The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Athens is organizing the American Pavilion at the 2018 Thessaloniki International Fair, where the United States will be the HONORED COUNTRY. Under the broader theme of “Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Creativity”, USATIF2018 will showcase American technology, enterprise and innovation to an elite audience in southeast Europe. The US presence in the Thessaloniki International Fair is considered to be of major importance not only for the bilateral relations, but also for the cooperation between US and the whole region.

Within this framework the Chamber is convening the “CYBER SECURITY AND DATA PROTECTION: RISKS AND CHALLENGES IN DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGICALLY TIMES” Conference on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 14.00 to 18.00 at Ioannis Vellidis Conference Center in Thessaloniki.

The increasing reliance on technology creates new threats. Internet and cyberspace in general, coupled with the increasing dependence of organizations, businesses and individual users on technological systems, form a new critical area of security. Cyber war and cyber attacks are real threats whose consequences are affect great parts of the population and are confronted on a daily basis.

It is clear that safe and reliable use of cyberspace is vital for the safety of all citizens. But how ready are we to deal with these new threats? This question will be answered during this conference in which topics will be developed around the following thematic axes:

  • Identifying the modern risks for businesses and organizations and turning them into business opportunities
  • Cyber Threats: Prevention and Risk Management
  • The legal aspects of cybercrime

For more information contact:

Voula Tseritzoglou | | 210 699 3559 (ext. 10) or Georgia Mamali | | 210 699 3559 (ext. 24)

  • September 12, 2018
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm