Sokratis Katsikas, Professor

Sokratis K. Katsikas was born in Athens, Greece, in 1960. He received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the University of Patras, Patras, Greece in 1982, the Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, USA, in 1984 and the Ph.D. in Computer Engineering & Informatics from the University of Patras, Patras, Greece in 1987. Currently he is a Professor with Dept. of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus, Greece, member of the pool of experts of the Institutional Evaluation Programme of the European University Association and chair of the Steering Committee of the same programme. He has been the Rector (2003-2006) and Vice-Rector (1997-2003) of the University of the Aegean, member of the Board of the Hellenic Quality Assurance Authority for Higher Education (2006-2008), member of the Board of the Hellenic Authority for Information and Communication Security and Privacy (2008-2009), Vice-President of the Panhellenic Federation of University Faculty Members (2009), the National Representative of Greece to the Management Committee of the 7th EU R&D Framework Programme “People” (2007-2009), the General Secretary for Telecommunications & Post of the Ministry of Infrastructures, Transport and Networks of the Hellenic Republic (2009-2012), member of the Committee for Information and Communication Technologies of the Greek Government (2011-2012), Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board on Information and Communication Technologies of the Ministry of Administrative Reform and Electronic Government (2011-2012), the President of the National Education Council of Greece (2013-2015), and the President of the Council of University Education of Greece (2013-2014). His research interests lie in the areas of information and communication systems security and of estimation theory and its applications. He has authored or co-authored more than 230 journal publications, book chapters and conference proceedings publications and he has participated in more than 60 funded national and international R&D projects in these areas. He is serving on the editorial board of several scientific journals, he has authored/edited 33 books and has served on/chaired the technical programme committee of more than 400 international scientific conferences.

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Publications 2010 – 2016


I) JOURNALS

  • A. Patel, H. Alhussian, J.M. Pedersen, B. Bounabat, J. Celestino Júnior, S. Katsikas, “A nifty collaborative intrusion detection and prevention architecture for Smart Grid ecosystems”, Computers & Security, Vol. 40, pp. 92-109, 2016.
  • G. Spathoulas and S.K. Katsikas, “Enhancing IDS performance through comprehensive alert post-processing”, Computers & Security, Vol. 37, pp. 176-196, 2013.
  • G. Spathoulas and S.K. Katsikas, “Methods for post-processing alerts in intrusion detection: A survey”, International Journal of Information Security Science, Vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 64-80, 2013.
  • G. Aggelinos and S.K. Katsikas, “Enhancing SSADM with Disaster Recovery Plan Activities”, Information Management and Computer Security, Vol. 19, pp. 248-261, 2011.
  • G. Spathoulas and S.K. Katsikas, “Reducing False Positives in Intrusion Detection Systems”, Computers & Security, Vol. 29, pp. 35-44, 2010.
  • S. Sp. Pappas, L. Economou, P. Karampelas, D.C. Karamousantas, S.K. Katsikas, G.E. Chatzarakis and P.D. Skafidas, “Electricity demand load forecasting of the Hellenic power system using an ARMA model”, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 80, pp. 256-264, 2010.
  • G. Aggelinos and S.K. Katsikas, “Integrating Disaster Recovery Plan Activities into the System Development Life Cycle”, Journal of Information Systems Security, Vol. 6, pp. 20-35, 2010.
  • I. Kantzavelou and S.K. Katsikas, “A game-based intrusion detection mechanism to confront internal attackers”, Computers & Security, Vol 29, pp. 859-874, 2010.


II) CONFERENCES

  • V. Anastopoulos and S. K. Katsikas, “Design of a Log Management Infrastructure Using Meta-Network Analysis”, in Proceedings, TRUSTBUS 2016, Porto, Portugal, pp. 97-110, 2016.
  • A. Michota, S. Katsikas, “Compliance of the LinkedIn privacy policy with the principles of the ISO 29100:2011 standard”, in B. Boualem et al. (Eds.), Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2014 Workshops, 15th International Workshops IWCSN 2014, Org2 2014, PCS 2014, and QUAT 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece, October 12-14, 2014, Revised Selected Papers, Org2 Workshop – Towards Organization 2.0: Advancements in Enterprise Social Networks, pp. 1–12, 2015.
  • V. Anastopoulos and S. Katsikas, “A Methodology for Building a Log Management Infrastructure”, in Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT 2014), pp. 000301-000306, DOI: 10.1109/ISSPIT.2014.7300604, 2015.
  • E. Darra, C. Skouloudi and S.K. Katsikas, “A Simulation Platform for Evaluating DoS Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings, 19th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 2015), doi:10.1145/2801948.2801949, 2015.
  • A. Michota and S.K. Katsikas, “Designing a Seamless Privacy Policy for Social Networks”, in Proceedings, 19th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 2015), doi: 10.1145/2801948.2801998, 2015.
  • A. Michota and S.K. Katsikas, “Tagged Data Breaches in Online Social Networks”, in Proceedings, 6th International Conference on e-Democracy (e-Democracy 2015), Athens, Greece, pp. 95-106, 2015.
  • G. Spathoulas, S. Katsikas, A. Charoulis, “A test-bed for post-processing the results of intrusion detection systems”, in Proceedings, EUROPKI 2013, Egham, UK, pp. 170-183, 2014.
  • I. Kantzavelou, S. Katsikas, “Uncertainty in Intrusion Detection Signaling Games”, in Proceedings, EUROPKI 2013, Egham, UK, pp. 184-203, 2014.
  • A. Michota, S. Katsikas, “Compliance of the Facebook Data Use Policy with the principles of ISO 29100:2011”, in Proceedings, NTMS 2014 (Security track), Dubai, UAE, pp. 96-100, 2014.
  • A. Michota, S. Katsikas, “The evolution of privacy-by-default in Social Networks”, in Proceedings, 18th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics 2014, pp. 1-6, 2014.
  • V. Tasiopoulos, S. Katsikas, “Bypassing Antivirus Detection with Encryption”, in Proceedings, 18th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics 2014, pp. 1-2, 2014.
  • D. Koutsourelis, S. Katsikas, “Designing and developing a free Data Loss Prevention system”, in Proceedings, 18th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics 2014, pp. 1-5, 2014.
  • I. Kantzavelou, P. Tzikopoulos and S.K. Katsikas, “Detecting Intrusive Activities from Insiders in a Wireless Sensor Network Using Game Theory”, in Proceedings, PETRA 2013, Rhodes Island, Greece, doi: 10.1145/2504335.2504350, 2013.
  • E. Darra and S.K. Katsikas, “Attack Detection Capabilities of Intrusion Detection Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks”, in Proceedings, IISA 2013, Piraeus, Greece, doi: 10.1109/IISA.2013.6623718, pp. 225-230, 2013.
  • G. Aggelinos and S.K. Katsikas, “The security of information systems in Greek hospitals”, in Proceedings, TRUSTBUS 2013, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 112-123, 2013.
  • G. Aggelinos and S.K. Katsikas, “The status of information systems in the hospitals of the Greek National Health System”, in Proceedings, 13th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (MEDICON 2013), Seville, Spain, pp. 1306-1309, 2013.
  • G. Aggelinos and S.K. Katsikas, “Disaster Recovery Analysis and Management Method (DRAMM): An IT Management tool”, in Proceedings, PCI 2012, Piraeus, Greece, 2012.
  • E. Darra, C. Ntantogian, C. Xenakis, S. Katsikas, “A Mobility and Energy-Aware Hierarchical Intrusion Detection System for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, in Proceeding, Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business – 8th International Conference, TrustBus 2011, Toulouse, France, σελ. 138-149, 2011.


