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European Cyber Security Challenge

Cyprus participation at the European Cyber Security Challenge

 

ECSC

The European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) is an initiative coordinated by ENISA the European Union Network and Information Security Agency.  It aims at enhancing cyber security talent across Europe and connecting high potentials with industry leading organizations.  At its core the ECSC is an Information Security Hacking and Penetration Testing Competition.   

The competition will take place in Malaga, Spain during the period 30th October - 3rd November 2017

 

Cyprus Participating Team

CCS in cooperation with information security specialists based in Cyprus, from both academia and the industry is preparing the Cyprus’ first national team for this year’s ECSC. 

The participating Cyprus team will consist of 10 young contestants (aged between 14-25), to be accompanied by 2 mentors, selected from a team of mentors who are responsible for the selection process, training and preparation of the contestants prior to the trip.

 

Contributors

Organizer: Cyprus Computer Society

Strategic Partner: Cyta

Under the Auspices of: the Office of the Commissioner of Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation (OCECPR)

With the support of: Digital Champion

Gold Sponsor: Odyssey

Silver Sponsor: KPMG

Bronze Sponsor: Deloitte

Uniform by: Uniformity Demetriou 

 

Advisory Board

1 Antoniades Antonis  Office of the Commissioner of Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation 
2 Antoniades Lefteris  Odyssey Consultants
3 Athanasopoulos Elias University of Cyprus
4 Demos Demou ISACA
5 Dionysiou Ioanna  University of Nicosia
6 Ioannou Marios Resulco
7 Makedonas Christos Deloitte 
8 Masouras Panicos CCS
9 Nicolaou George Silensec
10 Stavrou Eliana UCLan Cyprus
11 Tsiourtos Constantinos CYBER ETHICS
12 Tziortzis George  KPMG 
  George Beitis CCS (Secretary duties)
  Papamiltiadou Christina CCS (Secretary duties)

 

Mentors

Christoforou Andreas CIRCLES
Kaniklides Alexandros  ODYSSEY
Loizides Simon  RUNESEC
Markitanis Nicolas  RUNESEC
Papapetrou Demetris  QSECURE
Yiakoumi Christos  KPMG

 

ECSC 17 (Malaga) Participating Team

 

 

Member Type

Name

Surname

Status

Job Title OR Field of Study

Univeristy or Company

CITY

1

Senior (20+)

Marios

Ioannou

prοfessional

Captain at Headquarters

National Guard

Larnaca

2

Senior (20+)

Konstantinos

Konstantinou

university student

BSC Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Cyprus

Nicosia

3

Senior (20+)

Varnavas

Papaioannou

university student

MSC Information Security

University College London

Nicosia

4

Senior (20+)

Vasilis

Sikkis

prοfessional

Information Security Advisor

E & Y

Nicosia

5

Senior (20+)

Nicos

Mouzouras

university student

BSC Computer Science

University of Cyprus

Nicosia

6

Junior (under 20)

Stephanos

Charalambous

university student

BSC Computer Science

University of Southampton

Nicosia

7

Junior (under 20)

Michalis

Antoniades

army

 

 

Nicosia

8

Junior (under 20)

Loizos

Nicolaou

army

 

 

Limassol

9

Junior (under 20)

Panayiotis

Gavriel

high school student

 

 

Limassol

10

Mentors

George

Beitis

 professional

 Senior System Administrator

 FOREX TIME

Nicosia

11

Mentors

Simon

Loizides

 professional

 Penetration Tester

 RUNESEC

Nicosia

 

Information

Please contact us for any enquiries. You are more than welcome to help us in this initiative.

Christina Papamiltiadou, c_papamiltiadou@ccs.org.cy, 22460