Two International Conferences on Computer Science by Metropolitan College in Thessaloniki

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The Department of Computer Science of Metropolitan College in Thessaloniki, in collaboration with The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC), organized and hosted, with great success, for the fourth consecutive year, two conferences on Computer Science: "4th International Conference on Information Security and Digital Forensics - ISDF 2018” and “4th International Conference on Computing Technology and Information Management – ICCTIM 2018”. 

The conferences took place in Thessaloniki, Greece, at the main lecture theatre of Metropolitan College with the participation of international speakers coming from 19 countries, including USA, Great Britain, Japan, S. Korea, Spain, Finland, Germany, Brazil and Norway. Numerous special talks as well as workshops were held during the conferences.

ΙSDF 2018 focused on the following scientific sections: Digital Forensics, Information Assurance and Security Management, Cybersecurity.  ICCTIM 2018 emphasized among other topics at the following: Data Mining, Cryptography & Data Protection, Mobile Networking, Mobility and Nomadicity, Mobile Social Networks, E-Government, E-Learning, E-Technology. 

Two of the most remarkable moments were the main speaker's speech, Dr. Ameer Al-Nemrat, Senior Lecturer of University of East London and founder of UEL's Digital Laboratory as well as Mr Mark's Spooner speech who is the Head of Digital Forensics Crime Laboratory at Dixie State University, Utah. The conference was completed with scientists deriving from three Japanese universities (Soka University, Yokohama National University, NICT Tokyo) who presented theis researches on innovative fields such as Artificial Intelligence and Mechanical Learning.

The Academic team of Metropolitan College's Department of Computing also presented an interesting research suggestion on Cybercrime and Information Systems Security. Computing undergraduate student Alexandros Leonidianakos presented his research on IDS and Evangelos Aidonopoulos, graduate of MSc Information Security and Computer Forensics postgraduate programme presented his research in the field of penetration testing.