Security BSides Athens 2017

Security BSides Athens was held in Athens on:
Saturday, 24/June/2017

Where it happen

Security BSides Athens 2017 took place at:
Athinais Cultural Center

Kastorias 34, Votanikos 10447
Athens, Greece

Our volunteers for 2017

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:

• Dimitris Kolotouros
• Efstathios Boukikas
• Evangelos Mourikis
• George Filippas
• George Vasilakis
• Grigoris Valtas
• Leonidas Perrotis
• Manolis Angelakis
• Nikolaos Vourdas
• Triantafyllos Chantzis

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

The After-Party Sponsor

The After Party took place at a pub near events location.

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.

Community support

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



Our Speakers for 2017

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

Welcome video

Keynote Speaker Dave Lewis

Falling on Swords

Guest Speaker Stefanos Alevizos

The Smile of the Child

Speaker Yiannis Koukouras

Security in Continuous Integration and Continuous Development

Speaker James Spiteri (cancelled)

Security Operations Center (SOC) - All hands on deck



Speaker Andreas Ntakas - Emmanouil Gavriil

Detecting and Deceiving the Unknown with Illicium

Speaker Anna Stylianou

Car hacking – a real security threat or a media hype?

Speaker Dimitrios Margaritis

PeDetect the Undetectable with Sysmon and PowerShell Logs - Experiences from the field of CERT-EU

Speaker Thanassis Diogos

Operation Grand Mars, defending against Carbanak

Speaker Konstantinos Kosmidis

Machine Learning and Images for Malware Detection and Classification

Speaker Thomas V. Fischer

I Thought I Saw a |-|4><0.-

Speaker Andrew J C Blyth

The Role of Professionalism & Standards in Penetration Testing

Speaker Thomas V. Fischer

Don't Ignore GDPR, it impacts is wider than InfoSec

Speaker Ioannis Stais

LightBulb Framework: Shedding Light on the Dark Side of WAFs and Filters

Speaker Xavier Mertens

Unity Makes Strength

Speaker Eirini Anthi

Rupture: Automating cryptanalysis of HTTPS for AES ciphers

Speaker Christina Skouloudi & Alexandros Zacharis


Speaker Alexandros Zacharis

“The Browser Within”, Local exploitation of internal browsers in software

Speaker Theo Papadopoulos

A "Shortcut" to Red Teaming

Speaker Dimitris Grigoriou & Dimitris Karakostas

Attacking IPv6 - A MitM IPv6 patch for Bettercap

Workshop Speaker Spiros Fraganastasis & Dimitri Fousekis

Password Cracking & Hardware Workshop


Not recorded


Photo gallery from the Event