Cybersecurity Policy Officer Unit H1: Cybersecurity Technology & Capacity Building Directorate H: Digital Society, Trust and Cybersecurity Directorate General for Communication Networks
Content & Technology DG CONNECT European Commission
Dr. Ioannis G. Askoxylakis is Cybersecurity Policy Officer at the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of European Commission since 2018. Before joining the European Commission he has been Professor at Ecole des Ponts Business School in Paris (2018), Senior Researcher & Head of FORTHcert, the Computer Emergency Response Team of FORTH (2002-2018), member of the Plenary of the Hellenic Authority for Communication Security and Privacy (2016-2018), Professor of Cybersecurity and Internet of Things at Bournemouth University (2015-2018) and Research Fellow in 5G and IoT security in City University London (2015). In the past he has served as national representative in the Future Internet Forum of EU member and Associated States of DG CONNECT (2009-2013), as member of the Permanent Stakeholders Group of the European Network and Information Security Agency- ENISA (2009-2012) and as member the technical advisory committee of the Hellenic Ministry of Administrative Reform and e-governance (2011-2014). His interests lie in the fields of system and communication security, computer security incident response, IoT security and emergency response communications. He is the editor of 8 Cybersecurity books and the author of more than 50 publications in international journals and conference proceedings. He has organized and chaired several prestigious international cybersecurity conferences and workshops and he has coordinated and participated in more than 20 European funded R&D projects. He holds a Diploma in Physics from the University of Crete, a Master of Science in Communication Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and a PhD in Secure and Resilient Communications for Emergency Response from the University of Bristol.