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 I am a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Cyber Security at University of Portsmouth, UK. My research interests span in the broad area of Cyber Security such as OSINT, Social Engineering, Distributed Denial of Service Attacks, Cloud Security, Digital Forensics, Network Anomaly Detection and Malware mitigation. 

 I hold professional certificates such as EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EC-Council Advance Penetration Testing (CAST611), ISACA Cobit 5 Foundation and a Cyberoam(Now acquired by Sophos) Certified Network and Security Professional (CCNSP), and I am an EC-Council accredited instructor providing professional certifications training on Cybersecurity and Penetration testing. Moreover I am Fellow of BCS, Silver ISACA member and Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

 Currently I am involved as PI in two H2020 research grants in Cyber Security. I always look for high motivated PhD students and Researchers to join my Cyber Security team. If you feel you are this person do not hesitate to contact me with your CV, a cover letter and proposal and I will be happy to have a discussion with you.

Education/Academic qualification

PG Cert, University of Plymouth

Award Date: 1 May 2017


Award Date: 1 Oct 2016

Ph.D., Democritus University of Thrace

Award Date: 1 Dec 2013

Master of Science, Democritus University of Thrace

Award Date: 1 Oct 2007


  • Q Science (General)
  • Cyber Security
  • Malware
  • Anomaly Detection
  • Machine learning


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