Michael Sarantidis

The Crisis and I.T/I.S in the Greek Industry

 In the year 2008 the Greek industry was affected by the world economic crisis. It was clear that many things had changed and from that point and on nothing was ever going to be the same in terms of how business would be conducted. The crisis had an impact not only on the society and industry of Greece but also tilted the foundations of the Greek economy. One of them is technology. Particularly, the crisis has changed the way that industries perceive uses and invest in Information Technology.

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The Future of Website Authentication



In 2011, in the US,  Moxie Marlinspike made a presentation in the Black Hat convention talking about SSL and the Future of authentication. In his presentation, he mentioned how authentication is made, how authentication works, the current situation with certification and a number of solutions.

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TNI2011 – Session 1 – Technological Aspects


After attending a series of presentations and discussions in Heidelberg’s TechNet International (TNI 2011) and NC3A Industry Day, we wish to share our opinion and perspective of these events with the wider community!

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Introduction to the Real World of Knowledge!

As a member of the AFCEA Student Club I first took part in the TechNet Europe 2011 in Bratislava. The theme of the TechNet was ” The Cloud computing and its use in the defensive environment“. 

The conference comprised two different sections. The first part was dedicated to security & cloud computing and how it may be implemented in the armed forces. The second part was about the deployment and integration in the armed forces like NATO but businesses as well.  The conference begun with the welcome speeches of people who are involved with AFCEA Europe in Slovakia and the Defense Ministry of Slovak Republic. In the first part of the conference the prospects, evolution, present and business application of cloud security was presented and analyzed. As a student it was very interesting to hear about different aspects.  Various speakers with different background presented various aspects.

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