Nikos Pappas was born in 1976. He lived in the working class suburb of Kesariani. He joined the Youth Structures of Synaspismos (the left wing Coalition Political Party) in 1993 and he was elected afterwards Member of its Board.
He studied and worked in Scotland for several years.
He taught economics and worked as researcher in various projects at the Fraser of Allander Institute – University of Strathclyde.
He was awarded a PhD degree in Economics from Strathclyde University.
Nikos Pappas held the position of the director of Alexis Tsipras office from 2008 to 2015.
In the (January 2015) general elections he was elected as Member of the Parliament in the Athens B constituency. He was re-elected in the general election of September 2015.
He served as the Minister of State from January 2015 until November 2016.
He is currently the minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media and he is also member of the Political Council of Syriza.
Nikos Pappas - Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media
Manolis Sfakianakis - Major General (ret.) President and Founder of the Cyber Security International Institute (CSIi), Special Investigator - Analyst of Electronic Crime.
Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski - Partner & Head of Tech Regulation at the leading International Israeli law firm Herzog, Fox, Neeman (HFN). Director at Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Cyber Labs. Professor for Cyber Studies,Internet Law,E-Commerce and Cyber Security at Tel Aviv University. Professor of the Executive MBA Global of Kellogg.
Moty Cristal - CEO and Founder of the NEST consulting group. Member of the Israeli national negotiating team. Harvard graduate with significant cyber-attacking experience in many countries.
Mariana Pirgioti - Political analyst- media training expert. Co-founder of the Dome consulting firm with 30 years of experience as a journalist in the major Greek media (newspapers, radios, TV stations), she was General Manager at the IDKK (Institute for Democracy Konstantinos Karamanlis) think tank.
This interactive session will engage participants in a cyber-role-play simulation which will explore the disruptive effects of cyberattack. It will be an opportunity to recognize and manage the dramatic dilemmas which every company's management will face when it faces a data breach under GDPR regime and the need for proper preparations in order to mitigate the effects.
Dr. Nikos Th. Nikolinakos - Managing Partner in the leading law firm Nikolinakos - Lardas & Partners LLP. For 6 years in a row, he and his company have been awarded as no 1 in the fields of telecommunications, media and technology - TMT, in Data Protection and Cybersecurity, as well as in Intellectual Property (IP) and New Technologies.
Simulation of a cyber-attack with participants in the roles of the crisis management team.
Make sure your company leadership is prepared.