Dr Vasilis Katos
Dr. Katos obtained a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Democritus University of Thrace in Greece, an MBA from Keele University in the UK and a PhD in Computer Science (Network security and cryptography) from Aston University. Dr. Katos is also a certified Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI). His research is in information security and privacy, computer forensics and incident response, with his work being funded by national and European bodies (FP7). He has over 50 publications in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings and serves as a referee on several reputable conferences and journals (for example, IEEE Communications Letters, Computers & Security, Information Management and Computer Security).
In terms of research recognition, he has received keynote speech invitations for international conferences (indicatively, the 8th European Conference on Information Warfare and Security) and his research has been addressed by reputable magazines such as the New Scientist.
He is Academic Advocate for Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and served as a member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals. In terms of industrial experience, he was security consultant for Cambridge Technology Partners (Novell, Inc) for two years and a defense expert for a criminal court in the UK.