Security BSides Athens 2019

Security BSides Athens was held in Athens on:
Saturday, 22/June/2019

Where it happen

Security BSides Athens 2019 took place at:
Impact HUB Athens

Karaiskaki 28 10554
Athens, Greece

Our volunteers for 2019

Volunteers are vital for the event! We are looking for volunteers who would like to help with the event at the organisation level and on the day of the conference.

The organisers are also volunteers who believe in having such an international community-based conference in Athens.

If you believe you could help us put the event together or give us a hand on the day, do not hesitate to contact us: our volunteers' email:
(staff |@| bsidesath |.| gr)

Special thanks to:

• Triantafyllos Chantzis
• Manthos Sotiris Matthaiou
• Dimitris Chondros
• Dimitris Dimitriou
• Michalis Papadopoullos
• Nikolaos Kamarinakis
• Periklis Zepatos
• Jenny Bovoli
• Andronikos Kyriakou
• Christos Tsironas
• Alex M. Chrysikopoulos
• Thanos Kalachanis
• Manos Angelakis
• Margarita Koumpouri
• Stylianos Prodromos
• Alexandros Tziogkidis
• Nick Kapellos
• Ioanna Chounda
• Panagiota Georgopoulou

Join Us

Get Involved with Security BSides Athens! You can sponsor the event, help out on the day as a volunteer, present at the conference, attend talks and workshops, participate in competitions and most importantly, enjoy the day and have fun. Participate, network, learn, interact and share ideas with security minded people from all over the world. #BSidesAth


A big Thank You to everyone who made the conference a reality!

Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


CTF Partner

Hack The Box

We are very excited partnering up with Hack the Box offering trainings and CTF challenges, tailored to the Security BSides Athens community.

Supporting Partner


We are very excited to have OWASP onboard as a supporting partner. A special Thank You to OWASP London Chapter for the support.

Special Mention


An honour to have ENISA (EU CyberSecurity Agency) supporting Security BSides Athens, as one of its key mission objectives is raising awareness to EU citizens on cybersecurity matters. ENISA enhances and strengthens Member States capability and preparedness to prevent, detect and respond to network and information security problems and incidents. A special mention and a big Thank You to ENISA for the support.

Community support

If you wish to support Security BSides Athens contact us. Community sponsors are always welcome.




Our Speakers for 2019

You can see all talks by pressing the YouTube logo on the right of each speaker!

Intro video   |   Welcome video


Keynote Speakers Marnix Dekker & C. Skouloudi

Cybersecurity in the EU: Athens the heart of Cybersecurity in Europe.

Keynote Speakers Elpidio Romano

The challenge of the third millennium: the resilience of computer systems. Definition of specialized didactic paths tested in three eastern countries. The results of the Erasmus + LMPI project

Speaker Argyris Makrygeorgou

Cycl0ps+ aka Manually infused automation

Speaker Dimitrios Patsos

The Vulnerability Landscape of Greece


Speakers Jan Sirmer & Nikolaos Chrysaidos

Android malware from Global to Local: How a Different View Can Change Perspectives

Speaker Martijn Grooten

Understanding malspam

Speaker Isidoros Monogioudis

Powershell Best Security Practices and how to bypass them

Speaker Thomas V Fischer

Beyond Windows Forensics with Built-in Microsoft Tooling

Speaker Dave Lewis

Data Breaches: Barbarians in the Throne Room

Speaker Jaromir Horejsi

Looking through Muddy Waters: Insight into TTPs of a Middle Eastern threat actor

Speaker Dimitrios Bougioukas

Leveraging osquery for effective Incident Response as well as stealthy enumeration


Speaker David Lodge & Vangelis Stykas

Speaker Jessica Amery

The Role of Mobile Malware in Stalking Cases

Speaker Vaggelis Daravigkas

Past, Present and Future of DDoS

Workshop Speaker Sharka

Social Engineer’s Mindset and Toolset


Workshop Speakers Martin Hron & Nikolaos Chrysaidos

Tell me where you are? - a case study of GPS trackers security

Workshop Speaker Tom Owen

Of Ships and Speedboats – What is and isn’t working?


Photo gallery from the Event