eugenia Alexandropoulou-Egyptiadou, Vice Rector, Professor, Department of Applied Informatics, Director, Master in Law and Informatics, I.T. Law Research Group, University of Macedonia
- September 12, 2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: Vellidio Convention Center