CSFS Event #2

Our second event is officially here. In this half-day event experts from European institutions, academia, national cybersecurity authorities, private sector and non-profit organizations shared useful insights on the current status, trends and future prospects in cybersecurity education. They investigated the cybersecurity maturity in private and public sector in Greece, as well as certifications, European and national upskilling strategies, research, needs and practices in public and private sector and the cybersecurity skills gap in Greece.

Events

Overview

The event provided an opportunity to:

  • Current status, trends and future prospects in CS education
  • Investigate the CS maturity in private and public sector in Greece
  • Certifications, upskilling
  • European upskilling strategies
  • National upskilling strategies
  • Research, objectives set
  • Needs and practices in public and private sector
  • CS Skills gap in Greece 
Agenda

Schedule

Topic

Speaker

10:00-10:30

Registration

 

10:30-10:45

Opening – Current and future needs

Stella Tsitsoula, President of the BoD at Hellenic Cybersecurity Institute (HCSI)

10:45-11:00

Widening the CS talent pool: To expand the talent pool, the industry should promote clear requirements for roles, including job qualities and skills. CS Higher Education Database (CyberHEAD).

Dr. Demosthenes Oikonomou, Head of Capacity Building Unit at European Cybersecurity Agengy (ENISA)

11:00-11:15

Implementation of ECCC upskilling strategies

Athanasios Kosmopoulos, Member of the Governing Board at the European Cybersecurity Competence Center (ECCC)

11:15-11:30

Cybersecurity skills in Critical Sectors

Prof. Sokratis Katsikas, Director at Norwegian Center for Cybersecurity

11:30-11:45

The national approach of closing the CS skills gap

Ioannis Alexakis, Head of the Directorate of the National Cybersecurity Authority (NCSA)

11:45-12:00

Cybersecurity skills white paper introduction

Christos Xenakis, Professor, University of Piraeus

12:00-12:15

Coffee Break

 

12:15-12:30

Fighting the good fight of attracting, retaining and advancing personnel

John Iliadis, President of BoD at ICS2 Hellenic Chapter

12:30-12:45

Raising cybersecurity awareness
remains a key challenge

Dr. Vasilis Vasilopoulos, DPO, ERT

12:45-13:15

Panel Discussion: Sector based skills gap: 

critical infrastructures, banking & finance,telecoms, transportations

Panagiotis Papagiannakopoulos, Technology Consulting Partner, EY

Dr. Dimitrios Patsos, Sr. Security Specialist, Microsoft

Ioannis Solomakos, CSO, Huawei

John Pavlidis, Senior Security Solutions Architect, Unisystems

Moderated by:

Nikos Drakos, President, ISACA Athens Chapter

13:15-14:30

Lunch and Networking

 

Closed event. Invitation access only.

Under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Digital Government

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