III) BOOK CHAPTERS

  • V.C. Moussas, S.K. Katsikas and S.D. Likothanassis, “A Review of Theory and Applications of Adaptive Filters based on the multi-model approach”, in D. Karras (Ed.), Recent Advances in Applied Signals, Systems and Image Processing, Springer, to appear.
  • N. Pitropakis, S. Katsikas and C. Lambrinoudakis, “Cloud Security, Privacy and Trust Baselines”, in J. Vacca (Ed.), Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges, Taylor & Francis, pp. 45-58, 2016.
  • S.K. Katsikas, “Risk management”, in J. Vacca (Ed.), Computer and Information Security Handbook 2nd edition, Morgan Kaufmann, pp. 905-927, 2013.
  • S.K. Katsikas, “Security of the electronic medical record”, in B. Fuhrt and A. Agarwal (Eds.), Handbook of Medical Innovative Technologies, Springer, pp. 401-416, 2013.
  • E. Konstantinou, S. Katsikas, “Public key cryptography”, in M. Burmester, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, V. Chrissicopoulos (Eds.), Modern Cryptography: Theory and applications, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, Greece, pp. 355-389, 2011.
  • M. Burmester, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, V. Chryssicopoulos, “Introduction to cryptography: From Caesar to meta-quantum cryptography”, in M. Burmester, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, V. Chryssicopoulos (Editors), Modern Cryptography: Theory and Applications, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, pp. 3-43, 2011.
  • E. Konstantinou, S. Katsikas, “Public Key Cryptography”, in M. Burmester, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, V. Chryssicopoulos (Editors), Modern Cryptography: Theory and Applications, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, pp. 355-389, 2011.
  • C. Lambrinoudakis, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, “An overview of privacy enhancing technologies in the internet”, in C. Lambrinoudakis, L. Mitrou, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas (Editors), Privacy protection & Information and Communication Technologies, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, pp. 3-48, 2010.
  • E. Aivaloglou, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, “Privacy protection mechanisms in sensor networks”, in C. Lambrinoudakis, L. Mitrou, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas (Editors), Privacy protection & Information and Communication Technologies, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, pp. 221-245, 2010.
  • A. Yannacopoulos, S. Xanthopoulos, C. Lambrinoudakis, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, “Privacy protection economics”, in C. Lambrinoudakis, L. Mitrou, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas (Editors), Privacy protection & Information and Communication Technologies, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, pp. 447-467, 2010.


IV) BOOKS

  • S. K. Katsikas, C. Lambrinoudakis and S. Furnell (Eds.), Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2016.
  • N. Askoxylakis, S. Ioannidis, S. Katsikas and C. Meadows, Computer Security – ESORICS 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2016.
  • S. K. Katsikas and A.B. Sideridis (Eds.), E-Democracy – Citizen Rights in the World of the New Computing Paradigms, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, 2015.
  • S. Katsikas, I. Agudo (Eds.), Public Key Infrastructure, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2014.
  • C. Eckert, S.K. Katsikas and G. Pernul (Eds.), Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2014.
  • S. Katsikas, Information Security Management, Pedio Publishers, Athens, Greece, 2014.
  • S. Fischer-Hubner, S. Katsikas, G. Quirchmayr (Eds.), Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2012.
  • M. Burmester, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, V. Chryssicopoulos (Editors), Modern Cryptography: Theory and Applications, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, 2011.
  • C. Lambrinoudakis, L. Mitrou, S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas (Editors), Privacy protection & Information and Communication Technologies, Papasotiriou Publishers, Athens, 2010.